The average pay for a Mid-Career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois is $82,284 per year. A skill in JavaScript is associated with high pay for this job.
Mid-Career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$63,314 - $103,467
(Median)
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100K
MEDIAN: $82,283
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Mid-Career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$40.55 - $96.92
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $60
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,314 - $103,467  
   
Bonus
$975 - $13,226  
Profit Sharing
$487.96 - $15,000  
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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$63,882 - $116,734  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 368
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$40.55 - $96.92  
   
Overtime
$29.88 - $75.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$975 - $13,226  
   
Profit Sharing
$487.96 - $15,000  
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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$63,882 - $116,734  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 368
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

JavaScript
up arrow 12%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 9%
Linux
up arrow 6%
UNIX
up arrow 6%
Oracle
up arrow 5%
C++
up arrow 4%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 3%
C#
up arrow 2%
.NET
up arrow 1%
Microsoft SQL Server
0%
National Average
$86,000
ASP.NET
up arrow 1%
SQL
up arrow 1%
Java
up arrow 2%
HTML
up arrow 4%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 90 votes.
Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 8%
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