Systems Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$124,350
$20,203
Additional Cash Compensation
$144,553
Total Compensation
Median: $124K
Min: $65K
Max: $190K

How Much Does a Systems Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Systems Engineer in Chicago is $124,350. The average additional cash compensation for a Systems Engineer in Chicago is $20,203. The average total compensation for a Systems Engineer in Chicago is $144,553. 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

Trading Systems Engineer

Chicago
2 days ago
+60
As a Trading Systems Engineer supporting our QA & Development environments, you will provide mission critical support for our core proprietary trading systems.  You will manage a wide variety of technical support and engineering functions, including application support in testing and development 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. 

Systems Engineering Manager

Chicago
3 days ago
+67
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.

Systems Engineer Intern

Remote
5 days ago
+60
As a Systems Engineer Intern you will be a line of defense ensuring that our cloud offering, RelativityOne, provides the very best positive customer experience by maintaining SLA (service level agreements) and SLO (service level objective) 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 addition, you will also execute and troubleshoot change requests and develop and maintain automation processes to improve inefficiencies and simplify complex problems. 

Senior Systems Engineer (Desktop)

Chicago
1 week ago
+60
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.   

Software Engineer – Business Systems

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+67
As a Software Developer, you will have the opportunity to work on building integration between various internals products and business systems. We expect your tool kit to be diverse: proposing process improvements, customizing Middleware or creating your own solutions, integrating our various systems (Internal & External) and ability to learn new languages and frameworks quickly. We're taking orders 24/7 and shipping them all over the world. The tiniest hitch in that process can cost us an incalculable amount in dollars and man-hours. That’s where you come in.

Linux Systems Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+60
As a Linux Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, deploying, and supporting Linux for our end-users. You will monitor the health and utilization of the environment to detect and prevent problems, ensure high availability for users, and plan future growth to meet needs. You will also be instrumental in helping software teams improve their efficiency in deploying custom tools to traders. This is an opportunity for someone to influence overall systems architecture as well as rapid deployment initiatives, build processes, packaging, monitoring and more. In this role, you will have an opportunity to regularly interact with a number of development groups to gather requirements, make recommendations and implement change.

Sr Principal Database System Engineer

North Suburbs
3 weeks ago
+55
The Senior Principal Database System Engineer leads all activities related to system administration. Ensures long-term requirements of systems operations and administration are included in the overall information systems planning of the organization. May assist, mentor, and/or coach team members. Responsible for the installation, maintenance, configuration, and integrity database infrastructure hardware and software. Implements system enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system. Develops and executes an integrated architectural view of, and strategy for, enterprise-wide database infrastructure technology solutions. This includes, but is not limited to, experience with High Performing and Highly Available Database Topologies, Database Platform and Storage Technologies, System Management and Monitoring Tools, Cloud Services, Big Data, Datacenter Facilities, and Business Continuity Designs.

Cloud Systems Engineer – Managed Services

Chicago
4 days ago
+25
Day to day – support and monitoring of client’s cloud-based infrastructure. Weekly discussions with clients to review outstanding issues and changes, and discuss proposals for improving the client’s environments, Development of automated solutions to monitor and support cloud-based infrastructure. Configuration and tuning of cloud-based tools, managing cost, security, and compliance for the client’s environments. Provide consultation and monthly reports with respect to the client’s cloud-based infrastructure.

Senior Java Software Engineer - Trading systems

Chicago
1 week ago
+22
As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation & engineering practices. You will be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You’ll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment—one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally

Senior Java Software Engineer - Trading systems

Chicago
1 week ago
+22
As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation & engineering practices. You will be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You’ll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment—one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally

Systems Engineer

Remote
3 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
1 week ago
+39
We are looking for a SCCM System Engineer to join our End User Technology team. We are looking for a candidate with a broad IT technical background and is a well-organized, systematic problem-solver with a proven ability to communicate ideas and develop business relationships. Medium to large enterprise IT delivery experience is preferable for this role. This individual will be responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of end user technologies which include: Desktop and Laptop infrastructure, mobile devices, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Microsoft Intune, identity and access management, communication and collaboration with multiple CCC IT and Business teams. They'll work closely with other support analysts, multiple outsourced service providers, and technology vendors. The role is a combination of project participation and operations support.

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 $166,500 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 $133,700.

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 $72,908
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,452
Min: $63K
Max: $130K
QA Engineer $87,130
Min: $0K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $91,661
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Android Developer $95,039
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,591
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,330
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $107,125
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $107,422
Min: $60K
Max: $248K
Site Reliability Engineer $112,875
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Security Engineer $113,586
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $114,117
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Salesforce Developer $115,354
Min: $66K
Max: $197K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Data Engineer $118,979
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
DevOps Engineer $119,066
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
QA Manager $121,960
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer $124,350
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
Senior Software Engineer $133,929
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Database Administrator $136,500
Min: $95K
Max: $166K
Lead Software Engineer $138,212
Min: $95K
Max: $175K
Data Architect $142,188
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $149,881
Min: $77K
Max: $221K
Machine Learning Engineer $156,250
Min: $125K
Max: $220K
Principal Software Engineer $157,024
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Hardware Engineer $157,938
Min: $85K
Max: $253K
Data Engineering Manager $161,175
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $181,584
Min: $130K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $200,245
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $204,198
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

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Recent Systems Engineer salaries in 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
$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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