Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with Ruby on Rails Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$70,504
Avg. Salary
$6,104
Bonus
$3,163
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with Ruby on Rails skills in Chicago, Illinois is $70,504.
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$62k
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$71k
90%
$91k
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$62k - $91k
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$64k - $99k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $83,675 based on 121 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,961 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,964 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 49.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (33.7% more) and New York, New York (19.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (8.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 153 survey responses.
Early Career
79.1%
Mid Career
17.6%
Experienced
3.3%