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Vice President of Engineering salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$211,044
$45,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$256,044
Total Compensation
Median: $211K
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

How Much Does a Vice President of Engineering Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Vice President of Engineering in Chicago is $211,044. The average additional cash compensation for a Vice President of Engineering in Chicago is $45,000. The average total compensation for a Vice President of Engineering in Chicago is $256,044. Vice President of Engineering salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Vice President of Engineering employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+48
Mobile, Software
Marketing Tech, Software
+24
Professional Services, Software

Vice President of Engineering Salary ranges

The two most common Vice President of Engineering salary ranges in Chicago are $170k - $180k and $230k - $240k.

Average Vice President of Engineering Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Vice President of Engineering make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $247,625 on average.

Vice President of Engineering Salary by gender

The average Vice President of Engineering salary for women is $350,000 and the average Vice President of Engineering salary for men is $187,929.

Vice President of Engineering Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Vice President of Engineering with 7+ years of experience is $223,944.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $70,239
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $77,885
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
Software Test Engineer $90,700
Min: $72K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $92,036
Min: $60K
Max: $133K
Software Engineer $97,327
Min: $60K
Max: $150K
Android Developer $97,500
Min: $65K
Max: $122K
iOS Developer $100,475
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $103,526
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
DevOps Engineer $110,870
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Security Engineer $112,783
Min: $84K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $113,179
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Data Engineer $114,306
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $119,333
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $126,538
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $136,250
Min: $114K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $143,000
Min: $120K
Max: $155K
Engineering Manager $143,729
Min: $101K
Max: $165K
Director of Software Engineering $179,111
Min: $140K
Max: $221K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $204,405
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $211,044
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Vice President of Engineering jobs in Chicago
13

Director of Software Engineering

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+23
The Director of Web Engineering is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of the consumer-facing web applications. This includes directing all engineering efforts to meet product requirements, support, monitoring, and iterative improvement of existing web applications, strategic development of new application solutions when necessary and the high-level architecture and detailed design on the implementation and delivery of web application components. The role requires proven experience in planning, designing, developing and deploying performant, scalable and resilient web application systems.

Director of Engineering, Actionable Insights Platforms

Chicago
1 day ago
+10
This is an opportunity to drive a major engineering initiative, influence Groupon level KPIs, and work with leading-edge technologies. The challenge is to provide our engineering organization with a robust underpinning of tools, standards, and practices in the areas of Messaging, Streaming, Monitoring, Performance Engineering, Distributed Tracing, Metrics, and Analytics. A measure of success is that engineering and operations teams can continue to raise the bar on Service Level Agreements and MTTR goals through improved serviceability of software. Another goal for this role is an increase in feature velocity by providing engineering teams with a set of standards for monitoring.

Director, Engineering

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
Managing the advancement and deployment of specific disciplines and technologies. Actively participating in the engineering process - anticipating our future needs. Leading global direction and changes. Providing technical and career mentoring for our team. Challenging our team to achieve difficult goals and empowering our team to make decisions. Acquiring, onboarding and allocating resources.

VP of Engineering

Chicago
4 days ago
+24
The Vice President of Engineering is the executive that grows and manages the engineering team, is responsible for the process for roadmap estimations and long-term technical planning, maintains the productivity of the software development lifecycle, and strives to make everyone in the engineering organization successful.

VP of Engineering

Chicago
3 weeks ago
The VP of Engineering will grow and mentor the engineering team, while also cultivating a strong culture centered around customer experience, data, and collaboration.

Director of Engineering

Chicago
14 hours ago
+32
Position: Director of Engineering, Payformance SolutionsOffice: Chicago, IL Why we’re excited to get to work: The mission for Payformance Solutions is simple. We aim to be a catalyst for payment transformation in the healthcare industry. Our proprietary software solutions allow payers and providers to focus on what really matters: providing patients with access to care that yields the best health outcomes, at the lowest costs. The

Director of Engineering, Consumer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+21
Own all of consumer engineering: people, process and technology. Responsible for the overall execution of the consumer engineering team. Ship quality software efficiently, and predictably. Responsible for building and growing top performing teams. Partner with Product to drive long-term roadmaps (engineering and product) from ideation through execution and iteration. Partner with engineering leaders on strategic technology planning (evolving architecture, security, scale) without sacrificing product delivery. Directly manage, mentor, and grow a team of engineering managers and engineers. Develop training plans for continuous development of team’s engineering skills and product knowledge. We believe career development is an active sport; you should too.

