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

The average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois is $87,804 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$65,067 - $108,792
(Median)
$65K
$88K
$110K
MEDIAN: $87,804
10%
50%
90%

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$45.96 - $99.78
(Median)
$46
$59
$100
MEDIAN: $59.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,067 - $108,792  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,386  
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $15,456  
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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$66,098 - $120,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 358
National Hourly Rate 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$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$45.96 - $99.78  
   
Overtime
$29.62 - $73.40  
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.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,386  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $15,456  
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).
)
$66,098 - $120,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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.

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


Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$92,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 7%

Linux
up arrow 6%

UNIX
up arrow 5%

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 5%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 2%

Oracle
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

National Average
$92,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 8%
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