Average Mid-Career Software Engineer with Ruby on Rails Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$100,049
Avg. Salary
$10,174
Bonus
$29,479
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer with Ruby on Rails skills in Chicago, Illinois is $100,049.
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$81k - $120k
Bonus
$2k - $22k
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$74k - $158k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineers?

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 $70,161 based on 6 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,132 based on 123 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 41.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (25.8% more) and New York, New York (23.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Baltimore, Maryland (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 134 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.5%
Early Career
91.8%
Experienced
3.7%