Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average pay for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois is $67,287 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$45,838 - $95,896
(Median)
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96K
MEDIAN: $67,286
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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$15.32 - $48.94
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MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,838 - $95,896  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $4,608  
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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$47,064 - $102,308  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $48.94  
   
Overtime
$33.45 - $69.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $4,608  
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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$47,064 - $102,308  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$69,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

SQL
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C#
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C++
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National Average
$69,000
Microsoft SQL Server
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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 17%
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