Salary Directory Chicago Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s

Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) Salary in Chicago

Site Reliability Engineer Job Description

Site Reliability Engineers are specialty IT professionals that have several responsibilities including improving application lifecycle, tweaking software systems in order to raise their reliability, monitoring application performance and ensuring overall system health. The software could very well be housed in a cloud environment so knowledge of virtual computing is a plus. Site reliability engineers need to be able to find and leverage automation tools that can decrease deployment times, reduce downtime and increase reliability.

Living and working in Chicago

Chicago is known for its infrastructure, industries and telecommunications. Some local tech companies include NowSecure, Braintree, One North Interactive and Raise. There are many suburbs and places to shop and eat, as well as lots of housing near dog parks. Logan Square is one of the more popular areas that is popular with young professionals, with easy walkability to thrift stores and coffee shops serving premium coffee, and studio and one-bedroom apartments commonly featuring exposed brick or other eclectic character details. Lincoln Park has lots of open areas and is surrounded by natural beauty. West Town is a bustling neighborhood that is proud of its immigrant history and its diverse cultural influences. There are also plenty of locally owned businesses, bars and restaurants, museums, galleries and music venues to keep any resident busy and fully engaged with the city.

We don't have enough data for Chicago,
so we've calculated your salary information for the San Francisco Bay Area instead:
Based on real Hired interview data, Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s in Chicago earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$133,413
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $100,000 to a high of $170,000, with a median salary of $130,000.

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Compare Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) salaries by region

Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s are highest in demand in Other, SF Bay Area, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $158,522
  3. New York
  4. $157,909
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $157,566
  7. Denver
  8. $157,000
  9. Seattle
  10. $146,603
  11. Minneapolis/St Paul
  12. $142,500
  13. Atlanta
  14. $141,076
  15. Boston
  16. $140,521
  17. Austin
  18. $137,948
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $136,976
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $135,930
  23. Chicago
  24. $135,687
  25. Philadelphia
  26. $130,500
  27. Toronto
  28. C$129,876
  29. San Diego
  30. $119,014
  31. Dublin
  32. €95,300
  33. London
  34. £79,060
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $158,522
  3. New York
  4. $157,909
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $157,566
  7. Denver
  8. $157,000
  9. Seattle
  10. $146,603
  11. Minneapolis/St Paul
  12. $142,500
  13. Atlanta
  14. $141,076
  15. Boston
  16. $140,521
  17. Austin
  18. $137,948
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $136,976
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $135,930
  23. Chicago
  24. $135,687
  25. Philadelphia
  26. $130,500
  27. Toronto
  28. C$129,876
  29. San Diego
  30. $119,014
  31. Dublin
  32. €95,300
  33. London
  34. £79,060
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Where Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s are highest in demand

    Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s are highest in demand in Other, SF Bay Area, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: