Software Engineer Salaries in Chicago, IL

Salary estimated from 1,216 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: July 19, 2018
Average in Chicago, IL
$101,503 per year
Meets national average
  • Most Reported
$31,000
$210,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $101,503 per year in Chicago, IL, which meets the national average. Salary estimates are based on 1,216 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
$138,891 per year
$115,923 per year
$112,714 per year
$109,951 per year
$159,774 per year
$144,780 per year
$141,330 per year
$117,142 per year
$113,922 per year
$108,809 per year
Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$76,522 per year
$84,558 per year
$91,711 per year
$84,620 per year
$85,050 per year

Software Engineer job openings

Backend Engineer
Current Media
Chicago, IL
Full Stack Engineer
OfficeLuv
Chicago, IL
Backend Engineer
Infoscout
Chicago, IL
Software Engineer jobs in Chicago, IL