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Programmer Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$115,273 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Programmer Engineer is $115,273 a year and $55 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Programmer Engineer is between $80,799 and $143,186. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Programmer Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Plans, coordinates, and modifies scientific, engineering, and other technical problem formulations to formats that can be processed by computer.
  • Resolves symbolic formulations, develops flowcharts and block diagrams, and encodes resultant equations for processing by applying extensive knowledge of branch of science, engineering, or advanced mathematics, such as differential equations or numerical analysis, and understanding of capabilities and limitations of computer.
  • This is a professional level non-supervisory position.
Programmer Engineer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Computer Programmers

Job family population: 247,690

Estimated population of Programmer Engineer jobs: 29,123

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Programmer Engineer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Jun 25
Mettawa, IL, USA
Asen Computer Associates
... Programmer- • 5 to 10 years SAS programming experience. R and other languages (such as Python) is a plus . Period: 07/29/2019 to 07/29/2020 Pay Rate: hourly on w2 Work Location: Mettawa, Illinois ...
Senior Build and Release Engineer- DevOps
Jun 11
Chicago, United States
Zebra Technologies Corporation
We are searching for a DevSecOps engineer for our IT team to support our Engineering and Product Development business units focusing on automation and extensive variety of cloud services ...
Junior Trader - Developer Programer
Jun 15
SG Cap Trading
We are looking for programmers, developers, and engineers who are interested in breaking into the financial industry, are comfortable asking questions, and are hungry for continuous growth. SG Cap is ...
Junior Developer / Programmer
Jun 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Equation Research
Looking for a candidate with very strong User Experience Web development and secondly intermediate level (2 - 5 years) Java/MySql server side development (ideally a User Experience developer who is ...
Big data hadoop developer/engineer (Full Time)
Jun 21
Chicago, United States
Apptad Inc
Role Big Data engineer Visa Status All Visa are Acceptable. Location Chicago, IL JD 0-3 Years - Junior developer Experience on Hadoop ecosystem and tools such as MapReduce, Hive, HBase, Spark, Sqoop ...
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