Automation Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$106,362
$10,658
Additional Cash Compensation
$117,020
Total Compensation
Median: $106K
Min: $65K
Max: $240K

How Much Does a Automation Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Automation Engineer in Chicago is $106,362. The average additional cash compensation for a Automation Engineer in Chicago is $10,658. The average total compensation for a Automation Engineer in Chicago is $117,020. Automation Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Automation Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Automation Engineer jobs in Chicago

QA AUTOMATION ENGINEER (SDET)

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+47
1.   Performing in-sprint functional acceptance automation using the relevant tools and frameworks by collaborating with the development and product teams. 2.   Development and implementation of stress and parallel tests for non-functional requirements. 3.   Design and Development of custom testing framework for better control of execution and overall management (selection, logging, reporting ...etc.). 4.   Works independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be used by one or more applications or systems. 5.   Maintains high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits. 6.   Employee is also responsible for performing other job duties as assigned by Caterpillar management from time to time.

Business Automation Engineer

Chicago
6 days ago
+25
The Business Automation Engineer on the Echo Global Logistics Data Team is responsible for creating and maintaining a digital workforce using a Robotic Process Automation tool.  In this role, you will build and maintain software robots that will assist in the automation of key business processes.  In addition to the technical aspect of this role, you will also work closely with business stakeholders to gather and document requirements. 

Senior Automation Engineer

Chicago
2 hours ago
+18
As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation & engineering practices. You will be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You’ll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment—one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.

Android Test Automation Engineer

Northwest Suburbs
2 days ago
+39
The candidate should be able to operate amongst a technical team to develop software solutions using the latest technologies. The candidate must have demonstrated software automation and configuration on various platforms and systems. The candidate must be able to work with limited supervision, contribute innovative ideas to improve product capabilities, and lead configuration efforts.

QA - Automation Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+18
What if you could make a meaningful impact on a global business, all while learning quality assurance from the best in the business? In this role, you can. As a member of our Quality Assurance team, your goal is to ensure that our applications work as they should and meet customers' needs. To accomplish this, you'll join one of our high-performing Quality Assurance teams. You'll draw on your testing knowledge and creativity to automate test capabilities and design test and maintenance procedures. You'll also tap our existing test frameworks to tackle specific problems. We take a collaborative approach to quality, which means you'll work with experienced developers, managers, and business partners across the organization. You'll receive coaching, mentorship, and continuous feedback to help you become an even better technologist and professional.

Concourse Automation Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+18
As a member of our Software Engineering Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation and engineering practices. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You’ll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment—one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.

SDET/QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+56
 At Morningstar, helping investors is what brings us together and drives our work. We are looking for QA Automation Engineers or Software Development Engineers in Test (SDET) who specialize in full stack QA (Front end, Webservice, & Non-Functional testing) to join our team, grow with us, introduce us to new ideas and develop products that empower our users. Every day, you’ll work with team members across disciplines developing products for investors. You’ll interact daily with our product managers to understand our domain and create technical solutions that push us forward. We want to work with other engineers who bring knowledge and excitement about our opportunities. These positions are based in our Chicago office.

Senior SDET/QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+56
At Morningstar, helping investors is what brings us together and drives our work. We are looking for QA Automation Engineers or Software Development Engineers in Test (SDET) who specialize in full stack QA (Front end, Webservice, & Non-Functional testing) to join our team, grow with us, introduce us to new ideas and develop products that empower our users. Every day, you’ll work with team members across disciplines developing products for investors. You’ll interact daily with our product managers to understand our domain and create technical solutions that push us forward. We want to work with other engineers who bring knowledge and excitement about our opportunities. These positions are based in our Chicago office.

Network Automation Engineer

Chicago
13 hours ago
+20
As a Network Automation Engineer, you’ll be a member of the Systems Development team. This is the team at HRT that builds and maintains the platform of infrastructure and software that is shared by all Systems teams to provision, monitor, and manage our servers and networks. Your main focus will be on network automation projects and network focused tool development in Python. You’ll be improving and integrating our existing tools and libraries across the environment as well as designing and building new ones to make our multivendor network environment easier to manage, deploy, and monitor. A background in network engineering is required, along with strong Python skills.

Automation Engineer (Contract)

Chicago
2 days ago
+59
Developing automated test scripts, test plans, and test cases. Execute automated test plans. Maintaining and executing existing automation scripts. Participating in functional testing, regression testing, and performance testing. Identify bugs, issues, risks, and bottlenecks within the mobile application.

Test Automation Engineer Intern

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+34
Must possess a desire to learn, a drive to improve and a natural curiosity about how things work and why things are done in a certain way. Test and debug C#, SQL, HTML5 or JavaScript code in an agile environment. Test, automate, maintain, and troubleshoot software solutions for new and existing products. Test product offerings prior to going to market. Communicate with both technical and non-technical groups on a regular basis to pass along important information and to ensure the design and implementation details conform to client specified guidelines. Demonstrable technical problem-solving skills. Testing experience is a plus. Document and process defect, resolution, and workaround records. Familiarity with JIRA is a plus.

Sr Automation Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+43
Responsible for design and execution of the high quality end-to-end UI and backend testing frameworks. Work with DEV teams continuously to enhance the quality and testing coverage of the product. Deliver optimized code and deal with interesting scalability challenges. Be the voice of quality in highly collaborative agile product teams. Make sure that each deployment to production is of highest quality.

Automation Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Automation Engineer salary in Chicago is between $80k - $90k.

Average Automation Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Automation Engineer make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $240,000 on average.

Automation Engineer Salary by gender

The average Automation Engineer salary for women is $115,000 and the average Automation Engineer salary for men is $111,276.

Automation Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Automation Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $150,310.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $71,851
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $80,833
Min: $63K
Max: $112K
QA Engineer $83,525
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $90,155
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Android Developer $95,039
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,462
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,514
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $106,362
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $106,896
Min: $60K
Max: $165K
Salesforce Developer $109,900
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $110,339
Min: $80K
Max: $150K
Sales Engineer $113,684
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Systems Engineer $114,814
Min: $65K
Max: $151K
Site Reliability Engineer $116,857
Min: $90K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer $117,836
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
DevOps Engineer $118,105
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
QA Manager $121,960
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $133,723
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Lead Software Engineer $133,881
Min: $102K
Max: $170K
Machine Learning Engineer $135,000
Min: $125K
Max: $145K
Data Architect $139,463
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Hardware Engineer $145,200
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Engineering Manager $147,757
Min: $77K
Max: $220K
Principal Software Engineer $152,694
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $178,821
Min: $137K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $182,785
Min: $133K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $199,702
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $204,198
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Automation Engineer salaries in Chicago

1
SQL
1% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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DevOps
1% have this skill
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Python
1% have this skill
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QA
1% have this skill
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.NET
0% have this skill

Recent Automation Engineer salaries in Chicago

$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Development Engineer in Test reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$9,600 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Trading systems test engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Hardware Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Test Automation Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Associate Automation Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$6,400 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$166,860
Yearly Salary
A Automation Architect reported a yearly salary of $166,860 with +$13,349 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Systems Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$11,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Systems Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$11,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Automation Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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