DIRECTOR, ENGINEERING - DEV SHARED

Chicago
6 days ago
+17
Sphera, the former Operational Excellence and Risk Management business of IHS Inc. is a leading global provider of enterprise software and services that enables companies to manage and optimize their environmental, health, safety and sustainability processes. Our software allows customers to automate processes, monitor emissions, ensure regulatory compliance, and track chemical inventory throughout a manufacturing cycle. We were recently spun off

Director of Technology

Chicago
1 week ago
Director of Technology The Director of Technology (“DT”) is our technology leader across a broad spectrum of IT requirements for a real estate development and affiliated property management company. The DT defines and delivers IT strategy, support, infrastructure, security and technical know-how across both network and software environments that support multiple business lines of the Company. He/she will lead an internal team of IT

Director of Technology

Chicago
3 weeks ago
The Director of Technology (“DT”) is our technology leader across a broad spectrum of IT requirements for a real estate development and affiliated property management company. The DT defines and delivers IT strategy, support, infrastructure, security and technical know-how across both network and software environments that support multiple business lines of the Company. He/she will lead an internal team of IT professionals tasked to support our

Head of Software Engineering

Chicago
2 weeks ago
Take ownership of PK’s current product suite, getting in the trenches from Day 1, and maintain/advance the bar for shipping high-quality work. Design and implement organizational structures to ensure optimal performance and resource allocation. Allocate team members and resources across different priorities as needed to meet our goals. Ensure that efforts and energy align with the goals of the company. Build a team: recruit, interview, and align other stakeholders on the desired qualities of candidates (and how to evaluate). PechaKucha is focused on the rapid hiring of high-quality talent and high acceptance rate of offers. Mentor and guide (as a player coach) the professional and technical development of the team. Tailor challenges to their skill levels, personalities, work styles, and professional goals. Grow the next set of leaders. Hold all team members accountable for results. Embrace difficult performance conversations with the goal of improving the overall team. Guide technical vision and architecture decisions, set priorities and communicating necessary trade-offs. Take appropriate risks for technical debt and define a clear strategy for paying it down. Ensure teams ship on-time, high-quality products. Collaborate across functions to set priorities, expectations and budgets. Balance user research and business  goals to build and prioritize a product roadmap. Share best practices around methodology, documentation and technology decisions including: development, testing, and deployment of quality code. Encourage and enforce the right behaviors to ensure PechaKucha delivers real value. Build culture of transparency to ensure smooth operation and clarity. Ensure all members of the team align with the “why” as well as the “what”. Represent the point of view of the technical organization with other stakeholders.

VP - Director of Engineering

Funded and growing startup looking to fill an immediate need for VP Director of Engineering position. Our stack is built in Grails, so are looking for Grails/Java experience. About Conference Software Solutions (CSS) CSS is a software platform used in the event space (trade shows, conferences, meetings) to facilitate and manage meaningful one-to-one meetings between attendees.  Our platform gives attendees their best possible set of meetings at

Skills that affect Vice President of Engineering salaries in Chicago

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Javascript
2% have this skill
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DevOps
2% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill
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1% have this skill
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Recent Vice President of Engineering salaries in Chicago

$190,000
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A VP of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
>10 Reports
$192,500
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A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $192,500
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$175,000
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A VP of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
>10 Reports
$500,000
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A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $500,000 with +$100,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
>10 Reports
$200,000
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A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$160,000
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A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Chicago
$220,000
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A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $220,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
>10 Reports
$145,000
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A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $145,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Chicago
$221,000
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A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $221,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$231,000
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A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $231,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
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