Average Software Engineer with SQL Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$82,115
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$5,205
Bonus
$1,750
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The average salary for a Software Engineer with SQL skills in Chicago, Illinois is $82,115.
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$61k
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$82k
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$108k
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$61k - $108k
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$2k - $15k
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$4 - $29k
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$61k - $113k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

Skills in Java and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, C# Programming Language 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 $70,978 based on 38 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,591 based on 258 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,214 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,769 based on 21 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 46.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (24.8% more) and New York, New York (24.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 408 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.3%
Early Career
63.2%
Mid Career
20.1%
Experienced
5.1%
Late Career
2.2%