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Chicago
Chicago

Engineering Manager salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$143,729
$15,693
Additional Cash Compensation
$159,422
Total Compensation
Median: $144K
Min: $101K
Max: $165K

How Much Does a Engineering Manager Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $143,729. The average additional cash compensation for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $15,693. The average total compensation for a Engineering Manager in Chicago is $159,422. Engineering Manager salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Engineering Manager employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,194
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
138,480
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+48
Mobile, Software
Marketing Tech, Software
+24
Professional Services, Software

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 $145,863 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 $145,462.

Engineering Manager Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Engineering Manager with 7+ years of experience is $143,171.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $70,239
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $77,885
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
Software Test Engineer $90,700
Min: $72K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $92,036
Min: $60K
Max: $133K
Software Engineer $97,387
Min: $60K
Max: $150K
Android Developer $97,500
Min: $65K
Max: $122K
iOS Developer $100,475
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $104,833
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
DevOps Engineer $110,870
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Security Engineer $112,783
Min: $84K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $113,179
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Data Engineer $114,306
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $119,333
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $126,538
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $136,250
Min: $114K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $143,000
Min: $120K
Max: $155K
Engineering Manager $143,729
Min: $101K
Max: $165K
Director of Software Engineering $179,111
Min: $140K
Max: $221K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $204,405
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $211,044
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Engineering Manager jobs in Chicago
29

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
4 days ago
+27
Lead a group of talented engineers working on full stack Java software development. Hire and grow the team in Chicago. Be a leader in executing our Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and DevOps visions. Execute the delivery of high quality releases on time.

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
4 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
2 weeks ago
+16
As an Engineering Manager, you'll lead a highly skilled, cross-functional engineering team to deliver product features that will have a direct impact on achieving our business objectives. You'll be responsible for making sure that the applications you own continue to 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 guides fans to their favorite live events. 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.

Engineering Manager

Chicago
3 weeks 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 - Sustainability

Chicago
1 week ago
+14
Our Sustainability Engineering Manager manages our Sustainability Engineering team in our platform organization. As part of our Platform Applications group, Sustainability is focused on providing scale, reliability, and performance for internal customers and our merchants. The team does this by ensuring code quality across our Braintree organization and providing maintenance support for our software systems.

Engineering Manager - Security

Chicago
3 weeks 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.

Senior Engineering Manager

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+14
As a senior Engineering Lead in the Payments organization, you will drive execution and delivery across the product teams that process, protect and fund our merchants’ transactions. You will help us hire diverse and talented people, support the self-development and career growth of team members, and foster an inclusive and collaborative environment in which people do their best work. You will need proficiency and deftness in tackling technical, organizational, and human challenges to grow strong teams that deliver complex payment products.

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
12 hours ago
+15
Experience building and managing software engineering teams (3+ years). Extensive experience developing distributed, enterprise-scale software applications (10+ years). Extensive hands-on full-stack experience in system architecture, design patterns, databases, search and service-oriented-architecture (10+ years). Strong teambuilding and collaboration skills. Expertise with .NET, SQL Server and SOA and messaging systems or equivalent. Understanding of the software development lifecycle and the related team roles. Results oriented -- ability to motivate teams and instill accountability. Ability to drive change and continuous improvement collaboratively with other leaders. Ability to communicate effectively with both technical teams and non-technical stakeholders. Experience with Agile methodologies.

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
20 hours ago
+28
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 helpful, not to mention entertaining. The success of the

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
6 days ago
+28
Manage the performance and career growth of team members. Perform regular one-on-ones and provide timely and constructive feedback. Clear the road for the team by identifying and removing obstacles. Ensure Jellyvision’s engineering standards and best practices are followed. Collaborate with folks in our product and creative teams, as well as other engineering managers. Deliver products. Hire new engineering talent.

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+16
You will have an advanced view into the people, technologies, and practices of the team, and apply your individual skills to help projects across the finish line. You will support the engineering culture and career growth of your team members, as well as foster a supportive, inclusive, and team environment in which people do their best work. You are a player-coach here, who loves to push their own code just as much as you enjoy reviewing other’s work. You will be managing across multiple technologies, our frontend (React/Redux site, React-Native app), as well as our backend (node.js) and database (mongoDB). You will collaborate with our sales, marketing, and data teams to help us deliver that perfect Cameo.

Software Engineering Manager

Chicago
2 weeks 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.

Skills that affect Engineering Manager salaries in Chicago

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Java
5% have this skill
2
Linux
4% have this skill
3
Node.js
4% have this skill
4
Javascript
4% have this skill
5
DevOps
3% have this skill
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Front-end
3% have this skill

Recent Engineering Manager salaries in Chicago

$140,000
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A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $140,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$160,000
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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
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$135,000
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A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$135,000
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201-500 Employees
Chicago
$101,000
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A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $101,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$122,000
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7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $130,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$153,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $153,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
>10 Reports
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $155,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $165,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
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