Security Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

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Total Compensation
Median: $109K
Min: $80K
Max: $135K

How Much Does a Security Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $108,897. The average additional cash compensation for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $4,867. The average total compensation for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $113,764. 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

3 weeks ago
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.

Application Security Engineer

5 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.  

Wireless Network Cyber Security Engineer

Northwest Suburbs
6 days ago
Support design, development, integration and test of mobile applications and avionics systems as a subject master expert for improved security architecture. Identify gaps and vulnerabilities with existing applications and hardware solutions. Apply engineering design and development guidelines to third party applications. Conduct training and overviews about relevant application and design security efforts. Develop and integrate security infrastructure improvements associated with DevOps.

Senior Application Security Specialist

1 week ago
We Are Hiring Senior Application Security Specialist - Infra Security - Full-Time, Days - Chicago, IL Why Join Ascension? Ascension Technologies  leverages technology to create collaborative solutions that improve everyday health decisions. The technology enables seamless access to data across all applications transforming the customer experience when interacting with technology and enhancing our ability across Ascension to better serve

Product Security Architect - Information Security

3 weeks ago
This role will focus on security architecture, design and engineering disciplines while being able to layout product security maturity, identify program and tool gaps and recommend solutions. Building strong partnerships with Engineering, Product, Risk and customer facing teams is a core tenant of the role and the team. You will help in building an enterprise testing and assessment framework by introducing and integrating security tools, processes & responsibilities with developer ecosystem -- Tools include but not limited to, Dynamic Analysis, Static Analysis, Real time Application Self-Protection, Web application Firewall and Software Composition Analysis. While the Primary set of responsibilities include architecture and design scalability and optimization, other duties such as Penetration testing, design reviews, network and system assessments and following up on identified risks are also a part of this job when and where necessary.

Application Security Engineer

14 hours ago
We’re looking for someone who knows more than how to run a commercial application scanning tool: we expect you to know the internals of how web applications and distributed systems work and be able to collaborate with engineers and Security Operations staff to increase the monitoring, reporting and mitigation capabilities of our Security team. You will work closely with our development teams to establish and define application security best practices, perform software architecture and design reviews to elevate the security resilience of our code base. As a cloud-native company, you'll be involved in securing our cloud environments and working with and within SaaS-based tooling.

Application Security Engineer

1 week ago
Update: We're excited that you're interested in Root. In order to maintain a great candidate experience while most of our folks are working from home, we've decided to pause hiring for the time being. We welcome you to apply, and if it's a great fit, we'll reach out when we start to ramp up hiring again. In the meantime, our Candidate Experience Team is working hard to optimize our existing workflows to set us up for additional scale once the situation settles down.

Application Security Engineer

1 week ago
We are looking for an Information Security Engineer to join our team to help us build and secure the Integral Ad Science (IAS) infrastructure and security operations. As part of the Information Security team you will participate and collaborate with multiple Product and R&D teams to ensure that the IAS Platform and our architecture remains secure and compliant.  We are a small but growing group of dedicated hard working individuals working to secure IAS relying on our experience and industry standards and we are looking for a dynamic, personable individual to join this team.  If you enjoy the pace of the changing security landscape and an environment where you can make a direct and visible impact, then IAS is the place for you.

Cloud Security Engineer

1 week ago
As a Cloud Security Engineer you’ll play a critical role in fulfilling the mission of Tempus by helping ensure we provide secure and private precision medicine methodologies for our clients and their patients

Senior Cloud Security Engineer

2 weeks ago
Our Story: Litera, headquartered in Chicago, IL, is a fast-growing software company and one of the leading legal technology suppliers in the world. Serving over 90% of the world's largest law firms, our software is used by hundreds of thousands of lawyers every day. As a company recently selected for Crain's Best Places to Work in Chicago, we believe professional development, rewards programs, open communication, and transparent leadership all

Vice President, Information Security

1 week ago
As FourKites’ Vice President, Information Security, you will be responsible for creating and managing a global, enterprise wide security program to ensure that our information assets are adequately protected. Reporting directly to our Chief Technology Officer, you will create strategy, policies and frameworks as they relate to application security, infrastructure security, compliance and security operations.

Security Analyst

3 days ago
Monitor and react to security events. Define and implement security policies, procedures, and technologies. Track general developments in computer security, and plan the firm's response. Provide security expertise and advice to other teams within the company. Define best practices cybersecurity training for employees. Collaborate with other operations, development, and trading teams to solve business challenges. Work at a technology-driven company where you can make an immediate impact.

Security Engineer Salary ranges

The two most common Security Engineer salary ranges in Chicago are $100k - $110k and $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 $112,000 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 $109,083.

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 $82,500.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,957
Min: $42K
Max: $100K
Junior Software Engineer $80,535
Min: $63K
Max: $112K
QA Engineer $82,649
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $90,339
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Android Developer $95,039
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $98,363
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $101,181
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $106,362
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $107,198
Min: $72K
Max: $165K
Security Engineer $108,897
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Salesforce Developer $109,900
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Site Reliability Engineer $111,000
Min: $93K
Max: $132K
Sales Engineer $113,712
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Systems Engineer $114,814
Min: $65K
Max: $151K
DevOps Engineer $117,130
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Data Engineer $117,625
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Lead Software Engineer $133,471
Min: $102K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $133,805
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Machine Learning Engineer $135,000
Min: $125K
Max: $145K
Data Architect $141,364
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Hardware Engineer $145,200
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Engineering Manager $145,548
Min: $77K
Max: $206K
Principal Software Engineer $152,815
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $180,133
Min: $133K
Max: $275K
Data Engineering Manager $185,792
Min: $143K
Max: $210K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $197,590
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $206,380
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

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Recent Security Engineer salaries in Chicago

Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
5-7 Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
Yearly Salary
A CyberSecurity Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
3-5 Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
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
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000
< 1 Year of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $84,000
3-5 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$6,200 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $118,000
5-7 Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
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