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Software Engineer salaries in Chicago are very high. For this job type, Chicago ranks 22nd for salaries among 264 cities. Get access to our salary comparison calculator by signing up. Compare salaries city by city with our free salary wizard and convert your own salary to a local salary in Chicago.

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$79,667
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Salary rankings by profession

Job typeMedian salary (USD)RangeSalary ranking compared to all cities
C Level Executive$170,630
16/264
Physician$137,065
23/264
Dentist$125,115
34/264
Pharmacist$104,517
22/264
IT Manager$95,575
11/264
Civil Engineer$87,078
2/264
Product Manager$86,161
25/264
Finance Manager$85,217
28/264
Sales Manager$84,833
9/264
Data Scientist$83,391
40/264
Attorney$82,817
45/264
Business Development$81,852
36/264
Software Engineer$79,667
22/264
Human Resources Manager$77,597
9/264
Chemical Engineer$73,773
29/264
Project Manager$73,259
27/264
Architect$72,972
16/264
Marketing Manager$72,352
19/264
UX Designer$71,745
33/264
Electrical Engineer$69,101
35/264
Financial Analyst$68,646
27/264
Web Developer$68,597
18/264
Hardware Engineer$67,082
37/264
Mechanical Engineer$66,464
26/264
Operations Manager$66,199
39/264
Lecturer$66,121
24/264
Account Manager$65,326
35/264
Mobile Developer$65,221
54/264
Business Analyst$64,985
40/264
Industrial Designer$64,592
18/264
Systems Administrator$64,324
45/264
Nurse$63,220
26/264
Research Scientist$59,431
46/264
Postdoctoral Researcher$56,987
25/264
Data Analyst$55,200
42/264
QA Engineer$54,750
53/264
Executive Assistant$54,461
16/264
Accountant$54,234
40/264
Interior Designer$51,650
25/264
Teacher$50,773
18/264
Web Designer$48,175
45/264
Content Marketing$47,949
41/264
Copywriter$47,401
45/264
Office Manager$47,302
26/264
Fashion Designer$43,611
53/264
Chef$42,199
26/264
Graphic Designer$41,845
52/264
Administrative Assistant$41,453
20/264
Receptionist$38,621
9/264
Customer Support$37,652
33/264
Waiter$27,658
21/264
Cashier$19,091
82/264

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