Average Experienced Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$109,190
Avg. Salary
$10,067
Bonus
$14,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer with Linux skills in Chicago, Illinois is $109,190.
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$81k
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$109k
90%
$130k
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Salary
$81k - $130k
Bonus
$10k - $14k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $14k
Total Pay
$91k - $144k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, Java, JavaScript, C# Programming Language and SQL.

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 $74,968 based on 18 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,685 based on 61 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,393 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,000.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 25.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (15.0% more) and San Francisco, California (14.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (11.8% less) and Huntsville, Alabama (4.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 110 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.4%
Early Career
55.5%
Mid Career
23.6%
Late Career
4.5%