Security Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$118,906
$26,585
Additional Cash Compensation
$145,491
Total Compensation
Median: $119K
Min: $80K
Max: $205K

How Much Does a Security Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $118,906. The average additional cash compensation for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $26,585. The average total compensation for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $145,491. 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

Information Security Analyst

Chicago
3 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

Information Security Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+10
Founded in 1991 with the idea to be the alternative to the big banks, Wintrust has since grown into a financial services company with more than $45 billion in assets, headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois. Through our multiple companies and divisions, we provide traditional community banking and commercial banking services, wealth management solutions, commercial and life insurance premium financing, mortgage origination, and short-term accounts

Sr. Application Security Engineer

Chicago
2 days ago
+47
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. 

Senior Application Security Engineer I

Chicago
1 week ago
+60
Helping the Everyday Consumer Build Financial Health  OppFi is a leading financial technology platform that powers banks to help the everyday consumer gain access to credit. Through our unwavering commitment to customer service, OppFi helps consumers who are turned away by traditional providers build a better financial path. OppFi is an Inc. 5000 company for five straight years, a Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, and the seventh fastest-growing

Application Security Engineer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+54
JOB DESCRIPTION Application Security Engineer (Donnelley Financial LLC; Chicago, IL): Functionally support product engineering and development teams to secure company’s SaaS products portfolio. Assess and understand the security posture and attack surface of all DFIN products, and for assistance in the development of the appropriate security controls. Conduct security assessments, security penetration testing, and validation of test results.

Senior Application Security Engineer

Chicago
3 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

Cloud Security Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+58
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.

Director, Information Security Operations

Chicago
1 week ago
+60
As Director of Information Security Operations, you are responsible for the day-to-day operations in protecting OppFi’s information resources against security threats. Reporting to the CISO, you will evaluate existing technical capabilities and systems, and identify opportunities for improvements, while maintaining standard operating procedures and protocols to ensure Security Operations continues to meet operational requirements. You will also develop and execute strategies to improve the company's security posture. 

Security Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
+49
Kin is the home insurance company For Every New Normal. Because of our proprietary technology and direct-to-consumer model, we provide affordable pricing without compromising coverage, even in areas most impacted by climate change. We’re proud to offer fully digital homeowners insurance with an elegant user experience, accurate pricing, and fast, high-quality claims service. We are also proud to be recognized as Built In’s 2021 Best Midsize

Associate Principal, Security Engineering

Chicago
1 week ago
+38
Who We Are The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Server Prevention Security Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+58
DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With over 1,000 employees at our Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, we

Senior Security Engineer

Chicago
1 week 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. T

Security Engineer Salary ranges

The two most common Security Engineer salary ranges in Chicago are $100k - $110k and $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 $160,000 and the average Security Engineer salary for men is $111,250.

Security Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Security Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $158,750. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $100,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $74,909
Min: $50K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $85,154
Min: $63K
Max: $130K
Android Developer $92,205
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Software Test Engineer $92,415
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
QA Engineer $93,203
Min: $0K
Max: $135K
Front End Developer $102,130
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $106,488
Min: $75K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $108,260
Min: $60K
Max: $875K
Automation Engineer $109,419
Min: $80K
Max: $167K
Site Reliability Engineer $112,875
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer $114,416
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
Game Developer $114,600
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Sales Engineer $118,552
Min: $85K
Max: $220K
Security Engineer $118,906
Min: $80K
Max: $205K
Systems Engineer $122,421
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
DevOps Engineer $123,236
Min: $65K
Max: $170K
Salesforce Developer $125,813
Min: $75K
Max: $197K
QA Manager $129,000
Min: $100K
Max: $165K
Senior Software Engineer $135,015
Min: $81K
Max: $200K
Lead Software Engineer $139,014
Min: $95K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,700
Min: $95K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $146,220
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $152,874
Min: $77K
Max: $221K
Hardware Engineer $153,722
Min: $85K
Max: $253K
Machine Learning Engineer $156,800
Min: $125K
Max: $220K
Data Engineering Manager $161,523
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Principal Software Engineer $165,101
Min: $122K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $183,045
Min: $130K
Max: $275K
Vice President of Engineering $191,349
Min: $149K
Max: $290K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $203,327
Min: $130K
Max: $324K

Skills that affect Security Engineer salaries in Chicago

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Amazon Web Services
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Javascript
0% have this skill
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Technical Recruiting
0% have this skill
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.NET
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Recent Security Engineer salaries in 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
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Cyber Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
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
$205,000
Yearly Salary
A Network Engineer reported a yearly salary of $205,000 with +$176,845 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 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
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