How much does a Software Systems Engineer I make in Chicago, IL? The average Software Systems Engineer I salary in Chicago, IL is $73,996 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $65,622 and $82,709. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Software Systems Engineer I

Software Systems Engineer I develops, modifies and codes software systems programming applications. Responsible for resolving less complicated problems relying on the established software systems. Being a Software Systems Engineer I has basic knowledge of the principles of existing software systems development. Troubleshoots and fixes minor problems regarding current procedures or systems. Additionally, Software Systems Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor. To be a Software Systems Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Fiscal Year Ended in 2020
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