Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois is $69,791 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$50,316 - $95,277
(Median)
$50K
$70K
$95K
MEDIAN: $69,790
10%
50%
90%

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$22.15 - $46.37
(Median)
$22
$44
$46
MEDIAN: $43.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,316 - $95,277  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
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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$52,559 - $100,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.15 - $46.37  
   
Overtime
$33.45 - $69.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
   
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).
)
$52,559 - $100,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

C#
up arrow 9%

.NET
0%

National Average
$71,000

C++
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%
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