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

The average pay for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois is $67,032 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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$46,146 - $95,466
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $67,031
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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
$46,146 - $95,466  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,328  
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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$47,499 - $101,973  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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 - $9,328  
   
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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$47,499 - $101,973  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$69,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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

.NET
up arrow 3%
SQL
up arrow 2%
C#
up arrow 2%
C++
up arrow 2%
Java
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ASP.NET
up arrow 1%
National Average
$69,000
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%
JavaScript
up arrow 8%
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Gender
Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 16%
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