Engineering Manager salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$145,036
$18,768
Additional Cash Compensation
$163,804
Total Compensation
Median: $145K
Min: $77K
Max: $206K

How Much Does a Engineering Manager Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $145,036. The average additional cash compensation for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $18,768. The average total compensation for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $163,804. 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

Systems Engineering Manager

Chicago
1 week 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.

Data Engineering Managing Consultant

Chicago
3 months ago
+37
Provide data and analytics solutions to local clients throughout the Chicagoland area. Learn and work with cutting-edge technologies. Gain knowledge about industries such as; healthcare, retail, insurance, manufacturing, etc. Lead teams to design and architect robust data and analytical solutions for our clients. Work directly with clients to understand and document their business needs and technology requirements. Design, code and test data-centric solutions for clients. Be involved from the beginning to the end of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Mentor and help grow the careers of others. Assist in the sales process and help develop new business. Contribute significantly to the growth of Aptitive and our clients.

Engineering Manager - Data

Northwest Suburbs
1 week ago
+25
As an Engineering Manager, you will work closely with technical leads and product managers to lead a team delivering the best solutions for our customers. You will develop a deep understanding of the people, technologies, and practices of your team, and apply your expertise to planning, prioritization, and execution. You will support the self-development and career growth of individuals, as well as foster a supportive, inclusive, and collaborative environment in which people do their best work.

Engineering Manager - Intake

Northwest Suburbs
3 weeks ago
+25
About Us: Convr (formerly Datacubes) is a growing startup in the InsureTech space.  Our d3 Underwriting Platform helps underwriters make better decisions more efficiently.  As we continue to grow we are looking for leaders to help us scale not only our platform but our organization.  This is an exciting role that will allow you to take ownership in one of our most important verticals, Intake. The Role: **THIS POSITION WILL BE IN OUR SCHAUMBURG

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+14
The Engineering Manager, Business Operations will own all operation platforms. You will manage and inspire a talented team and lead them to complete exciting projects. Our production facility and our supply chain operation is central to Farmer’s Fridge. Your fresh insight will be key and we will count on you to help us think outside the box. Your team will help ensure that we safely deliver fresh and tasty food to our customers as the scale of our business continues to grow.

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+55
As an Software Engineering Manager, you will foster improvement of a software development and operations process, while creating a psychologically safe, productive team culture. You can expect to work with product management and other team members to balance and feature new development while sustaining engineering and operational work. Reporting to the CTO, you will also:

Engineering Manager

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+43
As an Engineering Manager, you will work closely with technical leads and product managers to lead a team delivering the best solutions for our customers. You will develop a deep understanding of the people, technologies, and practices of your team, and apply your expertise to planning, prioritization, and execution. You will support the self-development and career growth of individuals, as well as foster a supportive, inclusive, and collaborative environment in which people do their best work.

Engineering Manager

Remote
3 weeks ago
+38
The Engineering Manager role provides you with a unique opportunity to join a high growth, third-party logistics company as we pivot into a record-breaking 3rd year. We need someone to own the end to end development of features which includes clarifying requirements, designing solutions, writing code and ensuring that features are well tested. The Engineering Manager is responsible for setting and communicating the technical direction of the team, mentoring and growing the team, removing roadblocks and communicating to stakeholders. We’re laying the foundation on which our industry will be reinvented; we’re looking for individuals who want to be part of a significant change. Ideas come from being an innovator and an amplifier, that strives to achieve more, for themselves and to enable greatness in others.

Engineering Manager

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+56
Lead a team of talented engineers who like to ship code and tackle hard engineering problems. Maintain rigor in high code quality, automated testing, and other engineering best practices. Contribute to and/or execute on the organization’s vision and standards around security, quality, observability and clean code. Support legacy and modern services and applications in the public cloud and deploy them through CI/CD practices. Create a collaborative work environment that fosters autonomy, inclusivity, innovation, learning, respect and transparency while holding a high bar for craftsmanship. Collaborate with Product Managers and Designers to ensure we're building great products. Demonstrate problem solving and technical innovation through "rolling-up sleeves" and "getting hands dirty". Collaborate with other engineering teams to identify, leverage, and successfully evangelize opportunities to improve engineering productivity.

Engineering Manager

Chicago
5 months ago
+27
Engineering Leads at Root are responsible for both technical and managerial leadership of their teams.  Leads are often our strongest individual contributors and we expect them to meet or exceed all of the technical and non-technical expectations of a Senior Software Engineer. 

Front End Engineering Manager

Chicago
2 days ago
+56
Exploring ways we can bring surprise and delight to our visitors and customers through quality design and engineering. Helping to establish front end engineering standards and practices that will help us achieve operational excellence. Maintain a productive and predictable working environment for the development team. Work effectively with Product Managers to ensure team focus on the most high valued and priority product initiatives. Work closely with team members to ensure best practices and strategic goals are incorporated into development work. Collaborate with other engineering teams to identify and anticipate changing requirements and opportunities to improve the development environment. Define and iterate team process, collaboration, and focuses on overall team velocity with different stakeholders, including product, design, etc..

Senior Engineering Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+27
We are looking for a Senior Engineering Manager to come and join our team. In this role, you will have responsibility for multiple product engineering teams across a vertical within our business.  Our technical leaders are expected to be hands on in the technical decision making process - although you won’t be writing code on a daily basis, we fully expect our engineering leaders to be able to read and write code, and more importantly both make and contribute to technical architecture decisions. You will own the technical architecture and roadmap decisions for an emerging product line built atop our existing business, so this leader will need to be skilled at looking around corners and anticipating “where the puck is going”. To support our long-term rapid growth, you will need to be exceptional at hiring and growing top-tier engineering talent, and not afraid to think outside of the box in order to do so. You will also be expected to manage at multiple levels and know when to dive deep and when to manage using auditing mechanisms. This includes helping to define KPIs, drive and improve operational posture, and be able to identify potential risks before they become issues.  

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 $148,826 on average.

Engineering Manager Salary by gender

The average Engineering Manager salary for women is $153,914 and the average Engineering Manager salary for men is $143,535.

Engineering Manager Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Engineering Manager with 7+ years of experience is $147,935.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,016
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $81,336
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,598
Min: $63K
Max: $112K
Software Test Engineer $90,423
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $99,066
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
Android Developer $100,111
Min: $65K
Max: $152K
iOS Developer $101,465
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $105,892
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $108,108
Min: $72K
Max: $165K
Salesforce Developer $108,143
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $109,214
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Site Reliability Engineer $111,000
Min: $93K
Max: $132K
Sales Engineer $112,123
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
DevOps Engineer $116,608
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Data Engineer $118,281
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Machine Learning Engineer $130,000
Min: $125K
Max: $135K
Senior Software Engineer $133,744
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Lead Software Engineer $133,889
Min: $102K
Max: $161K
Data Architect $141,364
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Hardware Engineer $144,000
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Engineering Manager $145,036
Min: $77K
Max: $206K
Systems Engineer $147,000
Min: $143K
Max: $151K
Principal Software Engineer $153,473
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $180,049
Min: $133K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $198,561
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Data Engineering Manager $200,667
Min: $182K
Max: $210K
Vice President of Engineering $208,202
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

$133,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $133,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$133,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $133,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $105,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$16,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$66,600 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$66,600 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $155,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$151,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $151,000 with +$7,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
>10 Reports
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$28,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$77,100
Yearly Salary
A Junior Scrum Master reported a yearly salary of $77,100
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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