Average Late-Career Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$107,000
Avg. Salary
$10,000
Bonus
$14,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills in Chicago, Illinois is $107,000.
25%
$93k
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$107k
75%
$126k
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Salary
$93k - $126k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $14k
Total Pay
$102k - $139k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language, .NET, SQL and C# Programming Language.

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. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,190 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 56.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (27.1% more) and Austin, Texas (21.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 114 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.8%
Early Career
53.5%
Mid Career
22.8%
Experienced
7.9%