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CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$204,700
$50,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$254,700
Total Compensation
Median: $205K
Min: $110K
Max: $310K

How Much Does a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in Chicago is $204,700. The average additional cash compensation for a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in Chicago is $50,000. The average total compensation for a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in Chicago is $254,700. CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous CTO (Chief Technology Officer) employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,116
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+24
Mobile, Software
Marketing Tech, Software
+11
Consumer Web, Fintech

CTO (Chief Technology Officer) Salary ranges

The most common CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salary in Chicago is between $200k - $210k.

Average CTO (Chief Technology Officer) Salary by Company Size

People with the job title CTO (Chief Technology Officer) make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $230,000 on average.

CTO (Chief Technology Officer) Salary by gender

The average CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salary for women is $155,000 and the average CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salary for men is $166,250.

CTO (Chief Technology Officer) Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) with 7+ years of experience is $164,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $70,239
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $75,273
Min: $50K
Max: $106K
Software Test Engineer $90,700
Min: $72K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $94,470
Min: $70K
Max: $133K
Android Developer $98,250
Min: $85K
Max: $110K
Software Engineer $100,063
Min: $60K
Max: $150K
iOS Developer $100,111
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $105,235
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
DevOps Engineer $107,600
Min: $75K
Max: $130K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Data Engineer $111,940
Min: $70K
Max: $145K
Security Engineer $112,783
Min: $84K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $113,043
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
QA Manager $122,000
Min: $86K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $124,650
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $136,250
Min: $114K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $142,077
Min: $120K
Max: $155K
Engineering Manager $144,713
Min: $122K
Max: $165K
Director of Software Engineering $174,286
Min: $110K
Max: $221K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $204,700
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $212,281
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

CTO (Chief Technology Officer) jobs in Chicago
5

Director, Engineering

Chicago
3 days ago
+21
Managing the advancement and deployment of specific disciplines and technologies. Actively participating in the engineering process - anticipating our future needs. Leading global direction and changes. Providing technical and career mentoring for our team. Challenging our team to achieve difficult goals and empowering our team to make decisions. Acquiring, onboarding and allocating resources.

VP of Engineering

Chicago
1 week ago
The VP of Engineering will grow and mentor the engineering team, while also cultivating a strong culture centered around customer experience, data, and collaboration.

Director of Engineering - Delivery Systems

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+23
As a Director Engineering at Grubhub, you will be responsible for building and maintaining the services and features required to help Grubhub continue to scale.  We are looking for a leader who is interested in getting their hands dirty in the architecture and design of our delivery systems. Our Delivery systems are a mix of high scale and high intelligence. As such, our products require collaboration between engineers, decision scientists, data analysts, and a product team that’s thinking end-to-end.

Director of Technology

Chicago
2 weeks ago
Director of Technology The Director of Technology (“DT”) is our technology leader across a broad spectrum of IT requirements for a real estate development and affiliated property management company. The DT defines and delivers IT strategy, support, infrastructure, security and technical know-how across both network and software environments that support multiple business lines of the Company. He/she will lead an internal team of IT

Head of Software Engineering

Chicago
1 day ago
Take ownership of PK’s current product suite, getting in the trenches from Day 1, and maintain/advance the bar for shipping high-quality work. Design and implement organizational structures to ensure optimal performance and resource allocation. Allocate team members and resources across different priorities as needed to meet our goals. Ensure that efforts and energy align with the goals of the company. Build a team: recruit, interview, and align other stakeholders on the desired qualities of candidates (and how to evaluate). PechaKucha is focused on the rapid hiring of high-quality talent and high acceptance rate of offers. Mentor and guide (as a player coach) the professional and technical development of the team. Tailor challenges to their skill levels, personalities, work styles, and professional goals. Grow the next set of leaders. Hold all team members accountable for results. Embrace difficult performance conversations with the goal of improving the overall team. Guide technical vision and architecture decisions, set priorities and communicating necessary trade-offs. Take appropriate risks for technical debt and define a clear strategy for paying it down. Ensure teams ship on-time, high-quality products. Collaborate across functions to set priorities, expectations and budgets. Balance user research and business  goals to build and prioritize a product roadmap. Share best practices around methodology, documentation and technology decisions including: development, testing, and deployment of quality code. Encourage and enforce the right behaviors to ensure PechaKucha delivers real value. Build culture of transparency to ensure smooth operation and clarity. Ensure all members of the team align with the “why” as well as the “what”. Represent the point of view of the technical organization with other stakeholders.

Recent CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salaries in Chicago

$205,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $205,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $155,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$235,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $235,000
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$240,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $240,000
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$236,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $236,000
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$251,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $251,000
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $145,000
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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