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Software Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$103,447
$10,529
Additional Cash Compensation
$113,976
Total Compensation
Median: $103K
Min: $73K
Max: $155K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Chicago is $103,447. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Chicago is $10,529. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Chicago is $113,976. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,773
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
183,629
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
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Software Engineer jobs in Chicago

Software Engineer

Chicago
2 days ago
+47
You will work with our development team developing customer-specific solutions. You will use various tools and services such as Python and NodeJS, plus AWS services including EC2, RDS, SQS, Lambda, Cloudwatch. You will be involved in hands-on development work to integrate with technologies from our key partners, such as Adobe, Google, Salesforce, Microsoft, and Amazon. You will collaborate with our product managers, sales staff, and customer success staff to define, test, and code solutions for an industry-leading product that does attribution, call tracking, call routing, and call analytics.

Software Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+55
The Software Engineering team contributes to the development and improvement of the services we provide for our customers. Reporting to the manager of back-end software engineering, you will develop back-end services used across our entire technology platform.

Software Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+29
Design, develop, support, and maintain trading systems, tools, and infrastructure. Collaborate deeply with traders, risk analysts, researchers, and other engineers. Gain and develop an in-depth understanding of trading theory and practice.

Software Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+20
Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE: DFIN) is seeking a Software Engineer to assist in a modernization effort of our proprietary document management system. You will assist in the creation of RESTful microservices which replace current functionality in our systems. 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.

Software Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+39
Build high quality software for large scale and highly available systems. Break down complex requirements into workable technical solutions. Ability to develop in a fast-paced, quality-driven environment. Willingness to vocalize your ideas and pick yourself up if you get knocked down. Comfortable with TDD best practices. Review the work done by other team members to make sure it adheres to the standards. Comfortable with Agile methodologies. Outstanding programming and problem-solving skills. Fearless about learning new technologies and technical approaches to application development. Strong desire to build products that will have a daily impact on one of the World’s largest industries. Play an influential role in growing project44 to the industry leader in technology.

Software Engineer

Chicago
2 months ago
+33
We are looking for talented developers who are excited to help build our team! We believe that building software is a craft, one that always presents opportunities to improve and learn from teammates. We need Web Developers who have a strong understanding of building products across a range of technology stacks. Every client and project is different. You may spend 2 months building a web-based Ruby/Rails app and then rotate onto a native iOS app with a Java/Spring GraphQL backend.

Software Engineer

Chicago
2 months ago
+37
The Marketing Store produces bespoke solutions for clients with complex scale and/or application needs. The Senior Software Engineer (Chicago) will be focused on building and maintaining loyalty and prizing systems for clients of The Marketing Store. This position will work on systems that are equivalent to banking/financial applications in both risk and criticality. This position will foster development of existing skills as well as push against architectural boundaries in distributed computing.

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.

Full Stack Software Engineer

Chicago
1 day ago
+15
Built and implemented a windows agent that synchronizes data over a distributed network. Built an event sourcing engine using Kafka that triggers automated workflows and user alerts. Built an event processing pipeline that creates micro batches to load into our data platform.

Software Engineer II

Chicago
1 day ago
+28
3+ years experience as a software developer/engineer. Experience developing web applications with frameworks such as Rails or Django. Comfort working with with SQL databases. Love of problem-solving. An ability and eagerness to constantly learn and teach others.

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.

Lead Software Engineer - Imaging

Chicago
1 day ago
+21
The Lead Software Engineer develops software and leads a team to apply software engineering best practices to deliver high quality, maintainable, reusable, reliable, performant, and scalable software. You will serve as a technical liaison between your team and other internal and external development teams to identify and resolve dependencies, to identify, improve, and apply software engineering best practices and processes, and to identify and mitigate risks to the on-time delivery of software.

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Chicago is between $90k - $100k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $109,625 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $94,562 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $104,206.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $112,040. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $97,658.

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 Software Engineer salaries in Chicago

1
Javascript
13% have this skill
2
SQL
10% have this skill
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Java
9% have this skill
4
Front-end
9% have this skill
5
Python
8% have this skill
6
Amazon Web Services
6% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Chicago

$78,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $78,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Chicago
$102,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $102,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Web Developer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Full Stack Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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