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Software Engineer salary in Chicago


Average Base Salary in Chicago

Median: $98K
Min: $60K
Max: $141K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Chicago is $97,801. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Chicago is between $80k - $90k.

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Chicago

Title Yearly Salary Company Size Location
Software Engineer $80,000 51-200 Employees Chicago
Software Engineer $90,000 51-200 Employees Chicago
Software Engineer $90,000 51-200 Employees Chicago
Software Engineer $95,000 51-200 Employees Chicago
Software Engineer $71,280 51-200 Employees Chicago

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $105,667 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $74,400 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $92,664.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $100,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $88,400.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $62,129
Min: $36K
Max: $91K
Salesforce Developer $73,231
Min: $30K
Max: $108K
QA Engineer $74,667
Min: $33K
Max: $106K
Software Test Engineer $77,833
Min: $48K
Max: $117K
Data Engineer $83,667
Min: $64K
Max: $121K
Automation Engineer $87,867
Min: $59K
Max: $141K
DevOps Engineer $88,643
Min: $52K
Max: $119K
iOS Developer $90,385
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Front End Developer $90,400
Min: $61K
Max: $133K
Android Developer $91,833
Min: $77K
Max: $110K
Software Engineer $97,846
Min: $60K
Max: $141K
Security Engineer $103,750
Min: $71K
Max: $130K
Sales Engineer $108,421
Min: $55K
Max: $145K
Senior Software Engineer $118,119
Min: $75K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $128,529
Min: $103K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $129,533
Min: $120K
Max: $149K
Engineering Manager $140,220
Min: $120K
Max: $164K
Director of Software Engineering $166,667
Min: $105K
Max: $221K
Vice President of Engineering $203,379
Min: $125K
Max: $325K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $204,700
Min: $110K
Max: $310K

Dev + Engineer jobs in Chicago

Front End Developer

Adage Technologies is a web design and development firm in downtown Chicago that specializes in web and mobile CMS and ecommerce solutions. Our team o…
16 hours ago

VOIP Systems Developer

Cloud5 Communications connects hotel guests and staff using fast, reliable, user-friendly data and voice communications. The unique combination of hos…
1 day ago

Systems Engineer

Position Summary: Wellspring is the leading provider of software tools to manage R&D and technology commercialization. Our suite of web-based s…
1 day ago

QA Lead

About the CompanyCivis Analytics helps businesses use data to gain a bold advantage in how they identify, attract, and engage loyal customers and empl…
1 day ago

Sr. Data Engineer

The OpportunityVivid Seats is the largest independent online ticket marketplace, sending tens of millions of fans to live events. Exper…
1 day ago

Software Engineer - Exchange Core

About Seed Seed is an innovative financial exchange focused on cryptocurrency and emerging markets. Through its regulated subsidiaries, Seed oper…
1 day ago

Software Engineer - Full Stack

About Seed Seed is an innovative financial exchange focused on cryptocurrency and emerging markets. Through its regulated subsidiaries, Seed oper…
1 day ago

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 experie…
1 day ago
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