How much does a Senior Software Engineer make in Chicago, IL?

Updated Aug 4, 2021

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$115,470 /yr
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2,989 salaries

$88K

Low

$115K

Average

$151K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$9,540Range$2,493 - $36,506
The average salary for Senior Software Engineer is $115,470 per year in Chicago, IL Area. Salaries estimates are based on 2989 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Engineer employees in Chicago, IL Area.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Software Engineer$115,470 /yr
L4
Software Engineer IV$131,160 /yr
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Motorola Mobility
4

Motorola Mobility

Senior Software Engineer

$98,900

 /yr
Range: $82K - $158K
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$82K

$158K

$81,915 - $158,166 Range

Motorola Solutions
3.9

Motorola Solutions

Senior Software Engineer

$94,742

 /yr
Range: $73K - $120K

$73K

$120K

$73,428 - $119,597 Range

HERE Technologies
3.8

HERE Technologies

Senior Software Engineer

$112,547

 /yr
Range: $71K - $140K

$71K

$140K

$71,145 - $139,997 Range

GE Healthcare
3.8

GE Healthcare

Senior Software Engineer

$120,602

 /yr
Range: $105K - $135K

$105K

$135K

$104,790 - $134,845 Range

Orbitz Worldwide
4.1

Orbitz Worldwide

Senior Software Engineer

$113,653

 /yr
Range: $98K - $131K

$98K

$131K

$97,504 - $130,666 Range

Capital One
4.1

Capital One

Senior Software Engineer

$118,384

 /yr
Range: $108K - $152K

$108K

$152K

$108,110 - $152,486 Range

CME Group
3.9

CME Group

Senior Software Engineer

$127,805

 /yr
Range: $107K - $149K

$107K

$149K

$107,226 - $149,337 Range

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CCC Intelligent Solutions
4.2

CCC Intelligent Solutions

Senior Software Engineer

$112,265

 /yr
Range: $100K - $150K

$100K

$150K

$99,695 - $150,000 Range

GlobalLogic
3.9

GlobalLogic

Senior Software Engineer

$117,526

 /yr
Range: $104K - $129K

$104K

$129K

$104,426 - $129,205 Range

ServiceNow
4.4

ServiceNow

Senior Software Engineer

$119,700

 /yr
Range: $103K - $155K

$103K

$155K

$102,685 - $155,104 Range

Enova
4

Enova

Senior Software Engineer

$114,927

 /yr
Range: $104K - $144K

$104K

$144K

$104,375 - $144,404 Range

Relativity
4

Relativity

Senior Software Engineer

$127,864

 /yr
Range: $110K - $147K

$110K

$147K

$110,372 - $147,022 Range

Morningstar
4.1

Morningstar

Senior Software Engineer

$115,898

 /yr
Range: $94K - $135K

$94K

$135K

$94,378 - $134,931 Range

Continental
3.9

Continental

Senior Software Engineer

$97,168

 /yr
Range: $85K - $109K

$85K

$109K

$85,460 - $109,112 Range

Nokia
4.1

Nokia

Senior Software Engineer

$118,463

 /yr
Range: $103K - $134K

$103K

$134K

$103,084 - $134,056 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Senior Software Engineer

$115,898

 /yr
Range: $73K - $183K

$73K

$183K

$73,069 - $182,971 Range

Rally Health
3.5

Rally Health

Senior Software Engineer

$146,219

 /yr
Range: $109K - $165K

$109K

$165K

$109,154 - $164,877 Range

Mastech Digital
4

Mastech Digital

Senior Software Engineer

$107,948

 /yr
Range: $99K - $124K

$99K

$124K

$99,046 - $124,409 Range

Uptake
2.6

Uptake

Senior Software Engineer

$128,306

 /yr
Range: $111K - $150K

$111K

$150K

$110,623 - $149,579 Range

Trading Technologies
4.3

Trading Technologies

Senior Software Engineer

$130,527

 /yr
Range: $108K - $167K

$108K

$167K

$108,390 - $167,282 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Software Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $115,470 per year in Chicago, IL Area. Salaries estimates are based on 2989 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Software Engineer employees in Chicago, IL Area.

The highest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, IL Area is $150,737 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, IL Area is $88,453 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Senior Software Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Senior Software Engineer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior software engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$180,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$13,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $13,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Senior Developer reported making $100,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$40
hourly
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $40 per hour
Additional Pay
$173k profit sharing
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10+ years experience
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$120,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$73,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $73,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$98,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $98,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$113,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $113,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$106,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $106,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$152,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $152,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
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