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Systems Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$110,644 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Systems Engineer is $110,644 a year and $53 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Systems Engineer is between $77,554 and $137,324. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Systems Engineer. 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

  • Oversees engineering activities of an organization's information systems.
  • Plans, designs, develops, evaluates, tests, and integrates an organization's systems infrastructure, including the implementation and design of hardware and software.
Systems Engineer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Computer Hardware Engineers

Job family population: 66,770

Estimated population of Systems Engineer jobs: 28,854

Rate of error: 4.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Systems Engineer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Systems Engineer VMware
Jun 19
Chicago, IL, USA
Talent Solutions Group Inc
We are currently seeking to hire a Virtualization Systems Engineer to become an integral part of our development team! You will design and test operating systems-level software and network ...
Systems Engineer
Jun 19
Chicago, United States
Softpath System, LLC.
Please find the job description below, and if you are interested, please forward your resume to Direct 6787837512 Systems Engineer Contract Chicago, IL Basics(required) Linux Skills Vi, DNS, Install ...
Cloud Systems Engineer
Jun 17
Chicago, Illinois, USA
:The Leidos Defense & Intelligence group is looking for an experienced Cloud Systems Engineer to assist with standing up and contributing to testing, development, and operations environments for a ...
System Engineer
Jun 10
Chicago, United States
Forbes Technical Consulting
The Systems engineer role requires a deep technical knowledge of SCCM and a broad background supporting Microsoft technologies. History of successfully deploying, configuring, supporting and ...
Senior Systems Engineer - Chicago IL (Or) New York, NY
Jun 13
Chicago, United States
DivIHN Integration Inc.
As a Senior Systems Engineer you will Coordinate system deployments and support integration of multiple newly acquired companies into Client's datacenters and technology Assist with the execution of ...
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