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CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $203K
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 $202,579. The average additional cash compensation for a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in Chicago is $36,250. The average total compensation for a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in Chicago is $238,829. 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

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Chicago Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

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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 $176,500.

CTO (Chief Technology Officer) Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) with 7+ years of experience is $181,700.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $70,239
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $77,885
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
Software Test Engineer $90,700
Min: $72K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $92,516
Min: $60K
Max: $133K
Android Developer $96,000
Min: $65K
Max: $122K
Software Engineer $96,497
Min: $60K
Max: $150K
iOS Developer $100,475
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $102,700
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
DevOps Engineer $110,870
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Sales Engineer $111,601
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Security Engineer $112,783
Min: $84K
Max: $135K
Data Engineer $114,306
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $119,300
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $125,783
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $136,250
Min: $114K
Max: $165K
Engineering Manager $143,880
Min: $101K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $147,467
Min: $120K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $179,111
Min: $140K
Max: $221K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $202,579
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $211,044
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

CTO (Chief Technology Officer) jobs in Chicago

Director of Software Engineering

3 weeks ago
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.

Director of Engineering, Actionable Insights Platforms

4 days ago
This is an opportunity to drive a major engineering initiative, influence Groupon level KPIs, and work with leading-edge technologies. The challenge is to provide our engineering organization with a robust underpinning of tools, standards, and practices in the areas of Messaging, Streaming, Monitoring, Performance Engineering, Distributed Tracing, Metrics, and Analytics. A measure of success is that engineering and operations teams can continue to raise the bar on Service Level Agreements and MTTR goals through improved serviceability of software. Another goal for this role is an increase in feature velocity by providing engineering teams with a set of standards for monitoring.

Director, Engineering

2 weeks ago
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.

Engineering Director

1 week ago
About us Founded in 2014, HealthJoy is a rapidly growing healthcare technology company on a mission to help employers and employees maximize the value of their benefits. Our platform provides members with a centralized benefits experience by combining a virtual healthcare assistant (JOY) and benefits wallet with telemedicine and concierge services. By integrating these services, members are guided to the right point of care, high-quality and low

VP of Engineering

6 days ago
The Vice President of Engineering is the executive that grows and manages the engineering team, is responsible for the process for roadmap estimations and long-term technical planning, maintains the productivity of the software development lifecycle, and strives to make everyone in the engineering organization successful.

Director of Engineering

3 days ago
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

Director of Engineering, Consumer

3 weeks ago
Own all of consumer engineering: people, process and technology. Responsible for the overall execution of the consumer engineering team. Ship quality software efficiently, and predictably. Responsible for building and growing top performing teams. Partner with Product to drive long-term roadmaps (engineering and product) from ideation through execution and iteration. Partner with engineering leaders on strategic technology planning (evolving architecture, security, scale) without sacrificing product delivery. Directly manage, mentor, and grow a team of engineering managers and engineers. Develop training plans for continuous development of team’s engineering skills and product knowledge. We believe career development is an active sport; you should too.

Director of Technology

1 week 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

2 weeks 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 / Software Architect

1 week ago
At Bridge, we have a big vision: a world without predatory financial services and real financial inclusion for the millions of underbanked families affected by incarceration in America. It's a big task and we're just getting started. Pursuant to that, we're looking for someone up to the challenge. We're seeking a talented and highly motivated Software Architect to build and execute on the vision for our consumer-facing mobile application. This

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Recent CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salaries in Chicago

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A Chief Software Architect reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
1-5 Reports
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A CTO reported a yearly salary of $187,000
7+ Years of Experience
1-10 Employees
5-10 Reports
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A CTO reported a yearly salary of $250,000 with +$75,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
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201-500 Employees
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
51-200 Employees
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A CTO reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $205,000
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $155,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
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
11-50 Employees
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
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