Average Senior Staff Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$108,571
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The average salary for a Senior Staff Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $108,571.
10%
$59k
10%
$109k
50%
$139k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $108,571
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Salary
$59k - $139k
Total Pay
$69k - $151k

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Job Description for Senior Staff Engineer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Senior Staff Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Senior Staff Engineer
Senior Principal Engineer
Project Engineer
Director of Engineering
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Staff Engineer

Employees with Senior Staff Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 58.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Santa Clara, California (49.0% more) and San Jose, California (43.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Irvine, California (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 8 survey responses.
Late Career
100.0%

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