Junior Software Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$84,436
$22,985
Additional Cash Compensation
$107,421
Total Compensation
Median: $84K
Min: $63K
Max: $130K

How Much Does a Junior Software Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Junior Software Engineer in Chicago is $84,436. The average additional cash compensation for a Junior Software Engineer in Chicago is $22,985. The average total compensation for a Junior Software Engineer in Chicago is $107,421. Junior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Junior Software Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Junior Software Engineer jobs in Chicago

Junior Software Engineer

Chicago
6 days ago
+32
As a Junior Software Engineer, you will be instrumental to the delivery of a new kind of platform for healthcare, one built specifically for the clinical team. From design to implementation, you will partner with our engineering, product, and design teams in a fast-paced, agile environment to transform ideas into a reality. Utilizing modern methodologies and open source tools, you will be empowered to push the boundaries of development as we seek to deliver applications that will directly and immediately impact the experience of our care teams and patients. 

Junior Software Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+22
Job Description As a Software Engineer, you'll work on everything from customer-facing web and mobile applications using cutting-edge open source frameworks, to highly-available RESTful services, to back-end C# and Java based systems using the hottest techniques. We are a team of full stack engineers with in-depth DevOps expertise. Our programming languages have been Java, C#, and Python. We are big fans on building products using Open Source

Junior Software Engineer (C#/JAVA)

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+22
Job Description As a member of our Software Engineering Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation and engineering practices. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture

Junior Software Engineer

Chicago
5 hours ago
+22
Silverwork is the future of mortgage automation, and we are looking for motivated developers to join our team. The Junior Software Engineer position is for recent graduates looking to start their software engineering career by learning advanced intelligent automation, and to gain practical experience working as part of a collaborative team of intelligent automation experts, product analysts, and analytics specialists. Who we are: Silverwork

Junior Software Engineer

Chicago
13 hours ago
+51
Role: Junior Software Engineer Reporting to: Lead Senior Engineer COVID-19: When the COVID-19 Pandemic hit in March of 2020, we were one of the first companies to send our people to work from home.  And since then, we’re still (mostly) working remotely.  Our first core value is “People First” and the pandemic has reinforced how true this value reigns to us.  Our office is located in the Chicago loop, and those that want to may work in-office. 

Junior Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Junior Software Engineer salary in Chicago is between $70k - $80k.

Average Junior Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Junior Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $95,786 on average.

Junior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Junior Software Engineer salary for women is $80,125 and the average Junior Software Engineer salary for men is $88,111.

Junior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Junior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $104,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $80,875.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $72,671
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,436
Min: $63K
Max: $130K
QA Engineer $87,626
Min: $0K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $91,482
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Android Developer $95,869
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,458
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,319
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $106,095
Min: $60K
Max: $165K
Automation Engineer $107,125
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Security Engineer $113,208
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $113,645
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Game Developer $114,600
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Salesforce Developer $115,354
Min: $66K
Max: $197K
Site Reliability Engineer $115,778
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer $117,742
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
DevOps Engineer $119,212
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer $122,421
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
QA Manager $123,615
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $133,896
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Lead Software Engineer $135,854
Min: $95K
Max: $175K
Database Administrator $136,333
Min: $95K
Max: $166K
Data Architect $143,330
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $150,530
Min: $77K
Max: $221K
Hardware Engineer $153,722
Min: $85K
Max: $253K
Principal Software Engineer $155,864
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Machine Learning Engineer $158,000
Min: $125K
Max: $220K
Data Engineering Manager $161,523
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $182,316
Min: $130K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $200,907
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $203,121
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Junior Software Engineer salaries in Chicago

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Javascript
2% have this skill
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SQL
2% have this skill
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Java
2% have this skill
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Front-end
1% have this skill
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Node.js
1% have this skill
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C#
1% have this skill

Recent Junior Software Engineer salaries in Chicago

$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Junior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $70,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Junior Developer reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Chicago
$76,000
Yearly Salary
A Associate Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $76,000 with +$4,250 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Associate Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $70,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$102,000
Yearly Salary
A Cloud Developer reported a yearly salary of $102,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Junior Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $70,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Junior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$72,000
Yearly Salary
A Junior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $72,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Prefer not to say
1-10 Employees
Chicago
$92,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer I reported a yearly salary of $92,500
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$72,000
Yearly Salary
A Support Engineer reported a yearly salary of $72,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
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