Average Early-Career Software Engineer with C# Programming Language Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$76,542
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,042
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with C# Programming Language skills in Chicago, Illinois is $76,542.
10%
$59k
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$77k
90%
$98k
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Salary
$59k - $98k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$60k - $103k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in JavaScript, Java, Python, SQL and Ruby on Rails are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $71,724 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,898 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,295 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,019.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Redmond, Washington earn an average of 46.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (29.1% more) and New York, New York (15.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (5.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 113 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.7%
Mid Career
57.5%
Experienced
16.8%
Late Career
8.0%