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
$134,850
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $95,000 to a high of $165,000, with a median salary of $143,000.

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Compare Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) salaries by region

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

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $156,297
  3. New York
  4. $149,393
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $148,674
  7. Austin
  8. $146,471
  9. Seattle
  10. $143,058
  11. Boston
  12. $142,893
  13. San Diego
  14. $133,333
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $133,142
  17. Denver
  18. $131,487
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $128,000
  21. Chicago
  22. $126,770
  23. Toronto
  24. C$112,746
  25. London
  26. £76,176
  27. France
  28. €67,500
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $156,297
  3. New York
  4. $149,393
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $148,674
  7. Austin
  8. $146,471
  9. Seattle
  10. $143,058
  11. Boston
  12. $142,893
  13. San Diego
  14. $133,333
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $133,142
  17. Denver
  18. $131,487
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $128,000
  21. Chicago
  22. $126,770
  23. Toronto
  24. C$112,746
  25. London
  26. £76,176
  27. France
  28. €67,500
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Where Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s are highest in demand

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