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Security Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$112,783
$4,600
Additional Cash Compensation
$117,383
Total Compensation
Median: $113K
Min: $84K
Max: $135K

How Much Does a Security Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $112,783. The average additional cash compensation for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $4,600. The average total compensation for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $117,383. Security Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Security Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Chicago Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+24
Mobile, Software
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+11
Consumer Web, Fintech

Security Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Security Engineer salary in Chicago is between $130k - $140k.

Average Security Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Security Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $119,000 on average.

Security Engineer Salary by gender

The average Security Engineer salary for women is $101,000 and the average Security Engineer salary for men is $120,714.

Security Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Security Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $130,400. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $85,000.

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

Security Engineer jobs in Chicago
43

Information Security Engineer, Intermediate

Chicago
5 days ago
+20
We are looking for a Security Engineer to join our Information Security team in our Chicago, IL, office. As a member of the Info Sec team, you’ll help maintain the security posture of OneMain applications, services, and infrastructure in order to protect against security threats including intrusions, malware, system-level breaches, unauthorized access, insider attacks, and loss of proprietary information.

Information Security Engineer

Chicago
6 days ago
+16
The Information Security Engineer will evaluate Morningstar infrastructure and internally developed applications to identify vulnerabilities and potential short- and long-term solutions. This individual will assist in maintaining Morningstar’s security posture by managing security solutions including Splunk, identity and access management, web filtering, EDR, antivirus, endpoint encryption, and threat analytics. They will assist with penetration testing and security architecture reviews. They will be responsible for monitoring and responding to critical security events. This position is based in our Chicago office. 

Information Security Engineer, Senior

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+20
We are looking for a Security Engineer to join our Information Security team in our Chicago, IL, office. As a member of the Information Security team, you’ll help maintain the security posture of OneMain applications, services, and infrastructure in order to protect against security threats including intrusions, malware, system-level breaches, unauthorized access, insider attacks, and loss of proprietary information. 

Cloud Security Engineer

Chicago
5 days ago
+21
The Cloud Security Engineer, embedded in the Product Security Department, tests Relativity’s cloud software for vulnerabilities in periodic penetration tests, researches best practice tooling for cloud technologies, and advising teams on how to utilize security best practices. Also, by paying attention to industry trends in manners of vulnerabilities, informs their own testing and that of the team. Communicates security knowledge in a clear, standard style, and assists others in the department doing the same.

Application Security Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
As an Application Security Engineer, you’ll be responsible for performing penetration testing on our applications, analyzing and providing appropriate security architectural recommendations, and working across multiple departments (including with our engineering and data science teams) to improve the security of our product.

Security Analyst

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+20
The Security Analyst is a member of the Information Security team at OneMain Financial.  An Analyst contributes to the organization’s Information Security needs with a focus in Governance, Risk, and Compliance.

Senior Director, Information Security

Chicago
5 days ago
+18
Your responsibilities and the primary functions of the Senior Director, Information Security Risk Management Officer are for the design, oversight, and ongoing management of the information security program, including policies, procedures, technical systems, and workforce training in order to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data within all FTD Companies Brands. You will address electronic systems architecture and functionality as it affects the safeguards of protected business information assets. You will support information privacy and security requirements; maintenance of confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data as the privacy and security programs integrate; development and maintenance of security policies and procedures including management of security risk assessments, the program budget, security complaints and incident activity, and enforcement; workforce security training and awareness; and application of industry standards and best practices.

Director, Information Security

North Suburbs
6 days ago
+22
Understands the enterprise strategy and influences the integration of security into business strategies and processes while ensuring that the results are documented and actionable, with clear ties to Enterprise Security frameworks. Align the security team scope, budget and staffing to the company level strategy, emerging technologies and changes in the threat landscape. Responsible for effectively executing specific ES Risk Management and Compliance activities, including management of Enterprise Systems Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls with associated supporting processes, collaboration with process owners to ensure that risk mitigations are appropriate and to report on progress with respect to the designed plan, all in alignment with company Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) guidelines. Lead a functional Security team to manage information risk and availability to an acceptable level to meet the business and compliance requirements of the organization globally. Establish and manage the capability to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover from information incidents to minimize business impact. Analyzes and provides assessments of IT Security Incidents & trends and their impact on Grainger’s Global business to Senior Management. Establish, monitor, evaluate and report key performance and key risk indicators (KPIs and KRIs) to provide leadership with accurate information regarding the effectiveness of the information risk & security strategy. Establishes and maintains relationships outside of Grainger to inform on strategy and best practices.

Information Security Risk Analyst

Chicago
1 week ago
+10
The successful candidate will also be required to review and assess legal contracts as it pertains to the service providers security posture. The candidate should be able to understand legal terms and definitions and articulate potential security concerns to the Legal teams. The individual will also play a significant role in enhancing and implementing procedures to assess and risk rate the third-party information security program.

Security Engineer

Chicago
2 days ago
+14
The Security Engineer's role is to protect sensitive data and applications in high-scale systems that are growing rapidly. We need you to be heavily involved in keeping security top of mind as we look to power our customers' most important transactions. 

IAM Security Engineer II

North Suburbs
3 days ago
+22
This individual is responsible for design and development of new security solutions, Tier III Support, SDLC, product life cycle, forensics and investigations, IT & Application penetration testing, documentation, and RCA’s. The individual will facilitate and gather requirements from our customers and provide security solutions to meet their needs while aligning with Grainger strategies, policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures.

Senior Security Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+20
Senior Security Engineer 222 W Adams St, 11th Floor Chicago, Illinois, 60606 United States West Monroe isn’t a start-up firm, but we act like one. From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better. If you are looking to be a “behind the scenes” technologist, this isn’t

Recent Security Engineer salaries in Chicago

$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$6,200 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$118,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $118,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$132,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $132,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$94,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $94,000
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
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