Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $79,282 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$59,729 - $105,137
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$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,282
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$24.66 - $74.42
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$74
MEDIAN: $40.39
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,729 - $105,137  
   
Bonus
$1,034 - $13,058  
Profit Sharing
$196.78 - $9,658  
Total Pay (?
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$60,587 - $114,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 607
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.66 - $74.42  
   
Overtime
$42.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,034 - $13,058  
   
Profit Sharing
$196.78 - $9,658  
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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$60,587 - $114,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

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

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

▲25%

▲9%

National Average
$83,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries



▲4%

▲1%

▲1%

Python
▼0%

Angular.js
▼0%

National Average
$83,000

▼1%

SQL
▼2%

C++
▼3%

C#
▼5%

▼5%


C
▼7%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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