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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $86,960 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$64,784 - $109,282
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $86,960
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$43.63 - $99.41
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MEDIAN: $57.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$64,784 - $109,282  
   
Bonus
$484.38 - $14,026  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $14,899  
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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$65,589 - $120,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 445
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$43.63 - $99.41  
   
Overtime
$30.43 - $70.00  
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.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$484.38 - $14,026  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $14,899  
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).
)
$65,589 - $120,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$91,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

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

Linux
up arrow 7%

UNIX
up arrow 5%

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 5%

Oracle
up arrow 4%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 1%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%

SQL
0%

Java
0%

National Average
$91,000

ASP.NET
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%