Systems Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$135,925
$18,740
Additional Cash Compensation
$154,665
Total Compensation
Median: $136K
Min: $112K
Max: $151K

How Much Does a Systems Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Systems Engineer in Chicago is $135,925. The average additional cash compensation for a Systems Engineer in Chicago is $18,740. The average total compensation for a Systems Engineer in Chicago is $154,665. Systems Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Systems Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Systems Engineer jobs in Chicago

Senior Systems Engineer

Chicago
2 days ago
+52
We are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to deploy, administer and support Windows, VMWare and Storage systems as well as a variety of cloud-based services. Members of the Core Infrastructure Services team are dedicated to providing reliable, flexible services which are utilized by the entire firm for many business-critical activities.

Consulting Systems Engineer

Chicago
2 days ago
+45
Utilize your in-depth knowledge of CNG’s networking solutions and our competitors' offerings, you will clearly demonstrate the benefits to both prospects and partners. Build product documentation for customers and perform competitive analysis regarding competing products. Perform site surveys and provide onsite deployment assistance on large deployments. Provide technical mentorship to channel partners and assist them in successfully selling the Cisco Meraki solution. We highly use our pre-sales engineers, which means you have the opportunity to make excellent money while contributing to the success of the entire organization.

Systems Engineering Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+45
As the Meraki System Engineering Manager, you will directly manage a team of System Engineers in Cisco Meraki Velocity Business, as part of Inside Sales Systems Engineering. You’ll be accountable for executing on territory sales goals by driving sales engineering programs, act as a trusted advisor to customers and lead technology conversations, provide technical enablement, pre-sales support and technical mentorship to the sales team.

Senior Desktop Systems Engineer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+52
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 Software Engineer (Systems Programmer)-20-0033

Remote
2 days ago
+54
As a senior software engineer, you will be responsible for managing and driving the full software lifecycle of the unstructured storage offering. You will identify and implement optimizations, continuously drive enhancements to its operational state, define and promote best practices, design and plan the future of the service and the offering. You will work with Staff and Principal Engineers to continually align the service with the storage platform's vision. You will work on our storage abstraction layer, data plane, as well as the control plane that manages these in order to deliver petabyte-scale, cloud-native storage solutions for Relativity. 

Systems Engineer (Weekend Night Shift) 20-0406

Remote
1 week ago
+54
As a System Engineer you will be a line of defense ensuring that our product, RelativityOne, provides the very best positive customer experience by maintaining SLA and SLO metrics for uptime and throughput! You will provide level 1 and level 2 tier support to shared services and tenant components while monitoring, maintaining, and managing the RelativityOne SaaS environment and supporting infrastructure. In additionm, you will also execute and troubleshoot change requests and develop and maintain automation processes to improve inefficiencies and simplify complex problems.

Systems Engineer (Weekday Shift) 20-0407

Remote
1 week ago
+54
As a System Engineer you will be a line of defense ensuring that our product, RelativityOne, provides the very best positive customer experience by maintaining SLA and SLO metrics for uptime and throughput! You will provide level 1 and level 2 tier support to shared services and tenant components while monitoring, maintaining, and managing the RelativityOne SaaS environment and supporting infrastructure. In additionm, you will also execute and troubleshoot change requests and develop and maintain automation processes to improve inefficiencies and simplify complex problems.

Senior Systems Engineer (Defense)

Northwest Suburbs
2 weeks ago
+35
The candidate poses a technical and integration background with a solid understanding of developing battle-space CONOPS and mission oriented solutions. The candidate has demonstrated integration experience of various systems (ideally of aircraft systems). The candidate will work with Software and Systems team to define interfaces, communicate with suppliers, customers, and other sites, and perform the integrations. The candidate will also support lab and field exercises. The candidate must be able to work with limited supervision, contribute innovative ideas to improve product capabilities, and lead smaller integration efforts.

Systems Engineer (Software Background)

Northwest Suburbs
2 weeks ago
+35
The candidate poses a technical and integration background with a solid understanding of developing battle-space CONOPS and mission oriented solutions. The candidate has demonstrated integration experience of various systems (ideally of aircraft systems). The candidate will work with Software and Systems team to define interfaces, communicate with suppliers, customers, and other sites, and perform the integrations. The candidate will also support lab and field exercises. The candidate must be able to work with limited supervision, contribute innovative ideas to improve product capabilities, and lead smaller integration efforts.

Systems Integration and Test Engineer

Northwest Suburbs
2 weeks ago
+35
The candidate poses a technical and integration background with a solid understanding of developing battle-space CONOPS and mission oriented solutions. The candidate has demonstrated integration experience of various systems (ideally of aircraft systems). The candidate will work with Software and Systems team to define interfaces, communicate with suppliers, customers, and other sites, and perform overall integration. The candidate will also support lab and field exercises. The candidate must be able to work with limited supervision, contribute innovative ideas to improve product capabilities, and lead smaller integration efforts.

Systems Engineer

Remote
4 days ago
+48
Proven end-to-end technical expertise in wireless communications (i.e. from mobile device through to core infrastructure) and demonstrated client facing ability. Experience with Motorola Solutions’ portfolio including ASTRO 25, MOTOTRBO, WAVE/Team Communications, Command Central, SCADA, Private/Public LTE, etc. Strong general knowledge of wireless communications fundamentals and voice/data architectures. Strong general knowledge of IP networking protocols and security. Previous experience with RF coverage predictions, traffic/capacity modeling, and related toolsets is an asset.

Systems Engineer

Chicago
5 days ago
+52
DialogTech is looking for a Systems Engineer that is passionate about building highly reliable, flexible and scalable systems that support our mission critical systems. You will build out infrastructure that balances 10’s of millions of voice minutes a month and web requests per day.

Systems Engineer Salary ranges

Average Systems Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Systems Engineer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $144,550 on average.

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Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,957
Min: $42K
Max: $100K
Junior Software Engineer $80,799
Min: $63K
Max: $112K
QA Engineer $82,705
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $90,722
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $98,007
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
Android Developer $98,993
Min: $65K
Max: $152K
iOS Developer $101,181
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $106,362
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $107,674
Min: $72K
Max: $165K
Salesforce Developer $108,143
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $108,897
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Site Reliability Engineer $111,000
Min: $93K
Max: $132K
Sales Engineer $113,712
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
DevOps Engineer $117,078
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Data Engineer $117,905
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Lead Software Engineer $129,786
Min: $102K
Max: $161K
Machine Learning Engineer $130,000
Min: $125K
Max: $135K
Senior Software Engineer $133,879
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Systems Engineer $135,925
Min: $112K
Max: $151K
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 $145,570
Min: $77K
Max: $206K
Principal Software Engineer $153,771
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 $208,148
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

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Recent Systems Engineer salaries in 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
$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
$143,000
Yearly Salary
A Systems Engineer reported a yearly salary of $143,000 with +$3,600 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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