Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with SQL Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$70,978
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$4,952
Bonus
$1,011
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with SQL skills in Chicago, Illinois is $70,978.
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$57k
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$71k
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$89k
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$57k - $89k
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$57k - $94k
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java, Python, JavaScript, C++ Programming Language and C# Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $79,892 based on 247 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,444 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,769 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $106,500.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 44.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (37.9% more) and New York, New York (25.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 353 survey responses.
Early Career
70.0%
Mid Career
22.1%
Experienced
5.4%
Late Career
2.5%