Engineering Manager salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$146,315
$19,053
Additional Cash Compensation
$165,368
Total Compensation
Median: $146K
Min: $77K
Max: $206K

How Much Does a Engineering Manager Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $146,315. The average additional cash compensation for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $19,053. The average total compensation for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $165,368. 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

Engineering Manager

Chicago
3 days ago
+63
Vivid Seats is seeking an Engineering Manager to lead a highly skilled, cross-functional engineering team to build and deliver our industry-leading point of sales system for ticket brokers. As an Engineering Manager, you'll be responsible for making sure that the applications you own scale with our business and adhere to technical best practices and organizational standards. You'll work with business stakeholders and product owners to plan and deliver the software that manages and delivers millions of tickets each year. In addition to leading the team in day-to-day execution, you will play a role in hiring new engineers as well as carrying out performance management, coaching, and delivering feedback.

Sr. Engineering Manager

Chicago
1 day ago
+40
project44 is looking for a Senior Engineering Manager to join (and lead) our engineering team in downtown Chicago. You will work in a fast-paced, Agile environment, leading teams that are designing, building, and implementing scalable micro-service systems consumed by companies around the world.  If the idea of processing tens-of-thousands of requests per-second in a fast-paced, data-driven environment sounds like fun, this is the place to be.

Engineering Manager, Buyer Experience

Chicago
2 days ago
+47
Foster a culture of delivery with a focus on quality. Clear the way for the team by identifying and removing obstacles. Ensure Reverb engineering practices are maintained and help create best practices where there are needed. Collaborate closely with the product manager and help engineers understand the larger context of their work. Manage the performance and career growth of team members. Set clear expectations for team members and provide constructive feedback. Champion communication and trust between teams, with product, and across the organization.

Engineering Manager, Mobile

Chicago
3 days ago
+63
This position is open to fully-remote candidates who can work from anywhere in the United States and Canada. Candidates also have the option to work from one of our office locations in Chicago or Toronto.We strongly encourage all interested applicants to apply to our open roles regardless of how many qualifications they meet. Most of our posted positions have a degree of flexibility in the stated requirements.The Opportunity:As an Engineering

Quality Engineering Manager

Chicago
5 days ago
+40
If you are passionate about leading teams and love implementing testing practices in an agile environment this position is for you. This is a strategic role and we are looking for managers who have experience leading teams and can operate at scale. If you like to build, grow and develop teams and like to make a huge impact while doing so, we are interested in talking to you.   

Systems Engineering Manager

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+45
As the Meraki System Engineering Manager, you will directly manage a team of System Engineers in Cisco Meraki Velocity Business, as part of Inside Sales Systems Engineering. You’ll be accountable for executing on territory sales goals by driving sales engineering programs, act as a trusted advisor to customers and lead technology conversations, provide technical enablement, pre-sales support and technical mentorship to the sales team.

Engineering Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+17
As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for leading one or more teams of engineers on all aspects of product development. You will work closely with tech anchors and product management, data analytics, business operations and other engineering leaders to build and deliver the roadmap of your teams. You will have a deep understanding of the people, technologies, and practices of your team, and apply your expertise to planning,

DevOps Engineering Manager

Chicago
3 days ago
+18
As an experienced Infrastructure Engineering professional, you'll be making decisions of a global and strategic nature that impact our customers, clients, and businesses around the globe. Your expertise in analyzing complex data systems, anticipating problems, and finding ways to mitigate risk, will be key in leading a high-performing team to successfully design and navigate the program roadmap. By incorporating your knowledge of business drivers, you'll affect change and lead development of innovative improvements and world-class practices. Your team will be responsible for driving results and implementing multiple, complex programs that span the breadth of the business, and they’ll look to you to provide the technical leadership to move them forward. And while you'll be part of a tight-knit team that shares your passion for technology, you’ll also gain access to the best minds in the business—both as part of the JPMorgan Chase & Co. global technology community, and through our partnerships with some of the most important technology firms in the world.

QA Engineering Manager

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+48
We're seeking an experienced QA engineering manager to lead and expand the QA engineering practice within our rapidly growing product division. You'll manage our team of QA engineers, collaborate closely with product management, design, and other engineering leadership, and be responsible for the quality assurance and release management of all product development work. As we expand the team aggressively, you'll utilize your demonstrated experience building and scaling QA teams to show us the path forward to our next stage of growth.

iOS Engineering Manager

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+48
We're seeking an experienced iOS engineering manager to lead and expand the iOS engineering practice within our rapidly growing product division. You'll manage our team of iOS engineers, collaborate closely with product management, design, and other engineering leadership, and be responsible for the delivery of all iOS software development work. As we expand the team aggressively, you'll utilize your demonstrated experience building and scaling engineering teams to show us the path forward to our next stage of growth.

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
1 day ago
+50
As a Software Engineering Manager, you’ll lead a team of talented engineers in designing, building, and delivering our suite of products*. You’ll manage a team of approximately 5-8 direct reports and will report to the VP of Application Engineering.  *Our frontend products are built with Javascript and React and Redux or AngularJS. Our backend APIs are built with Ruby and Rails or Grape (or Javascript and Node.js).

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
1 day ago
+39
Amount is seeking a Software Engineering Manager for our Engineering teams. The right candidate for the role is someone that has leadership skills and can direct 5-10 Jr. devs with tactical objectives to accomplish Amount’s platform and product objectives. We are interested in speaking with high level, hands on individual contributors as well.

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 1,000+ employees, earning $167,055 on average.

Engineering Manager Salary by gender

The average Engineering Manager salary for women is $150,540 and the average Engineering Manager salary for men is $145,226.

Engineering Manager Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Engineering Manager with 7+ years of experience is $150,311.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $71,851
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $81,206
Min: $63K
Max: $112K
QA Engineer $83,396
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $90,155
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Android Developer $95,039
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,123
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,514
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $106,362
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $106,598
Min: $60K
Max: $165K
Salesforce Developer $109,900
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $110,267
Min: $80K
Max: $150K
Site Reliability Engineer $111,333
Min: $90K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $113,684
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Systems Engineer $114,814
Min: $65K
Max: $151K
Data Engineer $117,879
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
DevOps Engineer $118,105
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
QA Manager $121,960
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $133,759
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Lead Software Engineer $133,881
Min: $102K
Max: $170K
Machine Learning Engineer $135,000
Min: $125K
Max: $145K
Data Architect $139,463
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Hardware Engineer $145,200
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Engineering Manager $146,315
Min: $77K
Max: $206K
Principal Software Engineer $152,694
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $178,821
Min: $137K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $181,758
Min: $133K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $199,598
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $204,284
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Engineering Manager salaries in Chicago

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Javascript
2% have this skill
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SQL
2% have this skill
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Front-end
2% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
2% have this skill
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Java
2% have this skill
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Node.js
1% have this skill

Recent Engineering Manager salaries in Chicago

$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$148,675
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager III reported a yearly salary of $148,675 with +$6,194 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$15,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$145,777
Yearly Salary
A Manager of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $145,777 with +$32,799 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$220,500
Yearly Salary
A Dev Engineering Services Manager reported a yearly salary of $220,500 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $165,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Director, Technology Services reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$220,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $220,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$119,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $119,000 with +$1,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$33,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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