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Security Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$122,360
$20,723
Additional Cash Compensation
$143,083
Total Compensation
Median: 115,000
Min: $80K
Max: $205K

How Much Does a Security Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $122,360. The average additional cash compensation for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $20,723. The average total compensation for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $143,083. Security Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Security Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Security Engineer Salary by gender

The average Security Engineer salary for women is $130,300 and the average Security Engineer salary for men is $110,227.

Security Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Security Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $159,625. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $100,000.

Security Engineer Salary ranges

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Network Engineer$70,000
Min: $70K
Max: $70K
QA Analyst$87,053
Min: $65K
Max: $130K
Application Engineer$88,000
Min: $88K
Max: $88K
Junior Software Engineer$89,429
Min: $65K
Max: $130K
Software Test Engineer$95,950
Min: $75K
Max: $140K
QA Engineer$100,252
Min: $75K
Max: $135K
Front End Developer$107,824
Min: $80K
Max: $165K
Software Engineer$109,874
Min: $78K
Max: $215K
Site Reliability Engineer$112,800
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer$118,574
Min: $83K
Max: $182K
Game Developer$118,833
Min: $85K
Max: $140K
Salesforce Developer$120,650
Min: $75K
Max: $197K
Security Engineer$122,360
Min: $80K
Max: $205K
Android Developer$123,500
Min: $102K
Max: $152K
Systems Engineer$127,289
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
Automation Engineer$128,358
Min: $115K
Max: $167K
iOS Developer$134,085
Min: $110K
Max: $170K
QA Manager$135,429
Min: $115K
Max: $165K
Senior Software Engineer$136,411
Min: $81K
Max: $220K
Database Administrator$141,545
Min: $105K
Max: $200K
Sales Engineer$141,886
Min: $115K
Max: $220K
Hardware Engineer$146,117
Min: $117K
Max: $175K
DevOps Engineer$148,247
Min: $130K
Max: $190K
Lead Software Engineer$152,540
Min: $120K
Max: $200K
Data Architect$163,459
Min: $137K
Max: $215K
Machine Learning Engineer$164,024
Min: $135K
Max: $220K
Engineering Manager$173,554
Min: $149K
Max: $240K
Principal Software Engineer$173,871
Min: $133K
Max: $330K
Data Engineering Manager$191,334
Min: $165K
Max: $221K
Vice President of Engineering$191,370
Min: $145K
Max: $290K
Director of Software Engineering$201,813
Min: $175K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$242,033
Min: $200K
Max: $324K

Career Info

Security Engineer jobs in Chicago

Skills that affect Security Engineer salaries in Chicago

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Amazon Web Services
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Technical Recruiting
0% have this skill
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Full Cycle Recruiting
0% have this skill
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Policy and Process Development
0% have this skill
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Recruitment
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Talent Strategy
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Average Security Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Security Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $150,000 on average.

Recent Security Engineer salaries in Chicago

$120,000
Yearly Salary
A GRC Analyst reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Information Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$98,000
Yearly Salary
A Cybersecurity Engineer reported a yearly salary of $98,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$24,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Analyst reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$92,500
Yearly Salary
A Analyst, Information Security reported a yearly salary of $92,500 with +$6,900 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Info Security Project Manager reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$14,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Other
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$96,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $96,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$16,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago