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Software Engineering Manager Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$163,878 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Software Engineering Manager is $163,878 a year and $79 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Software Engineering Manager is between $113,033 and $204,227. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Software Engineering Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Manages and coordinates software engineering function in the research, design, and development of computer software systems, in conjunction with hardware product development applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.
  • Assigns, coordinates, and reviews work of software engineering supervisors.
Software Engineering Manager Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Computer and Information Systems Managers

Job family population: 365,690

Estimated population of Software Engineering Manager jobs: 19,766

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Software Engineering Manager Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Manager of Software Engineering
May 18
Chicago, United States
Workbridge Associates
My client is a logistics company in Downtown Chicago looking to bring on a Software Engineering Manager?to help build out their cutting-edge proprietary software with microservice architecture ...
Director-Software Engineering
May 9
Chicago, USA
Fitch Ratings
Mentor teams on software development best practices, programming frameworks and methodologies. ... Manages the administration of all company policies and procedures; communicates to staff ...
Software Engineering Manager
Apr 18
Chicago, United States
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Software Engineering Manager Req #: 190042908 Location: Chicago, IL, US Job Category: Technology Job Description: As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group we look first and foremost ...
Agile Software Engineering Manager
May 20
Chicago, IL, United States
Paul May & Associates
Job Title Agile Software Engineering Manager Location of role Chicago, IL 60601 Salary or Hourly range Depending on experience Company relocation - At this time, client will NOT relocate for this ...
Applications Engineering Manager
May 16
Chicago, IL, USA
MMD Services
WHAT WE NEED We are looking for a versatile Software Engineering Manager with at least a year or two of management experience, and the ability to lead a team of 4. This resource will be a hands-on ...
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