Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Chicago, Illinois is $77,720 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$55,622 - $101,130
$56K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $77,421
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50%
90%

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$15.32 - $58.72
$15
$35
$59
MEDIAN: $35.06
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$0$107K
Salary $55,622 - $101,130
Bonus $984 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $5,192
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,829 - $107,050
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 94
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $15.32 - $58.72
Overtime $49.07
Annual Data $0$107K
Bonus $984 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $5,192
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,829 - $107,050
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$80,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Python
▲4%

C#
▲3%

.NET
▲3%

SQL
▲2%

C# Programming Language
▲1%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲1%

National Average
$80,000

JavaScript
▼3%

C++
▼6%

Java
▼8%

HTML
▼11%

C++ Programming Language
▼11%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▼11%

Linux
▼15%

PHP
▼16%

MySQL
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 12%