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Software Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $73,650 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$54,714 - $98,781
(Median)
$55K
$74K
$99K
MEDIAN: $73,650
10%
50%
90%

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$19.35 - $80.54
(Median)
$19
$36
$81
MEDIAN: $35.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,714 - $98,781  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
Profit Sharing
$1,922 - $13,231  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$55,013 - $104,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 677
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$19.35 - $80.54  
   
Overtime
$15.07 - $52.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,922 - $13,231  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$55,013 - $104,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%



National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Python
up arrow 5%

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

Java
0%

SQL
0%

C++
0%

Linux
0%

UNIX
0%

National Average
$76,000

.NET
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

C
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 4%

Oracle
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%