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Vice President of Engineering salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$208,646
$37,800
Additional Cash Compensation
$246,446
Total Compensation
Median: $209K
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 $208,646. The average additional cash compensation for a Vice President of Engineering in Chicago is $37,800. The average total compensation for a Vice President of Engineering in Chicago is $246,446. Vice President of Engineering salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Vice President of Engineering employees in Chicago.

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Vice President of Engineering jobs in Chicago

Director of Engineering

Chicago
1 day ago
+41
As the Director of Engineering, Marketplace Services, you will oversee the engineering talent and technical strategy for multiple domains and technical areas focused on our business services and APIs. This role will be directly responsible for systems supporting order management, shopping, customer support and fulfillment. There are currently three development teams under this role with plans to add a fourth as we continue to scale. We are looking for a leader who is passionate about people and technology and who has a proven record of scaling engineering teams and systems. 

Vice President of Engineering

Chicago
3 months ago
We are looking for an experienced technology leader to scale our talented software engineering teams, platform and products. Reporting to the Chief Product Officer (CPO) you will leverage your leadership skills, your technical expertise, and passion for innovation to solve mission-critical problems and set the strategic direction for our engineering team. As the leader of one of the company’s most vital capabilities, you will also engage cross-functionally to design new products capabilities, grow our company culture, our brand and establish exciting career paths for our awesome and creative people. You’ll often be wearing multiple hats and will be looking at a well-rounded, multi-faceted career-building experience, working with top talent. 

Director of Engineering

Chicago
1 day ago
+33
Develop Technology Leadership & Strategy (what technology should we use and why). Understand and contribute to the development of Product Strategy. Recruit, manage and mentor/coach our technology team. Develop our Technology Culture: ie, standards and processes, and ensure their adherence. Develop goals for the team and work to ensure they achieve them. Manage workload for the dev team & ensure they hit their quality and deadline goals. Be the LEAD (rockstar) developer. 70% of your time will be spent coding, 30% on the above tasks.

VP / Director of Engineering

Chicago
4 days ago
+38
act as a mentor and advocate the career growth of team members. manage team members through one-on-ones and performance reviews. refine team KPIs, as well as systems to track and operationalize them. lead the drive to adhere to engineering standards and best practices. collaborate with other teams to understand and prioritize the roadmap. help create and improve design docs and technical specs. build and deliver products. hire new engineering talent.

Head of Technology Delivery

Chicago
1 month ago
+35
As the Head of Technology Delivery you will be responsible for leading the CarrierDirect Engineering organization. You will serve as the primary internal engineering stakeholder on matters related to project scope, planning, execution and delivery. Acting as a member of the Leadership Team you will support the growth and development of the engineering team and serve as the primary point of contact for communication up, down and across the organization. 

Director of Software Engineering

North Suburbs
2 months ago
+17
Your number one responsibility is to lead our engineering efforts to deliver great software on time, within budget in a way that scales with our growing business. Work with CTO to define and continuously improve engineering standards, processes and architecture. Collaborate with product design teams to help refine concepts and possibilities as well as anticipate future needs. Hire, train, and mentor engineering team members and external contractors. Identify opportunities for improved development tools, site performance improvements, technology enhancements.

VP of Engineering

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+19
Bluecrew is searching for an experienced engineering leader to add to its rapidly growing team. You have a passion for solving big and complex problems with a high societal impact. You care as much about your people as product development, if not more. Your leadership and teaching skills will be key to the development of the team. This offers an opportunity to make an impact while doing rewarding work: we employ people in need with thousands of jobs per week (Veterans, Students, single mothers and fathers). We have an innovative and diverse team and are looking to add a leader who will balance mentorship, product planning, delivery, and code quality while building a system that makes an immediate difference in people's lives.

VP of Engineering

Chicago
1 month ago
+18
We are looking for a Senior Engineering leader for the VP of Engineering position at Mobile Doorman. In partnership with SLT (Sr. Leadership Team), the VP of Engineering will be responsible for technical leadership and strategy across the company. Experience building SaaS technologies and leading creation of world class products is critical. As a Sr leader at the company, you will work closely with other executives on translating business goals into technical realities.

Vice President of Engineering Salary ranges

The most common Vice President of Engineering salary in Chicago is between $170k - $180k.

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 $231,400 on average.

Vice President of Engineering Salary by gender

The average Vice President of Engineering salary for women is $308,333 and the average Vice President of Engineering salary for men is $189,962.

Vice President of Engineering Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Vice President of Engineering with 7+ years of experience is $214,833.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $71,717
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $78,065
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
Software Test Engineer $90,435
Min: $70K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $90,484
Min: $55K
Max: $133K
Android Developer $96,077
Min: $65K
Max: $122K
iOS Developer $100,848
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $102,783
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $103,041
Min: $72K
Max: $155K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $109,214
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $110,673
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
DevOps Engineer $113,368
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Data Engineer $115,380
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $129,436
Min: $89K
Max: $185K
Data Architect $137,094
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Engineering Manager $145,639
Min: $101K
Max: $206K
Principal Software Engineer $149,541
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $177,844
Min: $140K
Max: $240K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $201,920
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $208,646
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Vice President of Engineering salaries in Chicago

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DevOps
2% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill
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Java
1% have this skill
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Linux
1% have this skill
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Javascript
1% have this skill

Recent Vice President of Engineering salaries in Chicago

$250,000
Yearly Salary
A vp reported a yearly salary of $250,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$172,000
Yearly Salary
A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $172,000 with +$35,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$225,000
Yearly Salary
A Vice President of Technology reported a yearly salary of $225,000 with +$35,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
>10 Reports
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$149,000
Yearly Salary
A Vice President Creative, Engineering reported a yearly salary of $149,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
>10 Reports
$250,000
Yearly Salary
A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $250,000 with +$56,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$183,000
Yearly Salary
A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $183,000 with +$17,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$190,000
Yearly Salary
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
Yearly Salary
A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $192,500
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$175,000
Yearly Salary
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
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