Average Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$114,882
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
25%
$101k
MEDIAN
$115k
75%
$125k

The average salary for a Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) is $114,882

Base Salary
$101k - $125k
Bonus
$3k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $18k
Total Pay
$105k - $167k
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What Do Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)s Do?

Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
100.0%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

67%

Dental

67%

Vision

50%

None

33%