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.

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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
$139,957
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $95,000 to a high of $175,000, with a median salary of $145,000.

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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. Los Angeles
  2. $168,052
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $164,997
  5. San Diego
  6. $160,000
  7. New York
  8. $156,172
  9. Dallas/Ft Worth
  10. $153,206
  11. Denver
  12. $152,588
  13. Seattle
  14. $151,029
  15. Austin
  16. $148,819
  17. Boston
  18. $147,975
  19. Minneapolis/St Paul
  20. $146,800
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $146,642
  23. Chicago
  24. $144,703
  25. Atlanta
  26. $140,000
  27. Toronto
  28. C$138,127
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $123,750
  31. Dublin
  32. €98,870
  33. France
  34. €86,000
  35. London
  36. £84,724
  1. Los Angeles
  2. $168,052
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $164,997
  5. San Diego
  6. $160,000
  7. New York
  8. $156,172
  9. Dallas/Ft Worth
  10. $153,206
  11. Denver
  12. $152,588
  13. Seattle
  14. $151,029
  15. Austin
  16. $148,819
  17. Boston
  18. $147,975
  19. Minneapolis/St Paul
  20. $146,800
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $146,642
  23. Chicago
  24. $144,703
  25. Atlanta
  26. $140,000
  27. Toronto
  28. C$138,127
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $123,750
  31. Dublin
  32. €98,870
  33. France
  34. €86,000
  35. London
  36. £84,724
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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: