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CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$199,450
$32,708
Additional Cash Compensation
$232,158
Total Compensation
Median: $199K
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 $199,450. The average additional cash compensation for a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in Chicago is $32,708. The average total compensation for a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in Chicago is $232,158. CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous CTO (Chief Technology Officer) employees in Chicago.

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CTO (Chief Technology Officer) jobs in Chicago
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Vice President of Engineering

Chicago
5 days ago
+27
project44 is looking for a Vice President of Engineering with a proven track record that can bring the passion, work ethic and expertise needed to lead a strong Engineering team at a fast-growing tech startup. This is a senior leadership role focused on scaling the organization and practices and delivering best-in-class functionality and usability, with high quality, at a competitive velocity, managing direct reports and driving agile product

Director of Engineering

Chicago
1 day ago
+27
project44 is looking for a VP of Engineering with a proven track record that can bring the passion, work ethic and expertise needed to lead a strong Engineering team at a fast-growing tech startup. This is a senior leadership role focused on scaling the organization and practices and delivering best-in-class functionality and usability, with high quality, at a competitive velocity, managing direct reports and driving agile product delivery across multiple teams. The group includes teams that are responsible for both front-end and backend components for our Freight API SaaS service and partners closely with Product Management.

Director, Engineering

Chicago
1 week 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.

Director of Software Engineering

Chicago
1 week ago
+31
The Director of Web Engineering is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of the consumer-facing web applications. This includes directing all engineering efforts to meet product requirements, support, monitoring, and iterative improvement of existing web applications, strategic development of new application solutions when necessary and the high-level architecture and detailed design on the implementation and delivery of web application components. The role requires proven experience in planning, designing, developing and deploying performant, scalable and resilient web application systems.

VP of Engineering

Chicago
1 week ago
+12
Livly is hiring a VP of Engineering to lead our quickly growing engineering team. You will partner with leadership to define our technical vision and product roadmap. You will develop new and scale existing processes across both tech and people functions. If you’re a natural leader, have the ability to solve complex problems, and enjoy managing and developing talented engineers, we’re looking for you!     Who we are: Livly is an operating system

Director of Engineering

Chicago
1 day ago
+22
The Director of Development is responsible for leading a team or multiple teams of developers to success by planning and implementing strategies that execute product vision and business scalability. The role will require making tactical and strategic decisions that will ensure RedShelf's success in the Higher Education market while also getting your hands dirty by releasing code and collaborating closely with members of your development team.

Director of Engineering

Chicago
1 day ago
+28
At Pangea Money Transfer, we are dedicated to building the world’s best platform for consumers to transfer money internationally by reducing the cost and pain points of money transfer while maintaining high reliability and security standards.  We are looking for software engineers to build and maintain new features for the Pangea platform that improve usability, prevent fraud, and create APIs and services that work with our partners to launch new markets, payment methods, and capabilities. Our platform includes a set of native iOS, Android and Web apps and a set of API microservices built using multiple languages, all hosted on AWS.

Director of Engineering

Chicago
2 days ago
+40
Position: Director of Engineering, Payformance SolutionsOffice: Chicago, IL Why we’re excited to get to work: The mission for Payformance Solutions is simple. We aim to be a catalyst for payment transformation in the healthcare industry. Our proprietary software solutions allow payers and providers to focus on what really matters: providing patients with access to care that yields the best health outcomes, at the lowest costs. The healthcare

Director of Technology

Chicago
3 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 week 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.

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 201-500 employees, earning $231,417 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 $169,200.

CTO (Chief Technology Officer) Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) with 7+ years of experience is $174,750.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,620
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $77,885
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
Software Test Engineer $90,700
Min: $72K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $91,908
Min: $60K
Max: $133K
Software Engineer $95,293
Min: $60K
Max: $150K
Android Developer $96,000
Min: $65K
Max: $122K
iOS Developer $100,848
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $101,619
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $110,534
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Security Engineer $111,583
Min: $84K
Max: $135K
DevOps Engineer $112,192
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Data Engineer $116,950
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $119,300
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $124,324
Min: $87K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $136,250
Min: $114K
Max: $165K
Engineering Manager $142,388
Min: $101K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $146,435
Min: $120K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $180,545
Min: $140K
Max: $221K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $199,450
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $210,243
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Chicago Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

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Mobile, Software
Marketing Tech, Software
+24
Professional Services, Software

Skills that affect CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salaries in Chicago

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SQL
2% have this skill
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PHP
2% have this skill
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Javascript
2% have this skill
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Ruby
2% have this skill
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Python
2% have this skill
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DevOps
2% have this skill

Recent CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salaries in Chicago

$150,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A IT Manager reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Chief Software Architect reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$187,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO reported a yearly salary of $187,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$250,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO reported a yearly salary of $250,000 with +$75,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$225,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $225,000 with +$56,250 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$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
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