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Senior Software Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$129,532
$13,816
Additional Cash Compensation
$143,348
Total Compensation
Median: $130K
Min: $89K
Max: $180K

How Much Does a Senior Software Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Chicago is $129,532. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Chicago is $13,816. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Chicago is $143,348. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Senior Software Engineer jobs in Chicago

SR. SOFTWARE ENGINEER, HADOOP

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+48
Meet with end users to gather feature enhancements and validate platform capabilities. Work closely with data science, engineering, analytics and data warehouse teams to define and implement solutions. Act as “on site interface” for data science, engineering, analytics and data warehouse teams to remote engineering resources. Write stories (or requirements) of platform enhancements. Work with data science, engineering, analytics and data warehouse teams during sprint cycles to validate design and provide feedback. Provide tuning support and analysis for applications. Provide framework support for Spark, HBase and Hive. Drive best practices for application development. 

SR. SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Chicago
1 month ago
+48
As a Senior Software Engineer, you will lead a small team of 2-3 engineers developing Conversant’s mission critical microservices. This desirable position provides the opportunity of tremendous exposure and career growth and is ideally matched with your experience, skills and passion. You will have top level software engineers readily available, access to latest tools and hardware, and a culture of entrepreneurial spirits to help you and your team achieve success.

Sr. Software Engineer

Chicago
2 months ago
+31
Grubhub is seeking an experienced software engineer to join our dynamic Corporate Initiative team. Our work is growing the business into new areas of opportunity, spearheading service creation, and expansion across all the core areas of the platform. Day-to-day activities involve coding against stories in a sprint, verifying tests, and getting peer reviews prior to having the code accepted. The work will be distributed across many of the platform systems within Grubhub, to bring holistic technology releases to support large expansions in the business offerings. As a Continuous Delivery organization, releases to production are frequent, avoiding classic challenges of meeting/discussion/planning fatigue and roll-back difficulties that comes with heavy, infrequent production releases.

Sr. Software Engineer

Chicago
2 months ago
+25
Lead a team of outstanding developers to implement and continuously improve enterprise software solutions that are high-performance and that their users love. Assist the IT leadership team in planning for and acting on requirements for constant growth and expansion of Kalderos’ technology environment. Quickly gain expertise with Kalderos’ existing environment and business models and provide input on how to continually enhance both. Help to establish and promote software development standards and align them with changing technologies. Continually research and analyze new technology frameworks and tools that Kalderos can bring to bear in its continuous improvement journey.

Sr Software Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+43
Collaborate with developers, designers, product managers, and testers to build great solutions to complex digital advertising problems. Work on projects spanning our entire stack, including our React UI, Rails middle-tier, Java services, databases, caches, and external API. Participate in a collaborative software development process. Lend and receive feedback on RFCs and pull requests. Integrate Centro’s software with external systems. Ad tech is an ecosystem. Centro wins by working with everyone from ad servers, exchanges, DMPs, billing and reconciliation platforms. Build and extend Centro’s culture of growth and self-improvement. We expand our skills with lightning talks, lunch and learns, book clubs, and the occasional fun programming exercise.

SR Software Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+20
Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE: DFIN) is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to evolve our proprietary document management system into a modern, scalable solution. You will be responsible for writing new RESTful microservices which replace current components in our ecosystem. If you are committed to delivering reliable, maintainable, performant and scalable software, this is the role for you. Come be part of an innovative and growing team that cares about you, your personal growth and development. This role is available at our Chicago office.

Sr. Software Engineer, Front End, Zoro

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+58
Your objective will be to build and support robust tools, applications, and frameworks that provide a world class customer experience. As a Javascript engineer, your work will directly impact our customers experience using our website. Speed and functionality are crucial to our success. To be successful in this role you must be the kind of software engineer who can produce strong front end code; a person who can build great products and provide a great customer experience. We don’t care if you taught yourself, attended a boot camp, or have a Computer Science degree; we care that you know your stuff. This means you have superb software engineering fundamentals, produce thoughtfully designed code that is reliable and maintainable. All of that is meaningless without thorough testing, of course. We’re looking for engineers that are enthusiastic about learning new technologies and skills that will continue to make a difference as Zoro steps the next step forward.

