Systems Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$121,958
$27,653
Additional Cash Compensation
$149,611
Total Compensation
Median: $122K
Min: $65K
Max: $190K

How Much Does a Systems Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Systems Engineer in Chicago is $121,958. The average additional cash compensation for a Systems Engineer in Chicago is $27,653. The average total compensation for a Systems Engineer in Chicago is $149,611. Systems Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Systems Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Systems Engineer jobs in Chicago

SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Chicago
5 days ago
+39
Summary The System Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, operating, and maintaining onprem VMWare, Linux, Windows servers, and related components to ensure high levels of availability and security of the system. This person will lead in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure Hyatt’s infrastructure provisioning and maintenance is consistent with organization goals, industry best practices, and security

Systems Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+16
Your role in helping us shape the future: Support an industry leading Engineering team with your skills in Linux System Engineering.  You will take system specifications from paper to a fully functional Linux system with the ability to do what the system was designed to do.  Then, continue to support that system through its whole life cycle.   Are you up to the challenge? You are a self-starter, able to work with a team, and agile in your day-to

Senior Linux Systems Engineer

Chicago
2 days ago
+47
As a member on our Infrastructure team at PEAK6 Capital Management, you’ll have a big impact on the firm. You’ll work within our proprietary trading entity and have genuine opportunities to lead projects to optimize dev teams and deploying their applications. This is a role for someone who flourishes in a fast paced environment, takes responsibility for overall systems architecture, and has a solid understanding of designing, deploying, and supporting Linux for end users. This role will report to the Systems Team lead who reports into our Director of Infrastructure.

Desktop Systems Engineer

Chicago
5 days ago
+59
Our Systems and Mobile Platforms team is the front line of support for all users across the firm. We work with a wide range of the best technology available - - and we get to test, configure and deploy it all in an environment that continually challenges us and demands that we learn new things daily. The pace is fast but we also obsess about leaving no stone unturned when there is a problem to be solved. We believe in healthy debate, creative and collaborative problem solving and active knowledge sharing. Strong technical aptitude and a passion for technology are critical for success in the Desktop Systems Engineer role but initiative, strong analytics and drive are equally important.   

SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Chicago
5 days ago
+39
Summary The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, operating, and maintaining Linux & Windows systems, servers, and related components to ensure high levels of availability and security of the system. This person will lead in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure Hyatt’s infrastructure provisioning and maintenance is consistent with organization goals, industry best practices, and

Senior Desktop Systems Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+59
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

PROPERTY SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+39
Hyatt Corporate Hyatt Corporate Office IL - Chicago TECHNOLOGY Professional Staff/Corporate Full-time Yearly US Dollar (USD) pay basis Req ID: CHI010967 Summary A Property Systems Engineer, is responsible for troubleshooting, administration, configuration, and delivering enhancements for Hyatt’s Opera property management system and the many technology components that support it.  Tasks assigned to this role tend to be more familiar to the team

Linux Systems Engineer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+47
As a member of our Infrastructure team at PEAK6 Capital Management, you’ll have a big impact on the firm. You’ll work within our proprietary trading entity and have genuine opportunities to lead projects to optimize dev teams and deploying their applications. We encourage our teams to explore, learn, and implement new technologies.  This is a role for someone who flourishes in a fast-paced environment, takes responsibility for overall systems architecture, and has a solid understanding of designing, deploying, and supporting Linux for end users. This role will report to the Engineering Manager.

Trading Systems Engineer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+59
Our Application Support team provides mission critical support for many of our proprietary and third-party trading systems as well as our proprietary middle and back-office systems.  They manage a wide variety of technical support and engineering functions, including application support in testing and production environments, software deployment and configuration and system monitoring.  It’s a fast-paced, dynamic environment that provides new technical challenges constantly and demands that you learn new things daily. 

Linux Systems Engineer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+59
As a Linux Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, deploying, and supporting Linux for our end-users.  While your focus will be primarily Ubuntu on the desktop, you will have exposure to various other platforms and will manage the all aspects of our Linux end-user environment.  This is an opportunity for someone to influence overall systems architecture as well as build processes, packaging environment, monitoring and more.  In this role, you will have an opportunity to regularly interact with a number of development groups to gather end-user requirements, make recommendations and implement change.

Systems Reliability Engineer - Monitoring & Escalation

Chicago
1 week ago
+59
DRW is a diversified, technology-led principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW – growing to include real estate, cryptocurrencies, venture capital and several industry acquisitions. With more than 1000 employees globally, we work together to solve interesting

Trading Systems Support Engineer - Cryptoassets

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+59
We are looking for a Trading Systems Support Engineer to join our Cumberland cryptoassets trading team in Chicago. This role will be responsible for providing first level support for Cumberland systems used to research and trade cryptoassets globally. You will interface with external and internal end users to ensure they are able to use Cumberland systems effectively. A global team of DevOps and Software Engineers will be available for issue escalation. Support tools and monitoring systems are in place to provide the resources necessary to be effective.

Systems Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Systems Engineer salary in Chicago is between $120k - $130k.

Average Systems Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Systems Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $144,333 on average.

Systems Engineer Salary by gender

The average Systems Engineer salary for women is $75,000 and the average Systems Engineer salary for men is $126,929.

Systems Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Systems Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $131,450. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $75,000.

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 Systems Engineer salaries in Chicago

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Recent Systems Engineer salaries in Chicago

$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Systems Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Network Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Systems Engineer reported a yearly salary of $190,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$124,800
Yearly Salary
A Solution Architect reported a yearly salary of $124,800
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Systems Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Systems Engineer reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$138,100
Yearly Salary
A Lead Infrastructure Engineer reported a yearly salary of $138,100 with +$27,620 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Manufacturing Engineer reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$111,600
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $111,600 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$151,000
Yearly Salary
A Systems Engineer reported a yearly salary of $151,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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