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 from anonymous Security Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Security Engineer jobs in Chicago

Senior Application Security Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+49
Who we are  M1 Finance has created a personal wealth-building platform made for the modern era, uniting personal perspective and automated ease. We seamlessly combine free investing, low cost borrowing and digital checking all in one intuitive, automated Finance Super App, and we’re driven by a mission to empower personal financial well-being. We believe that financial well-being is fundamental to overall well-being, and we strive to deliver

Sr. Application Security Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+43
As a Senior Application Security Engineer, you will report to our Senior Director of Information Security and be responsible partnering with multiple engineering teams to drive security practices and principles in a fast-paced Agile development cycle. This is a hands-on technical position best suited for a professional with developer expertise and a background collaborating with multiple groups (project, business, architecture, and operational teams) across an organization to enable business goals by melding security into solutions. 

Application Security Engineer (Remote)

Chicago
1 hour ago
+48
Application Security Engineer will functionally support product engineering and development teams to secure company's SaaS products portfolio. Application Security Engineer will be responsible for assessing and understanding the security posture and attack surface of all DFIN products, and for assistance in the development of the appropriate security controls.

Cloud Security Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+59
We are seeking a Cloud Security Engineer to work with various business units across the firm to empower our technologists to deliver secure cloud infrastructure and cloud integrated solutions. The position will work in concert with the technology teams to ensure the cloud environments we use and configure are done so in a secure manner. You will also be responsible for defining global standards and guidelines to direct secure cloud development. A successful candidate will be able to establish base guidelines, implement security controls, review architecture and validate this is done in a repeatable and automatable fashion. While ensuring that the overall cloud presence of DRW is as secure as it can be.

Jr. Application Security Analyst (Remote)

Chicago
1 week ago
+48
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 

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.

Security Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+59
Our global Security Engineering team is looking for a talented Security Engineer to join our US-based team.  To flourish in this role, you will need a strong drive to learn and improve. And when it comes to new technology, you’ll enjoy researching and evaluating new solutions using custom and commercial testing tools.

Senior Security Engineer

Chicago
2 days ago
+32
Description   Company: Oak Street Health  Title: Senior Information Security Engineer Location: Chicago, IL   Company Description The mission of Oak Street Health is to rebuild healthcare as it should be.    We are a rapidly growing, innovative company of community-based healthcare centers delivering higher quality health and wellness care that improves outcomes, manages medical costs and provides an unmatched experience for adults on Medicare.  

Security Engineering Intern

Chicago
1 week 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:

Staff Security Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+49
Who we are  M1 Finance has created a personal wealth-building platform made for the modern era, uniting personal perspective and automated ease. We seamlessly combine free investing, low cost borrowing and digital checking all in one intuitive, automated Finance Super App, and we’re driven by a mission to empower personal financial well-being. We believe that financial well-being is fundamental to overall well-being, and we strive to deliver

Sr. Network Security Engineer

Chicago
1 hour ago
+48
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all,

Information Security Specialist

Chicago
6 months 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 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 $72,438
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,750
Min: $63K
Max: $130K
QA Engineer $87,626
Min: $0K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $90,984
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Android Developer $94,820
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,500
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,319
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $106,562
Min: $60K
Max: $248K
Automation Engineer $107,125
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Security Engineer $113,586
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $113,645
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Game Developer $114,600
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Salesforce Developer $115,354
Min: $66K
Max: $197K
Site Reliability Engineer $115,778
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer $118,348
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
DevOps Engineer $118,613
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer $121,958
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
QA Manager $123,615
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $133,762
Min: $90K
Max: $188K
Lead Software Engineer $135,750
Min: $95K
Max: $175K
Database Administrator $136,500
Min: $95K
Max: $166K
Data Architect $143,330
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $150,961
Min: $77K
Max: $221K
Hardware Engineer $153,722
Min: $85K
Max: $253K
Principal Software Engineer $156,049
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Machine Learning Engineer $158,000
Min: $125K
Max: $220K
Data Engineering Manager $161,175
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $181,810
Min: $130K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $200,907
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $204,069
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
0% have this skill
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SQL
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Python
0% have this skill

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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