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

Updated Jan 18, 2022

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Employer Size

Experience

$94,220 /yr
Average Base Pay

9,157 salaries

$70K

Low

$94K

Average

$127K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$8,464Range$1,867 - $38,373
The average salary for Software Engineer is $94,220 per year in the Chicago, IL Area. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in the Chicago, IL Area is $8,464, with a range from $1,867 - $38,373. Salaries estimates are based on 9157 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees in the Chicago, IL Area.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software Engineer$94,220 /yr
L3
Senior Software Engineer$122,189 /yr
L4
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Related Job Titles

Entry Level Software Engineer

$73,527

per year

Principal Software Engineer

$143,709

per year

Software Development Engineer

$104,635

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

$98,894

per year

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Fujitsu
3.6

Fujitsu

Software Engineer

$109,268

 /yr
Range: $84K - $143K
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$84K

$143K

$84,042 - $142,826 Range

Motorola Mobility
4

Motorola Mobility

Software Engineer

$116,179

 /yr
Range: $76K - $167K

$76K

$167K

$76,173 - $167,423 Range

Motorola Solutions
3.9

Motorola Solutions

Software Engineer

$98,076

 /yr
Range: $71K - $145K

$71K

$145K

$70,976 - $144,712 Range

Birlasoft
3.6

Birlasoft

Software Engineer

$88,437

 /yr
Range: $79K - $96K

$79K

$96K

$79,176 - $96,429 Range

Citadel
3.6

Citadel

Software Engineer

$163,412

 /yr
Range: $140K - $251K

$140K

$251K

$139,524 - $251,330 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Software Engineer

$102,804

 /yr
Range: $62K - $150K

$62K

$150K

$61,682 - $150,267 Range

Saven Tech
4.2

Saven Tech

Software Engineer

$94,597

 /yr
Range: $84K - $105K

$84K

$105K

$84,065 - $105,181 Range

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Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

$122,000

 /yr
Range: $75K - $209K

$75K

$209K

$74,687 - $209,182 Range

IndSoft
4.1

IndSoft

Software Engineer

$89,257

 /yr
Range: $79K - $107K

$79K

$107K

$78,860 - $106,524 Range

VTEKH
3

VTEKH

Software Engineer

$72,980

 /yr
Range: $69K - $80K

$69K

$80K

$69,121 - $80,290 Range

Relativity
4.1

Relativity

Software Engineer

$87,077

 /yr
Range: $73K - $114K

$73K

$114K

$72,936 - $114,313 Range

GE Healthcare
3.9

GE Healthcare

Software Engineer

$97,350

 /yr
Range: $80K - $123K

$80K

$123K

$79,966 - $122,609 Range

CCC Intelligent Solutions
4.1

CCC Intelligent Solutions

Software Engineer

$90,089

 /yr
Range: $76K - $120K

$76K

$120K

$76,181 - $119,558 Range

Bijjam Information Technologies
5

Bijjam Information Technologies

Software Engineer

$83,068

 /yr
Range: $72K - $119K

$72K

$119K

$72,138 - $118,706 Range

Groupon
3.7

Groupon

Software Engineer

$113,637

 /yr
Range: $80K - $167K

$80K

$167K

$80,176 - $166,778 Range

Capital One
4.1

Capital One

Software Engineer

$113,638

 /yr
Range: $87K - $138K

$87K

$138K

$86,677 - $138,123 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

Tata Consultancy Services

Software Engineer

$76,462

 /yr
Range: $64K - $102K

$64K

$102K

$64,067 - $102,101 Range

Trinuc
4

Trinuc

Software Engineer

$73,526

 /yr
Range: $69K - $81K

$69K

$81K

$68,745 - $80,603 Range

ServiceNow
4.5

ServiceNow

Software Engineer

$105,433

 /yr
Range: $89K - $123K

$89K

$123K

$89,257 - $123,207 Range

Informatica
4.3

Informatica

Software Engineer

$101,044

 /yr
Range: $98K - $103K

$98K

$103K

$98,316 - $103,115 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $95,000 per year in Chicago, IL Area. Salaries estimates are based on 14553 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees in Chicago, IL Area.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer in Chicago, IL Area is $129,700 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer in Chicago, IL Area is $68,100 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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$15
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$50
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A Software Engineer reported making $50 per hour
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$110,000
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A Software Engineer reported making $110,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
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1 to 50 employees
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$110,000
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A Software Engineer reported making $110,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
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10000+ employees
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$103,000
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A Software Engineer reported making $103,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
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1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$105,000
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A Software Engineer reported making $105,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$175,000
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A Software Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public