Software Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $74,308 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.

$55,663 - $98,908

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$19.30 - $81.05

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,663 - $98,908  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $11,441  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $12,840  
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).
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$55,830 - $105,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 743
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$19.30 - $81.05  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $52.12  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$400.00 - $11,441  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $12,840  
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).
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$55,830 - $105,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Experience Affects Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%



National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 10%

Python
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 1%

Java
0%

C++
0%

UNIX
0%

National Average
$77,000

.NET
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 5%

PL/SQL
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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