Vice President of Engineering salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$208,202
$38,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$246,202
Total Compensation
Median: $208K
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 $208,202. The average additional cash compensation for a Vice President of Engineering in Chicago is $38,000. The average total compensation for a Vice President of Engineering in Chicago is $246,202. 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, Engineering & Development

Chicago
1 week ago
+21
Position Summary: The Director of Engineering and Development is responsible for leading the software development team and ensuring that the product vision is realized through excellence in execution.  They report to the Chief Product Officer and have responsibility for the development of the technical strategy, maintenance of the technical roadmap and ensuring the engineering team hits goals and delivers on commitments to the product roadmap.

Director of Engineering

Northwest Suburbs
6 days ago
+25
About Us: DataCubes is a growing startup in the InsureTech space.  Our d3 Underwriting Platform helps underwriters make better decisions more efficiently.  As we continue to grow we are looking for leaders to help us scale not only our platform but our organization.  This is an exciting role that will allow you to take ownership in one of our most important verticals, Data. The Role:         ***THIS POSITION WILL BE IN OUR SCHAUMBURG/CHICAGO,

Director of Engineering

Chicago
1 week ago
+37
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.

Director of Engineering

Chicago
3 months ago
+28
As the Director of Software Engineering, 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 Supernova’s cloud-based Security-Based Lending (SBL) SaaS platform. 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. This is a new role for Supernova as we continue to expand as a business and grow our engineering teams. This role will report directly to the Head of Technology and have a direct impact on our business performance and the continued growth of our engineering teams and technologies.

Technical Director of Engineering Operations

Chicago
17 hours ago
+32
We’re looking for an experienced and technical Director of Engineering Operations to lead our Engineering Operations department. This department includes our Systems Engineering and Site Reliability Engineering teams. This role will be responsible for everything from team process and organization, to performance and career growth of their team members, to high-level technical guidance of their teams' projects.

Director, Engineering

Chicago
1 week ago
+40
You will lead a distributed engineering team and serve as the head of engineering in Chicago. Hire, nurture and mentor top engineering talent. Create a team to be proud of! Understand the business working closely with product management, customer service and support to help inform engineering roadmaps, priorities and be responsive to customer needs. Enable your team to innovate and deliver roadmap features with agility and high quality. Execute consistently, rapidly, and effectively to take ideas from concept to production and drive delivery excellence. Be a caretaker of the platform. Champion availability, scalability, resiliency, performance, observability and maintainability as part of ongoing development. Represent your team and product line in cross-functional discussions. Support product operations and SRE teams in backstopping production issues and incidents.

Director, Engineering

Chicago
2 months ago
+36
The Director, Engineering is passionate about building complex, secure and high-quality software. This role will work effectively across multiple disciplines, possess an open and collaborative work style and can translate business objectives into functional and nonfunctional requirements

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 $227,636 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 $189,964.

Vice President of Engineering Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Vice President of Engineering with 7+ years of experience is $213,281.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,016
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $81,336
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,598
Min: $63K
Max: $112K
Software Test Engineer $90,423
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $99,066
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
Android Developer $100,111
Min: $65K
Max: $152K
iOS Developer $101,465
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $105,892
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $108,108
Min: $72K
Max: $165K
Salesforce Developer $108,143
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $109,214
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Site Reliability Engineer $111,000
Min: $93K
Max: $132K
Sales Engineer $112,123
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
DevOps Engineer $116,608
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Data Engineer $118,281
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Machine Learning Engineer $130,000
Min: $125K
Max: $135K
Senior Software Engineer $133,744
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Lead Software Engineer $133,889
Min: $102K
Max: $161K
Data Architect $141,364
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Hardware Engineer $144,000
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Engineering Manager $145,036
Min: $77K
Max: $206K
Systems Engineer $147,000
Min: $143K
Max: $151K
Principal Software Engineer $153,473
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $180,049
Min: $133K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $198,561
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Data Engineering Manager $200,667
Min: $182K
Max: $210K
Vice President of Engineering $208,202
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Vice President of Engineering salaries in Chicago

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2% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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Linux
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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Javascript
1% have this skill

Recent Vice President of Engineering salaries in Chicago

$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Vice President of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
>10 Reports
$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
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