Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with C Programming Language Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$71,769
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$5,000
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with C Programming Language skills in Chicago, Illinois is $71,769.
10%
$52k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$108k
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$52k - $108k
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$52k - $107k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $72,302 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 40.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (37.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (29.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 45 survey responses.
Early Career
73.3%
Mid Career
26.7%