Software Engineer Salaries in Chicago, IL

Salary estimated from 1,147 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: February 11, 2019
Average in Chicago, IL
$106,417 per year
6% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$37,000
$211,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $106,417 per year in Chicago, IL, which is 6% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 1,147 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Software Engineer employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Software Engineer is 1-3 years.
Software Engineer salaries by company in Chicago, IL
CompanyAverage salary
$151,828 per year
$150,660 per year
$146,185 per year
$141,866 per year
$132,460 per year
$123,130 per year
$128,177 per year
$126,456 per year
$116,590 per year
$107,967 per year
Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$95,137 per year
$80,562 per year
$78,027 per year
$95,001 per year
$57.76 per hour

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Software Engineer jobs in Chicago, IL