Engineering Manager Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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Chicago
Chicago

Engineering Manager salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$144,583
$15,534
Additional Cash Compensation
$160,117
Total Compensation
Median: $145K
Min: $122K
Max: $165K

How Much Does a Engineering Manager Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $144,583. The average additional cash compensation for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $15,534. The average total compensation for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $160,117. Engineering Manager salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Engineering Manager employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,118
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+24
Mobile, Software
Marketing Tech, Software
+11
Consumer Web, Fintech

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 201-500 employees, earning $147,500 on average.

Engineering Manager Salary by gender

The average Engineering Manager salary for women is $131,133 and the average Engineering Manager salary for men is $148,375.

Engineering Manager Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Engineering Manager with 7+ years of experience is $144,489.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $70,239
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $75,273
Min: $50K
Max: $106K
Software Test Engineer $90,700
Min: $72K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $94,470
Min: $70K
Max: $133K
Android Developer $98,250
Min: $85K
Max: $110K
Software Engineer $100,063
Min: $60K
Max: $150K
iOS Developer $100,111
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $105,235
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
DevOps Engineer $107,600
Min: $75K
Max: $130K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Data Engineer $111,940
Min: $70K
Max: $145K
Security Engineer $112,783
Min: $84K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $113,043
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
QA Manager $122,000
Min: $86K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $124,650
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $136,250
Min: $114K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $142,077
Min: $120K
Max: $155K
Engineering Manager $144,713
Min: $122K
Max: $165K
Director of Software Engineering $174,286
Min: $110K
Max: $221K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $204,700
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $212,281
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Engineering Manager jobs in Chicago
24

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
3 days ago
+16
In this role, you will lead the development of multiple teams for Workplace Solutions business at Morningstar. An ideal candidate would be a self-starter who gets technology as an art, understands business goals and creates scalable, flexible technical solutions. We are looking for great leaders who specialize in Java/JVM platform, AWS, and CICD and who are excited to join our team, grow with us, and introduce new ideas to develop software products. You’d be responsible for improving modern software development practices and will motivate the team and cultivate a culture of high energy and technical excellence. Establishing a good support infrastructure to handle production issues and being responsive to customer problems is essential to the role. Exposure & experience in large-scale system implementation is a big plus. This position is based out of our headquarters in Chicago.

Engineering Manager

Chicago
5 days ago
+14
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 - Security

Chicago
4 days ago
+14
As a Security Engineering Manager, you will work closely with technical leads to lead a team building security tools, systems, and consulting with the product teams. 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.

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
3 days ago
+24
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.

Software Engineering Manager

West Suburbs
3 days ago
+28
A relentless pursuit of the burndown of each sprint to bring the most valuable items for our clients to fruition every 2 weeks. Aligning your teams’ personal career development to relevant business outcomes. A broadening of the teams understanding of how their contributions today incrementally add up to so much more. An open mind for advancing the application with the Product Manager. Participating hands on in developing the application. Active participation in the refinement of the teams’ backlog. Leading in the continuous improvement of the scrum team.

Software Engineering Manager

West Suburbs
6 days ago
What you’ll do As a servant leader, delight our consultants and customers with valuable software by mentoring, coaching, and empowering multiple agile teams. Grow the people on your team and help them become even more awesome. Attract new software engineers who understand and care about iterative and incremental software development practices. Ensure technical delivery teams are aligned with business stakeholders and product managers to maximize

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+28
Jellyvision Needs A Software Engineering Manager   We here at Jellyvision are the proud parents of ALEX®, an interactive employee communications platform that happens to share some DNA (and a sense of humor) with the smash-hit trivia video game YOU DON’T KNOW JACK®, created by Jellyvision's founder. ALEX makes navigating tricky decisions—like choosing and using employee benefits or improving your financial wellness—easier, faster, and more

Software Engineering Manager, Full Stack & Mobile

Chicago
1 week ago
+17
In this role, you will lead a team that’s adapting existing Meraki products for a new small business market segment. This creative and dynamic team works across our entire stack from initial prototyping and user experience design, to full-stack web and mobile development. As a manager at Meraki, you will provide architectural leadership, review code and designs, and help guide product direction. You will be a strong mentor, nurturing a cooperative environment where your team can do their best work. You will enable a highly productive relationship among product management, design, and engineering. You have a committed focus on user experience and polish, and you will help ensure that your team is building the features that will have the most impact for Meraki Go. This team is part of a highly visible, strategic program, and we have an opportunity to create something beautifully simple that customers will love.

Engineering Manager

Chicago
2 days ago
+16
Mentor and manage a team of 5-7 software engineers, conducting regular 1-on-1s and giving feedback. Work with a Product Manager to ensure that the roadmap is realistic and understood. Own the efficiency and growth of a team. 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
1 week ago
Mentor and manage team members through regular 1-on-1s and continuous feedback to enhance performance and encourage career growth. Be an advocate and clear the road for your team by identifying and removing obstacles. Ensure that Reverb standard engineering practices are followed and help define practices where there may be a gap. Develop and improve communication channels between teams, Product, and other engineers. Collaborate with the Product team to define goals and objectives and work with your team to ensure goals are being met.

Engineering Manager - Front-end

Chicago
2 days ago
+24
Embedded as a member of one of our engineering squads, you will be part of the day-to-day Agile development environment. Your role on the team will be that of 'player-coach,' working alongside your direct reports while also carving out time to help direct and support their professional development. While you should be excited about writing and shipping production-level code, we want you to be equally excited about the trajectory of your team and your part in forming them as stellar software engineers. We’re looking for a creative, collaborative, highly motivated, and inquisitive learner to build great software with us. If you confidently write web applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS, we’d love to talk with you.

Engineering Manager: DevOps + Infrastructure

Chicago
3 days ago
+16
Mentor, train and develop a team of 4-6 software engineers, conducting regular 1-on-1s and giving coaching. Collaborate with managers and teams to roll out new features and best practices. Participate in conversations about the design, architecture, and implementation of our web platform. Build and maintain the technical roadmap of Trunk Club’s infrastructure. Collaborate with Technology Teams, Data Science, QA, and our Nordstrom Technology family on Engineering projects. Evangelize cloud infrastructure internally and externally.

Skills that affect Engineering Manager salaries in Chicago

1
Java
7% have this skill
2
Linux
5% have this skill
3
Javascript
3% have this skill
4
DevOps
3% have this skill
5
Node.js
3% have this skill
6
Python
3% have this skill

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$160,000
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Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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$160,000
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A Senior VP reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
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500+ Employees
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$150,000
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A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
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