Average Early-Career Software Engineer with .NET Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$76,017
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$4,872
Bonus
$2,190
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with .NET skills in Chicago, Illinois is $76,017.
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$58k
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$76k
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$97k
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$58k - $97k
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$995 - $9k
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$59k - $101k
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in JavaScript, Java, Python, SQL and C# Programming Language 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 $70,710 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,564 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,186 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $114,630.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (10.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (5.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (2.8% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 83 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.7%
Mid Career
56.6%
Experienced
18.1%
Late Career
9.6%