Software Engineer Salaries in Chicago, IL

Salary estimated from 1,022 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: September 18, 2018
Average in Chicago, IL
$101,284 per year
Meets national average
  • Most Reported
$31,000
$211,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $101,284 per year in Chicago, IL, which meets the national average. Salary estimates are based on 1,022 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
$136,299 per year
$120,136 per year
$115,923 per year
$116,173 per year
$106,977 per year
$157,565 per year
$141,449 per year
$141,330 per year
$107,967 per year
$107,147 per year
Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$76,853 per year
$81,778 per year
$91,155 per year
$90,384 per year
$79,608 per year

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