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Chicago
Chicago

Engineering Manager salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$145,639
$15,767
Additional Cash Compensation
$161,406
Total Compensation
Median: $146K
Min: $101K
Max: $206K

How Much Does a Engineering Manager Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $145,639. The average additional cash compensation for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $15,767. The average total compensation for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $161,406. Engineering Manager salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Engineering Manager employees in Chicago.

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Engineering Manager jobs in Chicago

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
2 days ago
+21
Participate in software application development projects of all sizes. Implement scalable solutions for our public and consultant facing web sites, back-end tools, and APIs following agile development methodologies. Self motivated and directed, with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Analytical and problem solving abilities.

Engineering Manager

Chicago
2 days ago
+32
Manage a group of engineers, handling one-on-ones, running stand-ups and retrospectives.  Drive our hiring process to build an inclusive team of engineers that are focused on solving problems. Work with senior engineers on architecture decisions, whether that be software or hardware. Collaborate with our full product team to help define the scope of work that we can accomplish.

Engineering Manager

Chicago
6 days ago
+15
Manage the performance and career growth of team members. Set clear expectations for their team members and provide constructive feedback. Clear the road for the team by identifying and removing obstacles. Ensure that Reverb standard engineering practices are followed or help define practices where there may be a gap. Champion communication and trust between teams, peers, product and across the organization. Communicate product team’s goals to engineers to ensure everyone is on track and understands the bigger picture initiatives. Foster a culture centered around delivery with a focus on quality.

Engineering Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+17
Mentor and manage a team of 5 software engineers, conducting regular 1-on-1s, giving feedback, and developing career paths. Work with a Product Manager to ensure that the roadmap is realistic and understood. Own the efficiency and growth of our sales tech engineering team, managing the logistics of our growing business. Participate in conversations about the design, architecture, and implementation of our web platform. Be responsible for on time delivery of software features. Collaborate with other Engineering Managers.

Engineering Manager

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+39
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.

Engineering Manager

Chicago
2 months ago
+54
The Senior Architect is an exciting role that allows the candidate to have command over a variety of technical disciplines: System and Software Design, Requirements Analysis, and Software Engineering. The Senior Architect must be an excellent communicator who will represent the company as a technical expert during client engagements and represent the technology department internally as part of multidisciplinary teams collaborating on Digital Products. As a technical solutions expert, the Senior Architect will be a trusted partner responsible for designing technical solutions that satisfy project requirements within allotted time and resource budgets. The Senior Architect will participate in all phases of a technical project lifecycle as an expert in technical aspects of the project, guiding technical specialists and advising management and non-technical staff. 

Arity-PreSales Engineering Manager

Chicago
3 hours ago
+22
This role is responsible for managing a team of presales engineers and explaining our technology to potential and existing customers. This includes onboarding developers to our vehicle telematics platform; the coding\development of tools that demonstrate our RESTful APIs for Driving Behavior and Shared Mobility; pre-sales support of external developers who are integrating our telematics SDK and APIs. The Sales Engineer Manager will also work with our sales and marketing efforts at conferences as well as hack-a-thons. An ideal candidate will have strong management and leadership capabilities, familiarity with application development, and excellent communication and presentation skills.

Quality Engineering Manager

North Suburbs
2 days ago
+30
The QE Manager will be the main point of contact for running point managing our global vendor for testing specific to Secure Remote Commerce. Taking an assertive approach guiding our partner toward achieving various objectives and working with the application development teams from another partnering vendor.

Data Engineering Manager

Chicago
6 days ago
+41
The responsibility then focuses on integration services to the warehouse. You'll propose and advocate for standardized methods to integrate messaging & batch streams of data. You'll work with the data team to create guidelines for which approach to follow and ensure data pipelines are built in a robust way. We must ensure the team is alerted to an issue and can address it before any stakeholders are negatively impacted. Building out standardized alerting and monitoring is a key element of the data practice.

Senior Engineering Manager-Data Services Chapter

North Suburbs
2 days ago
+30
The Business Technology Infrastructure Services Team is looking for a Senior Manager of the Database Services Chapter.  This leader would be responsible for the technical development of engineering staff within the Relational Database technologies. The role is a technical, hands-on, servant leader and subject matter expert, accountable for effectively skilling, tooling and allocating Chapter members to best support the needs of Product and Value Stream Engineering teams, along with a disciplined approach to professional development of Chapter members. This individual would coach the team to continuously improve their process and practices, enforce appropriate quality and user experiences, drive out waste and toil, and to foster a culture of continuous innovation and learning. Effectively collaborates and negotiates with Product teams internal and external to IS. Span of control is approx. 18-22 Chapter members.

Senior Engineering Manager – VDI OS Wintel Chapter

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+30
The Business Technology Infrastructure Services Team is looking for a Senior Manager of the VDI OS Wintel Engineer Chapter. This leader would be responsible for the technical development of engineering staff within the VDI OS Wintel technologies. The role is a technical, hands-on, servant leader and subject matter expert, accountable for effectively skilling, tooling and allocating Chapter members to best support the needs of Product and Value Stream Engineering teams, along with a disciplined approach to professional development of Chapter members. This individual would coach the team to continuously improve their process and practices, enforce appropriate quality and user experiences, drive out waste and toil, and to foster a culture of continuous innovation and learning. Effectively collaborates and negotiates with Product teams internal and external to IS. Span of control is approx. 18-22 Chapter members.

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+42
As a Manager of Software Engineering you’ll lead a full stack engineering team, managing engineers with a wide variety of specialties in the areas of UI, Test and Software Engineering. You’ll serve as a coach, help with the career path for your reports, and manage delivery of your team’s projects. You’ll help align the engineering practices of your team to the rest of the organization and throughout the company.

Engineering Manager Salary ranges

The most common Engineering Manager salary in Chicago is between $130k - $140k.

Average Engineering Manager Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Engineering Manager make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $147,980 on average.

Engineering Manager Salary by gender

The average Engineering Manager salary for women is $149,567 and the average Engineering Manager salary for men is $145,188.

Engineering Manager Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Engineering Manager with 7+ years of experience is $146,242.

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 $103,041
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 Engineering Manager salaries in Chicago

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Java
2% have this skill
2
SQL
2% have this skill
3
Javascript
2% have this skill
4
Amazon Web Services
2% have this skill
5
Front-end
2% have this skill
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Linux
2% have this skill

Recent Engineering Manager salaries in Chicago

$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Architect reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$143,000
Yearly Salary
A Manager, Development reported a yearly salary of $143,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer Manager reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$11,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$8,700 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Lead reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
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