Average Experienced Software Engineer with SQL Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$97,769
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$10,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer with SQL skills in Chicago, Illinois is $97,769.
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$66k
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$98k
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$141k
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $71,295 based on 40 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,354 based on 243 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,198 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,000.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 38.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (25.5% more) and New York, New York (24.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 373 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.7%
Early Career
65.1%
Mid Career
21.7%
Late Career
2.4%