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

$98,000
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$52,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer with SQL skills in Chicago, Illinois is $98,000.
25%
$84k
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$98k
75%
$150k
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$84k - $150k
Bonus
$0 - $53k
Total Pay
$85k - $168k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in .NET, Java and Linux are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language 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 $70,979 based on 38 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,552 based on 236 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,982 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,473 based on 21 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 53.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (30.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (27.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 372 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.2%
Early Career
63.4%
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
5.6%