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Software Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $73,000 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
$52,686 - $97,897
(Median)
53K
63K
73K
86K
98K
MEDIAN: $73,000
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$19.51 - $78.39
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,686 - $97,897  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,693  
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).
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$53,479 - $104,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 629
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$19.51 - $78.39  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $52.60  
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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,693  
   
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).
)
$53,479 - $104,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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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.

Experience Affects Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%



National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Python
up arrow 6%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

C#
0%

UNIX
0%

National Average
$76,000

Java
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

C
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
up arrow 6%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 8%

PL/SQL
up arrow 10%

Oracle
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%