SOFTWARE ENGINEER SALARY IN CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
US$ 115,750
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
US$ 81,325
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 62,500
  Updated: 12 Aug 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 29%
  Salary entries: 08

Software Engineer Earnings in Chicago, United States

Average salary for Software Engineer in Chicago, United States is US$ 115,750.

Average take home earning is US$ 81,325 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 62,500 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (08 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
12 % US$ 160,000
25 % US$ 153,000
38 % US$ 140,000
50 % US$ 135,000
100 % US$ 62,500
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Chicago US$ 115,750 08
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 118,833 06
Women US$ 153,000 01
N/A US$ 60,000 01

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 120,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 119,333 03
Bachelors Degree US$ 96,000 03
Some College US$ 160,000 01

Software Engineer workers holding Some College degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Chicago, United States. With an earned Some College, they grosses US$ 160,000. While Software Engineer workers 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.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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

Software Engineer workers in Chicago, United States 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%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 110,600 05
Contract US$ 106,500 02
Self Employed US$ 160,000 01
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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 105,873 US$ 105,873 192
2. Australia Australia Software Engineer in Australia US$ 82,738 AU$ 86,450 20
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 79,574 GBP 53,652 23
4. Canada Canada Software Engineer in Canada US$ 76,120 CA$ 80,068 53
5. Mexico Mexico Software Engineer in Mexico US$ 44,122 MXN 725,522 09
6. China China Software Engineer in China US$ 32,230 CNY 206,177 14
7. Russia Russia Software Engineer in Russia US$ 25,878 RUB 1,154,068 13
8. India India Software Engineer in India US$ 19,447 INR 1,156,537 192

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 Posted: 12 Aug 2019

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


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