Software Engineer (Chicago, United States)

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info SALARY PROFILES
08
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
US$ 115,750
info AVG. NET SALARY
US$ 81,325
  UPDATED: 12 Aug 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 29%

What is average salary for Software Engineer in Chicago, United States?

Based on our survey (08 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Software Engineer in Chicago, United States is US$ 115,750. Average NET salary is US$ 81,325. The most frequent GROSS salary is US$ 62,500. The most frequent education is Masters Degree. The most frequent experience are 20+ Years.

City Avg. gross salary Profiles
Chicago US$ 115,750 08

Salary profiles from individual employees for Software Engineer in Chicago, United States

Below is the list of 08 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(8/8) SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Aug 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Develop and implement software solution."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 140,000

(7/8) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Apr 2017

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Develop software for online and offline."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 160,000

(6/8) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Jun 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 93,000

(5/8) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Apr 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 153,000

(4/8) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Nov 2013

      

Doctorate Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

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(3/8) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 135,000

(2/8) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Jan 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(1/8) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Dec 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
165K US$ 160,000
01
155K US$ 153,000
01
145K US$ 140,000
01
135K US$ 135,000
01
125K US$ 120,000
01
95K US$ 93,000
01
65K US$ 62,500
02
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  SURVEY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 118,833 06
Female US$ 153,000 01
N/A US$ 60,000 01
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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 120,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 119,333 03
Bachelors Degree US$ 96,000 03
Some College US$ 160,000 01

Workers holding Some College degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Chicago, United States. The typical trends in the Chicago, United States workforce indicate that the higher the degree earned, the higher the average gross income. A Chicago, United States employees with an earned Some College grosses US$ 160,000, while a worker with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 96,000. This is 66.67% lower of what Some College degree holders earn.

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 140,000 02
16-20 Years US$ 93,000 01
12-16 Years US$ 140,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 144,000 02
4-8 Years US$ 65,000 01
2-4 Years US$ 60,000 01

It may come as no surprise, but Chicago, United States workers with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 8-12 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 144,000 compared to US$ 60,000 for their counterparts with 2-4 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 8-12 Years of experience and 2-4 Years is 140.0%.

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  SURVEY BY AGES   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
51-56 US$ 135,000 01
45-50 US$ 124,333 03
39-44 US$ 140,000 01
27-32 US$ 109,000 02
N/A US$ 60,000 01
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  SURVEY BY WORK   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 110,600 05
Contract US$ 106,500 02
Self Employed US$ 160,000 01

  SURVEY BY COUNTRIES    SOFTWARE ENGINEER

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 104,934 US$ 104,934 189
2. Australia Australia Software Engineer US$ 82,738 AU$ 86,450 20
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer US$ 76,784 GBP 51,363 22
4. Canada Canada Software Engineer US$ 76,028 CA$ 79,365 51
5. Mexico Mexico Software Engineer US$ 46,011 MXN 747,462 08
6. China China Software Engineer US$ 32,230 CNY 206,177 14
7. Russia Russia Software Engineer US$ 25,783 RUB 1,110,657 12
8. India India Software Engineer US$ 18,821 INR 1,097,239 164

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