Average Early-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with Java Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$81,586
Avg. Salary
$4,500
Bonus
$5,498
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with Java skills in Chicago, Illinois is $81,586.
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$58k
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$82k
90%
$92k
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$58k - $92k
Bonus
$511 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$58k - $94k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers?

An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,989 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 37.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (31.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (20.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (12.1% less) and Austin, Texas (7.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14 survey responses.
Entry Level
64.3%
Mid Career
35.7%