Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois is $72,686 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 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.

$51,332 - $101,130
(Median)
$51K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,685
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$15.21 - $46.29
(Median)
$15
$44
$46
MEDIAN: $43.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,332 - $101,130  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,617  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$52,915 - $109,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $46.29  
   
Overtime
$44.38 - $69.23  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,617  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$52,915 - $109,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

C#
up arrow 9%

.NET
up arrow 8%

SQL
0%

C++
0%

National Average
$75,000

HTML
up arrow 5%

JavaScript
up arrow 8%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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