Senior Software Engineer

Chicago
1 day ago
+55
Contribute to the development of our product portfolio built with Clojure, Amazon Web Services, and PostgreSQL. You will partner with business and technical professionals to ensure the code is well designed within an Agile framework to contribute to architecture and development environments. We want you to grow your skills with us! Start on or before 11/21/2019 and we’ll bring you to Clojure/conj 2019 along with our other developers. Our team manages our own internal training, with budgets for classes, conferences, books, and materials. Mentor other junior members as the team grows.

Senior Software Engineer - Imaging

Chicago
1 day ago
+21
As a Senior  Software Engineer at Relativity you will leverage your development expertise, leading software projects to continue to build out our software platform, Relativity. You will help solve complex problems as we continue to innovate and build great technology. You will lead projects on a highly scalable and dynamic web system which supports integration with multiple search engines, clustering technologies, and client component interaction through web services. This is all utilizing many of the newer, and strongest technologies. You will build highly distributable systems composed of multiple database, processing, and web servers within the massive data field.

Senior Software Engineer, C++

Chicago
2 days ago
+38
Have significant experience developing high-availability systems in C++ and Python with very tight resource/latency constraints. Have a background in multi-threaded programming and a strong understanding of hardware/software interaction. Are comfortable working “under the hood” and you are quite skilled in performance tuning (applications, Linux, socket I/O, etc.) and troubleshooting. Have experience working with C++ libraries like STL and Boost. Are up to date on the C++0x/11 standards and have opinions about them. Have worked on challenging projects that involved things like building a custom compiler, writing a matching engine, or working with large amounts of data in real time. Have strong verbal and written communication skills.

Senior Software Engineer

Chicago
5 days ago
+39
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Project44 Engineering team in Chicago! You will work in a fast-paced Agile team to design and implement Java applications. Develop or maintain Java application including designing, coding, testing, debugging, and deployment as needed. Recommend new technologies and methodologies to management for meeting business needs. Provide technical advice and assist in solving programming problems. Comfortable in a modern software engineering environment using the latest technologies and tools. Ability / Skill-set to use the best tool to get the job done. Review the work done by other team members to make sure it adheres to the standards.

Senior Software Engineer

Chicago
5 days ago
+28
Senior Software Engineers at Civis amplify the contributions of their colleagues by leading engineering teams or tackling our hardest, riskiest, or most complex technical projects. Depending on interest, roles for senior engineers may focus on team leadership or individual contribution; either way we’re looking for judgment, ownership, and autonomy. At Civis, you will be responsible for making good choices about technical questions, and also about what technical projects are worth pursuing. You will play an outsized role in making Civis a great place to build great software products.

Senior Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Senior Software Engineer salary in Chicago is between $120k - $130k.

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Software Engineer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $131,363 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $116,628 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $129,730.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $135,454.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $71,717
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $78,065
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
Software Test Engineer $90,435
Min: $70K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $90,484
Min: $55K
Max: $133K
Android Developer $96,077
Min: $65K
Max: $122K
iOS Developer $100,848
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $102,783
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $103,447
Min: $73K
Max: $155K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $109,214
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $110,673
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
DevOps Engineer $113,368
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Data Engineer $115,380
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $129,532
Min: $89K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $137,094
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Engineering Manager $145,460
Min: $101K
Max: $206K
Principal Software Engineer $149,541
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $179,741
Min: $140K
Max: $240K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $201,920
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $208,526
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Senior Software Engineer salaries in Chicago

1
Javascript
10% have this skill
2
SQL
9% have this skill
3
Java
7% have this skill
4
Front-end
7% have this skill
5
Amazon Web Services
6% have this skill
6
C#
6% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in Chicago

$121,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $121,000 with +$17,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$127,920
Yearly Salary
A Lead Java Engineer reported a yearly salary of $127,920 with +$12,792 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$129,780
Yearly Salary
A Lead Java Engineer reported a yearly salary of $129,780 with +$12,978 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$6,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $185,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer Mobile reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$12,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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