Average Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with SQL Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$68,989
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$3,500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with SQL skills in Chicago, Illinois is $68,989.
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$32k
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$69k
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$94k
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An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $82,813 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,933 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 8.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (5.9% more) and Dallas, Texas (2.9% more).

Years of Experience

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Early Career
65.0%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
15.0%

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