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

A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $86,203 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$63,942 - $108,952
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $86,202
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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$41.46 - $98.19
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MEDIAN: $58.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,942 - $108,952  
   
Bonus
$491.51 - $13,883  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $14,830  
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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$64,779 - $120,452  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 551
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$41.46 - $98.19  
   
Overtime
$31.32 - $66.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$491.51 - $13,883  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $14,830  
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).
)
$64,779 - $120,452  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 551
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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 8%
National Average
$90,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

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

Java/J2EE
up arrow 7%
Ruby on Rails
up arrow 7%
Oracle
up arrow 4%
C#
up arrow 2%
.NET
up arrow 2%
UNIX
up arrow 2%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 2%
Linux
up arrow 1%
Microsoft SQL Server
0%
National Average
$90,000
SQL
up arrow 1%
Java
up arrow 2%
ASP.NET
up arrow 2%
C++
up arrow 3%
JavaScript
up arrow 4%
HTML
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%
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