Average Mid-Career Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$97,821
Avg. Salary
$7,167
Bonus
$9,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer with Java skills in Chicago, Illinois is $97,821.
10%
$72k
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$98k
90%
$122k
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$72k - $122k
Bonus
$3k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $9k
Total Pay
$75k - $133k
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, C# Programming Language, SQL and JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,152 based on 90 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,267 based on 330 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,722 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $126,482.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 37.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (26.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (22.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (5.1% less) and San Diego, California (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 446 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.2%
Early Career
74.0%
Experienced
4.5%
Late Career
1.3%