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

The average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois is $88,442 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.

$65,273 - $111,539
(Median)
$65K
$88K
$110K
MEDIAN: $88,441
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90%

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$45.78 - $100.00
(Median)
$46
$59
$100
MEDIAN: $58.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,273 - $111,539  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,033  
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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$66,407 - $123,387  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 346
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$45.78 - $100.00  
   
Overtime
$32.43 - $73.97  
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$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,033  
   
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).
)
$66,407 - $123,387  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$92,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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

VB.Net
up arrow 10%

Linux
up arrow 5%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 5%

UNIX
up arrow 4%

Oracle
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 3%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

SQL
0%

National Average
$92,000

Java
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 8%
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