Security Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$113,586
$7,400
Additional Cash Compensation
$120,986
Total Compensation
Median: $114K
Min: $80K
Max: $160K

How Much Does a Security Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $113,586. The average additional cash compensation for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $7,400. The average total compensation for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $120,986. Security Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Security Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Security Engineer jobs in Chicago

Sr. Application Security Architect

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+21
West Monroe is seeking a Sr. Security Architect with experience leading technical projects involved in application security for our Cybersecurity Practice. This is an opportunity to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and team-based project environment.  Successful candidates should be driven to provide high quality delivery in a number of industries, be client-facing, and be a capable team leader of this technical solution.

Sr. Cloud Security Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
+53
What will your day look like? You will help architect, deploy and operate a secure cloud application infrastructure that aligns with business needs. The incumbent will support operational innovation and provide security direction to the business to elevate the company’s security posture within a cloud computing infrastructure. The Senior Cloud Security Engineer helps deliver applications at scale and with resiliency to support business

Chief Information Security Officer

Chicago
3 days ago
+32
The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is responsible for security strategy, security program oversight and security architecture development and implementation for the organization. The role covers all security technologies and services, physical and logical access control, and user profile management. The CISO also has responsibility for all data/information security policies, standards, evaluations, roles, and organizational awareness. The CISO will work closely with a security committee to ensure that technological and physical access controls and policies meet the organization data security requirements. The CISO is responsible for managing data and information risks related to product development, technology solutions, crisis management, data privacy and regulatory compliance. The role also directs the adoption and implementation of policies and procedures, manages cyber threat analysis activities and guides the development of the information security technical architecture and security standards, controls, procedures and guidelines for the computer platforms, applications and networks, including utilization of cloud technologies. The CISO is responsible for all security audits, internal, required by customers and governmental agencies.

Director of Information Security

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+48
The Director of Information Security will be responsible for creating and executing strategies to ensure overall security of company systems.  This role will collaborate with multiple departments, such as ITS, Product, Development, Legal, and Human Resources, to determine proper protocols, policies, audits, and training programs to meet the company’s goals.  This strategic and tactical position reports to the General Counsel.

Sr. GRC Security Analyst

Chicago
1 week ago
+53
The Sr. GRC Security Analyst will support requirements of three programs: 1) Governance – ensuring appropriate decision-making structures and processes and managing creation and maintenance of governance documents (e.g. policies, standards, procedures) of Information Technology and Security teams. 2) Risk Management – identify, analyze, and facilitate decision-making and actioning on risks. Ensure alignment with ERM processes and organizational risk appetite. 3) Compliance – identify organizational mandatory and voluntary requirements, translate them into IT/S controls, facilitate implementation of requirements and perform regular control assurance exercises.

IT Security Engineer

Chicago
20 hours ago
+41
Description Everspring, Inc. is an ed-tech trailblazer. We create customized, integrated digital solutions that enable top universities to design and deliver their programs online, with excellence. Our exceptional technology platform and complementary services empower universities to focus on teaching engaging content that transforms lives.    We offer a range of full-service turnkey solutions and fee-for-service offerings, as well as a set of

Associate Principal, Security Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+33
Summary  As an Associate Principal, Security Engineer you will be part of a team responsible for analyzing, triaging, solutioning vulnerabilities identified via Black Duck and Veracode scanning on open source libraries. This team is responsible for identifying solutions, testing out hands-on solutions across a variety of software, and working closely with the development community to implement solutions. The team is also responsible for

Security Engineering Intern

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+33
OCC is looking for interns who are hungry for the chance to learn more, humble enough to admit they don’t know all the answers, and smart enough to recognize the opportunity. The OCC Internship Program provides students with the real-world skills to successfully transition into a career in the financial services industry. As an intern, you will help lead projects that help shape the future of OCC. This person will apply their skill-set and knowledge toward tackling designated projects. This an exciting opportunity to have a true impact on the company by designing and implementing solutions for real challenges facing the business. Here’s what we’re looking for:

Information Security Specialist

Chicago
1 month ago
+42
Cohesion is a leading Intelligent Buildings software solution that is disrupting how buildings operate and how people engage with buildings – from real estate owners/investors, operators, building engineers, to tenants and visitors. Our cutting-edge converged IoT-enabled platform brings together building systems, building software, and business applications into a single portal for on web and mobile platforms to forge the path to autonomous

Security Architect

Chicago
6 days ago
+29
We are looking for experienced Security Architects to join us to help security organizations take the next step in their evolution.  You will help design and build new security capabilities for the oak9 platform. You will also build security reference architectures that will be used across enterprises to drive secure-by-design products.   The company: At oak9, we are passionate about removing the friction between development and security so

Director of Information Security

Chicago
1 week ago
+48
The security team is in charge of building automating security checks on cloud, CICD, and IT systems ranging from the M1 platform to the systems used to design it. The team utilizes the latest technology to develop, monitor, and maintain systems to ensure security and stability of M1’s day to day operations. We’re looking for a passionate software engineer to help protect us and our customers from security threats. Someone who enjoys risk identification and mitigation while staying up to date with the latest security threats and trends; vulnerability testing, application hardening, and designing for platform resiliency.

Security Engineer

Chicago
6 days ago
+29
We are looking for experienced Security Engineers to join us and help build security reference architectures that will be used across enterprises to drive secure-by-design products.   The company: At oak9, we are passionate about removing the friction between development and security so businesses can achieve velocity & agility without compromising on security. oak9 is revolutionizing how cloud-native applications are secured with an automation

Security Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Security Engineer salary in Chicago is between $110k - $120k.

Average Security Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Security Engineer make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $135,000 on average.

Security Engineer Salary by gender

The average Security Engineer salary for women is $120,667 and the average Security Engineer salary for men is $109,750.

Security Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Security Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $127,417. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $82,500.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $72,705
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,489
Min: $63K
Max: $130K
QA Engineer $87,590
Min: $0K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $91,661
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Android Developer $94,820
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,516
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,330
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $107,016
Min: $60K
Max: $248K
Automation Engineer $107,125
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Site Reliability Engineer $112,875
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Security Engineer $113,586
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $113,842
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Salesforce Developer $115,354
Min: $66K
Max: $197K
DevOps Engineer $118,109
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Data Engineer $118,647
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
QA Manager $121,960
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer $124,350
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
Senior Software Engineer $133,663
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Database Administrator $136,500
Min: $95K
Max: $166K
Lead Software Engineer $137,429
Min: $95K
Max: $175K
Data Architect $142,188
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $149,992
Min: $77K
Max: $221K
Principal Software Engineer $156,051
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Hardware Engineer $157,938
Min: $85K
Max: $253K
Machine Learning Engineer $158,000
Min: $125K
Max: $220K
Data Engineering Manager $161,175
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $181,584
Min: $130K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $200,245
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $204,491
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Security Engineer salaries in Chicago

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Javascript
1% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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.NET
0% have this skill
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Java
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SQL
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Python
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Recent Security Engineer salaries in Chicago

$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineer II, Backend reported a yearly salary of $115,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$112,500
Yearly Salary
A Information Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $112,500
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A cloud architect reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A CyberSecurity Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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