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
$130,750
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 SF Bay Area, London, and Other. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $162,692
  3. New York
  4. $157,849
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $157,119
  7. Seattle
  8. $147,112
  9. Denver
  10. $144,941
  11. Boston
  12. $142,770
  13. Atlanta
  14. $136,800
  15. Dallas/Ft Worth
  16. $135,650
  17. Austin
  18. $134,691
  19. Chicago
  20. $126,545
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $124,900
  23. Toronto
  24. C$122,123
  25. San Diego
  26. $121,630
  27. London
  28. £77,797
  29. France
  30. €67,375
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $162,692
  3. New York
  4. $157,849
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $157,119
  7. Seattle
  8. $147,112
  9. Denver
  10. $144,941
  11. Boston
  12. $142,770
  13. Atlanta
  14. $136,800
  15. Dallas/Ft Worth
  16. $135,650
  17. Austin
  18. $134,691
  19. Chicago
  20. $126,545
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $124,900
  23. Toronto
  24. C$122,123
  25. San Diego
  26. $121,630
  27. London
  28. £77,797
  29. France
  30. €67,375
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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 Other. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: