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CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$201,920
$46,406
Additional Cash Compensation
$248,326
Total Compensation
Median: $202K
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 $201,920. The average additional cash compensation for a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in Chicago is $46,406. The average total compensation for a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in Chicago is $248,326. 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

Director of Engineering

Chicago
4 days ago
+41
As the Director of Engineering, Marketplace Services, you will oversee the engineering talent and technical strategy for multiple domains and technical areas focused on our business services and APIs. This role will be directly responsible for systems supporting order management, shopping, customer support and fulfillment. There are currently three development teams under this role with plans to add a fourth as we continue to scale. We are looking for a leader who is passionate about people and technology and who has a proven record of scaling engineering teams and systems. 

Vice President of Engineering

Chicago
3 months ago
We are looking for an experienced technology leader to scale our talented software engineering teams, platform and products. Reporting to the Chief Product Officer (CPO) you will leverage your leadership skills, your technical expertise, and passion for innovation to solve mission-critical problems and set the strategic direction for our engineering team. As the leader of one of the company’s most vital capabilities, you will also engage cross-functionally to design new products capabilities, grow our company culture, our brand and establish exciting career paths for our awesome and creative people. You’ll often be wearing multiple hats and will be looking at a well-rounded, multi-faceted career-building experience, working with top talent. 

Director of Engineering

Chicago
4 days ago
+33
Develop Technology Leadership & Strategy (what technology should we use and why). Understand and contribute to the development of Product Strategy. Recruit, manage and mentor/coach our technology team. Develop our Technology Culture: ie, standards and processes, and ensure their adherence. Develop goals for the team and work to ensure they achieve them. Manage workload for the dev team & ensure they hit their quality and deadline goals. Be the LEAD (rockstar) developer. 70% of your time will be spent coding, 30% on the above tasks.

VP / Director of Engineering

Chicago
1 week ago
+38
act as a mentor and advocate the career growth of team members. manage team members through one-on-ones and performance reviews. refine team KPIs, as well as systems to track and operationalize them. lead the drive to adhere to engineering standards and best practices. collaborate with other teams to understand and prioritize the roadmap. help create and improve design docs and technical specs. build and deliver products. hire new engineering talent.

Head of Technology Delivery

Chicago
1 month ago
+40
As the Head of Technology Delivery you will be responsible for leading the CarrierDirect Engineering organization. You will serve as the primary internal engineering stakeholder on matters related to project scope, planning, execution and delivery. Acting as a member of the Leadership Team you will support the growth and development of the engineering team and serve as the primary point of contact for communication up, down and across the organization. 

Chief Technology Officer

Chicago
1 week ago
+35
Partnering with the Senior Leadership Team, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) will be responsible for technical leadership and strategy across the company. The CTO should have experience in SaaS technologies and must be able to demonstrate expertise in leading and managing the creation of world class products. The CTO will be responsible for PowerReview’s short term and long term technical and engineering strategy. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will work closely with other executives on translating business goals into technical realities.

Chief Technology Officer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+28
Evangelize the engineering team in its entirety to both internal and external stakeholders. Take quick action as it relates to converting new ideas into final product with a collaborative mindset as you partner with product, design, quality, and operations. Own the technology product roadmap. Possess technical acumen as it relates both to platform engineering and mobile engineering. Lead a team of geographically dispersed engineers with a diversity of skills. Invest in building a scalable infrastructure for operational efficiencies and a quality, end user focused mindset. Recruit exceptional talent to scale geographically dispersed engineering teams while being a champion for the greater engineering organization.

CTO

Chicago
1 month ago
+13
The Chief Technology Officer will provide leadership to ThinkMarkets’ technology efforts and will be responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the firm. The CTO will spearhead product delivery and implementation. The successful candidate will be technologically capable, highly motivated, and experienced in developing team members to their fullest potential. The CTO will lead our hardware, software, QA, product and quant teams to deliver technological excellence. He/she must have a proven background leading, managing and holding accountable large teams with diverse skillsets. Beyond the day to day management of the technology unit, this role will also include strategic planning, increasing productivity and optimization, cost reduction and special projects.

CTO Advisor (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Chicago
1 month ago
+20
West Monroe Partners is looking for an experienced Enterprise Architect to join our Technology practice and work closely with our Mergers and Acquisitions practice (M&A). This is an exciting opportunity to work within our Technology practice on project work including M&A due diligences, strategic enterprise architecture, architecture of post-merger integrations, and high-level plans for carve-outs.

Director of Software Engineering

North Suburbs
2 months ago
+17
Your number one responsibility is to lead our engineering efforts to deliver great software on time, within budget in a way that scales with our growing business. Work with CTO to define and continuously improve engineering standards, processes and architecture. Collaborate with product design teams to help refine concepts and possibilities as well as anticipate future needs. Hire, train, and mentor engineering team members and external contractors. Identify opportunities for improved development tools, site performance improvements, technology enhancements.

VP of Engineering

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+19
Bluecrew is searching for an experienced engineering leader to add to its rapidly growing team. You have a passion for solving big and complex problems with a high societal impact. You care as much about your people as product development, if not more. Your leadership and teaching skills will be key to the development of the team. This offers an opportunity to make an impact while doing rewarding work: we employ people in need with thousands of jobs per week (Veterans, Students, single mothers and fathers). We have an innovative and diverse team and are looking to add a leader who will balance mentorship, product planning, delivery, and code quality while building a system that makes an immediate difference in people's lives.

VP of Engineering

Chicago
1 month ago
+18
We are looking for a Senior Engineering leader for the VP of Engineering position at Mobile Doorman. In partnership with SLT (Sr. Leadership Team), the VP of Engineering will be responsible for technical leadership and strategy across the company. Experience building SaaS technologies and leading creation of world class products is critical. As a Sr leader at the company, you will work closely with other executives on translating business goals into technical realities.

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 $207,500 and the average CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salary for men is $178,821.

CTO (Chief Technology Officer) Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) with 7+ years of experience is $188,656.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $71,717
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $78,065
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
Software Test Engineer $90,435
Min: $70K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $90,484
Min: $55K
Max: $133K
Android Developer $96,077
Min: $65K
Max: $122K
iOS Developer $100,848
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $102,783
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $103,492
Min: $72K
Max: $155K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $109,214
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $110,673
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
DevOps Engineer $113,368
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Data Engineer $115,380
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $129,436
Min: $89K
Max: $185K
Data Architect $137,094
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Engineering Manager $145,639
Min: $101K
Max: $206K
Principal Software Engineer $149,541
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $177,844
Min: $140K
Max: $240K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $201,920
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $208,646
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

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

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SQL
2% have this skill
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Javascript
2% have this skill
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DevOps
2% have this skill
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PHP
2% have this skill
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Front-end
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1% have this skill

Recent CTO (Chief Technology Officer) salaries in Chicago

$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Chicago
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$16,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Chief Technology Officer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$260,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $260,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$290,000
Yearly Salary
A CTO (Chief Technology Officer) reported a yearly salary of $290,000 with +$115,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$206,500
Yearly Salary
A Chief Technology Officer reported a yearly salary of $206,500 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
>10 Reports
$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
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