Automation Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$105,892
$10,746
Additional Cash Compensation
$116,638
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 $105,892. The average additional cash compensation for a Automation Engineer in Chicago is $10,746. The average total compensation for a Automation Engineer in Chicago is $116,638. 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

Sr QA Automation Engineer - Future Opportunity

Chicago
1 week 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.

QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
3 days ago
+25
The QA Automation Engineer will work with the engineering team to lead, plan, and help execute our agile testing strategy with our releases. Also, a key responsibility of this role will be transitioning the NowPow team from a manual testing strategy to an automated testing strategy. The successful candidate will be a creative and resourceful self-starter with experience in both test automation and manual testing of SaaS solutions in an Agile Development environment as well as be excited to take on new challenges, be able to plan and implement test strategies at a high level and be ready to jump into the details of the test execution.

Lead QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
+39
At GoHealth we sell health insurance for a wide array of providers. We need a wide array of quality assurance measures. As Lead QA Automation Engineer, you will play a key role in developing the QA Automation practice to ensure the highest level of quality in all of our applications for the best possible customer experience. From collaborating with QA analysts, software engineers, and product managers on testing strategies and test plan design, to writing automated tests using Kotlin and Gauge, to improving the automation framework for maximum efficiency of test implementation, you will be involved in every aspect of Quality Assurance Automation. You will be a mentor in developing and leading a growing team in Chicago and Slovakia. 

Senior QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+39
The Senior QA Automation Engineer at GoHealth will play a key leadership role in shaping and executing on test plan automation for the entire engineering department. The successful candidate will be a creative and resourceful self-starter who will lead our QA Automation team, collaborating across product stacks and seeking constant improvement to our organization's ability to deliver a high quality experience to consumers looking for insurance.

SDET/QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
8 months ago
+45
 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
8 months ago
+45
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.

Security Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+48
We are looking for an individual that is passionate - not just about cybersecurity - but about our mission to protect public safety and first responders. You should be passionate about constantly learning, researching and building solutions to difficult problems. The Application Security Architecture team is responsible for developing the entire application security strategy across Motorola Solutions, including tooling, SDLC, guidelines, standards and vulnerability management. You will be working closely with engineering teams to understand their technology stacks, pipelines, frameworks, and products and create seamless solutions to integrate security testing and metrics.

Laboratory Automation Engineer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+34
Function in a small, autonomous team collaborating on and implementing new processes and improvements to existing processes. Develop and support GUI software for lab workflow automation and process integration to support dynamic and new processes. Develop protocols with liquid handlers and other lab automation equipment. Support existing systems while preparing them for integration and integrating into comprehensive SQL databases. Perform experimentation to test and validate new methodologies. Investigate non-conformances through RCA and DMAIC, perform/recommend corrective and preventive actions Ensure successful technology transfer via process engineering input through the design process for requirements and IQ/OQ/PQ testing. Actively seek and evaluate vendor qualifications through collaborations on project opportunities. Communicate clearly with laboratory staff and become familiar with protocols in order to fully understand the needs of the procedures. Identify areas that are error-prone and research innovative approaches for practical prevention.

Senior Automation Engineer

North Suburbs
2 months ago
+43
Responsible for the technical design, deployment, monitoring and ongoing support and maintenance of a diverse set of cloud technologies. The role is a technical, hands-on opportunity with a heavy focus on automation, resilient design and deployment of cloud ready systems and services. This role collaborates with Product teams internal and external to IS to provide world class products and services in support of our application development community, and our business as whole. This is a 'DevOps' position, responsible for the full-stack engineering and support of products that support our hybrid cloud capabilities.

Laboratory Automation Engineer, Molecular Infectious Disease

Chicago
6 days ago
+34
Function in a small, autonomous team collaborating on and implementing new processes and improvements to existing processes. Develop and support GUI software for lab workflow automation and process integration to support dynamic and new processes. Develop protocols with liquid handlers and other lab automation equipment. Support existing systems while preparing them for integration and integrating into comprehensive SQL databases. Perform experimentation to test and validate new methodologies. Investigate non-conformances through RCA and DMAIC, perform/recommend corrective and preventive actions. Ensure successful technology transfer via process engineering input through the design process for requirements and IQ/OQ/PQ testing.

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 $110,000 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 $156,372.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,016
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $81,336
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,598
Min: $63K
Max: $112K
Software Test Engineer $90,423
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $99,066
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
Android Developer $100,111
Min: $65K
Max: $152K
iOS Developer $101,465
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $105,892
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $108,108
Min: $72K
Max: $165K
Salesforce Developer $108,143
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $109,214
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Site Reliability Engineer $111,000
Min: $93K
Max: $132K
Sales Engineer $112,123
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
DevOps Engineer $116,608
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Data Engineer $118,281
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Machine Learning Engineer $130,000
Min: $125K
Max: $135K
Senior Software Engineer $133,744
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Lead Software Engineer $133,889
Min: $102K
Max: $161K
Data Architect $141,364
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Hardware Engineer $144,000
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Engineering Manager $145,036
Min: $77K
Max: $206K
Systems Engineer $147,000
Min: $143K
Max: $151K
Principal Software Engineer $153,473
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $180,049
Min: $133K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $198,561
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Data Engineering Manager $200,667
Min: $182K
Max: $210K
Vice President of Engineering $208,202
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Automation Engineer salaries in Chicago

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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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Ruby
0% have this skill

Recent Automation Engineer salaries in 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
500+ 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
500+ 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
500+ 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
500+ 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
$87,000
Yearly Salary
A Site Reliability Engineer Technical Lead reported a yearly salary of $87,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
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