Senior Software Engineer Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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Senior Software Engineer
Account Executive
Account Manager
Accountant
Analytics Manager
Android Developer
Art Director
Automation Engineer
Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
CIO (Chief Information Officer)
Client Success Manager
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
Community Manager
Content Manager
Content Marketing Manager
Content Strategist
Controller
COO (Chief Operating Officer)
Copywriter
CPO (Chief Product Officer)
Creative Director
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
Data Engineer
Data Scientist
Design Director
Desktop Support
DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
Director of Operations
Director of Product Management
Director of Software Engineering
Editor
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
Principal Software Engineer
Product Analyst
Product Designer
Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Product Owner
Project Coordinator
Project Manager
Public Relations Manager
Public Relations Specialist
QA Analyst
QA Engineer
Recruiter
Sales Development Representative
Sales Director
Sales Engineer
Sales Manager
Sales Operations Analyst
Sales Operations Manager
Salesforce Developer
Scrum Master
Security Engineer
Senior Accountant
Senior Business Analyst
Senior Data Analyst
Senior Data Scientist
Senior Financial Analyst
Senior Marketing Manager
Senior Product Manager
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Senior Project Manager
Senior Recruiter
Senior Software Engineer
Senior Technical Writer
Senior UI Designer
Senior UX Designer
SEO Manager
SEO Specialist
Social Media Manager
Software Engineer
Software Test Engineer
Technical Project Manager
Technical Recruiter
Technical Support
Technical Writer
UI Designer
UX Designer
Vice President of Care
Vice President of Engineering
Vice President of Finance
Vice President of Human Resources
Vice President of Marketing
Vice President of Operations
Vice President of Product
Vice President of Sales
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Senior Software Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$119,582
$8,583
Additional Cash Compensation
$128,165
Total Compensation
Median: $120K
Min: $75K
Max: $180K

How Much Does a Senior Software Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Chicago is $119,582. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Chicago is $8,583. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Chicago is $128,165. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

22,754
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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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 $124,755 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $87,000 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $119,613.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $113,467.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,386
Min: $42K
Max: $91K
Salesforce Developer $73,231
Min: $30K
Max: $108K
QA Engineer $75,211
Min: $33K
Max: $106K
Software Test Engineer $77,684
Min: $48K
Max: $117K
Data Engineer $83,889
Min: $64K
Max: $121K
Automation Engineer $87,867
Min: $59K
Max: $141K
Front End Developer $92,097
Min: $70K
Max: $133K
DevOps Engineer $93,680
Min: $74K
Max: $120K
Android Developer $98,250
Min: $85K
Max: $110K
iOS Developer $102,333
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $102,856
Min: $60K
Max: $150K
Security Engineer $103,750
Min: $71K
Max: $130K
Sales Engineer $108,421
Min: $55K
Max: $145K
Senior Software Engineer $119,582
Min: $75K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $128,529
Min: $103K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $129,533
Min: $120K
Max: $149K
Engineering Manager $146,170
Min: $125K
Max: $165K
Director of Software Engineering $161,000
Min: $105K
Max: $221K
Vice President of Engineering $201,933
Min: $125K
Max: $325K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $204,700
Min: $110K
Max: $310K

Dev + Engineer jobs in Chicago
540

.NET Developer

As a .Net Developer you will be building highly customized ecommerce and CMS web applications that bridge the gap between our clients and their customers. As part of a scrum team, you’ll be collaborating with teammates and clients through the full project lifecycle, from requirements gathering to launch, to develop solutions that help advance our client’s mission.
Chicago
2 hours ago
+22

Senior .Net Developer

We are looking for Senior Developers who have serious experience working with C# and developing ASP.NET applications. You'll have the opportunity to lead full life-cycle projects, from requirements gathering and technical design through development, launch, and support. Each project gives you the chance to solve unique business problems for our clients...
Chicago
2 hours ago
+22

Sr. Software Engineer

Daugherty Business Solutions is seeking Software Engineers with a Java focus to join us. Based in Oakbrook Terrace, you will be developing solutions for unpredictable problems that our Chicagoland clients face while operating their business. Your superior technical expertise within database, pattern implementation, coding and architecture make you a good fit for Team Daugherty.
Chicago
3 hours ago

Software Engineer

As a Software Engineer at Wellspring, you will collaborate closely with business development, product development, and client services teams to develop creative solutions to real­-world customer demands. We are looking for energetic and motivated individuals ready to join our top­notch development team and take on the exciting challenges an enterprise SaaS platform provides.
Chicago
3 hours ago
+24

Senior Software Engineer

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.
Chicago
3 hours ago

Software Developer

Company Description In the past seven years, Zoro has grown from a group of 6 people working out of a 2,000 square foot building, offering fewer than
Northwest Suburbs
3 hours ago
+30

Lead Software Engineer, .NET

Shiftgig is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join its growing development team. The right candidate is an engineer with a proven track record of success, who will be comfortable in a fast paced startup environment. You should cherish experimentation and exploration with new technologies, while at the same time keeping your mind on the task currently at hand.
Chicago
3 hours ago
+10

Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

About SeedSeed is a startup financial exchange focused on cryptocurrency and emerging markets. Seed is seeking a smart, driven individual with
Chicago
3 hours ago

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in Chicago

$95,700
Yearly Salary
A Developer Senior reported a yearly salary of $95,700 with +$9,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$13,925,616
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $13,925,616
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$108,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Staff Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $108,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$122,500
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $122,500
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Developer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr Java Developer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago

Chicago Companies with the Highest Senior Software Engineer Salaries

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Mobile, Software
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+11
Consumer Web, Fintech
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