QA Analyst salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$71,851
$4,043
Additional Cash Compensation
$75,894
Total Compensation
Median: $72K
Min: $42K
Max: $120K

How Much Does a QA Analyst Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a QA Analyst in Chicago is $71,851. The average additional cash compensation for a QA Analyst in Chicago is $4,043. The average total compensation for a QA Analyst in Chicago is $75,894. QA Analyst salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous QA Analyst employees in Chicago.

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QA Analyst jobs in Chicago

Quality Engineer

Chicago
6 days ago
+40
The Quality Engineer is responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the products have adequate automated testing coverage and the deepest level of validation, while in compliance with the SDLC and QA processes. You will work closely with developers in a dynamic agile environment to deliver effective and efficient testing automation frameworks and capabilities, while adhering to quality standards. 

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.

Quality Engineering Manager

Chicago
5 days ago
+40
If you are passionate about leading teams and love implementing testing practices in an agile environment this position is for you. This is a strategic role and we are looking for managers who have experience leading teams and can operate at scale. If you like to build, grow and develop teams and like to make a huge impact while doing so, we are interested in talking to you.   

Principal Quality Architect

North Suburbs
1 week ago
+54
Seeking a Principal Quality Architect within Discover Financial Services – Business Technology. As a member of Enterprise Software Quality team, Senior Quality Engineering Architect will be spearheading Quality transformations, for releasing innovative products with quality distinction for Discover customers.

Lead Quality Engineer

North Suburbs
1 week ago
+54
At outset of project, lead in collaboration with other stakeholders and management. Devise test objectives, organizational test policies, test strategies, and test plans for the project. You will be part of an end-to-end agile team that owns and delivers the capabilities required to fulfil the business requirements into a Production environment, focusing on the quality and integration of individual user stories and features into a working system. You will be the “What do you expect to happen if this scenario happens?” voice in the team, coaching the whole team to consider the unhappy path of business flow and software capabilities as well as the perfect world. You will be the “champion of quality” for the team – guiding and contributing in order to execute the right tests at the right time in the process. You will show a “shift left” approach to testing – ensuring tests are identified, prepared and executed as early as possible in the lifecycle.

Director, Quality Engineering

Chicago
1 week ago
+40
project44 is looking for a Director of Quality Engineering with a proven track record that can bring the passion, work ethic and expertise needed to lead a strong Engineering team at a fast-growing tech startup. This is a senior leadership role focused on scaling the organization and practices and delivering best-in-class functionality and usability, with high quality, at a competitive velocity, managing direct reports and driving agile product delivery across multiple teams. The group includes teams that are responsible for both front-end and backend components for our Freight API SaaS service and partners closely with Product Management.

Arity- Data Governance and Quality Intern- University Programs

Chicago
6 days ago
+34
This is a Summer 2021 internship for students currently enrolled in a degree program. This role is responsible for working alongside Data Stewards and Data Analytics Consultants to aide in managing and governing the core internal and external analytical data for the organization. This person will gain an understanding for best practices and documentation of our governed data sources and metadata. This role will collaborate across Arity to improve processes that will increase data availability and interpretation. This person will provide support in creating business insights by ensuring our data is compliant, timely, accurate, complete, and most importantly, ‘fit for purpose’ for our customers’ use cases. This is a highly dynamic position that requires a great degree of flexibility, analytic agility and the ability to rapidly adapt to changing business requirements/needs, new technologies and data sources. This role requires close integration and partnership with the business and requires business acumen in order to output the best solutions.

Quality Assurance

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+18
What if you could make a meaningful impact on a global business, all while learning Quality Assurance (QA) 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 QA 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.

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.

QA Engineering Manager

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+48
We're seeking an experienced QA engineering manager to lead and expand the QA engineering practice within our rapidly growing product division. You'll manage our team of QA engineers, collaborate closely with product management, design, and other engineering leadership, and be responsible for the quality assurance and release management of all product development work. As we expand the team aggressively, you'll utilize your demonstrated experience building and scaling QA teams to show us the path forward to our next stage of growth.

Quality Assurance Analyst - Zoro

Northwest Suburbs
1 week ago
+62
The Quality Analyst role serves as a member of the Zoro Customer Service Team dedicated to our customer-obsessed culture. QA partners with Customer Service Leadership to provide daily quality assurance of calls, cases, and other related processes to achieve exceptional service and drive an effortless experience for our customers.  This role is responsible for recording, listening, and evaluating team member performance to the standards defined by Zoro Leadership. QA assists in delivering relevant feedback to team members and their leaders while also providing reporting and training opportunities. Members of the QA Team serve as subject matter experts of Zoro processes and procedures and soft skills/customer interactions.

QA Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+30
The tastytrade family of companies (tastytrade, tastyworks, dough, quiet foundation, and The Small Exchange) empowers individual investors by providing educational media, intuitive and powerful trading software, high-speed order execution, innovative derivatives products, and portfolio guidance. The diversity of our offerings and the technology that powers them provides our engineers with exposure to a broad set of tools and the opportunity to

QA Analyst Salary ranges

The two most common QA Analyst salary ranges in Chicago are $50k - $60k and $70k - $80k.

Average QA Analyst Salary by Company Size

People with the job title QA Analyst make the most at companies with 501-1,000 employees, earning $75,833 on average.

QA Analyst Salary by gender

The average QA Analyst salary for women is $69,367 and the average QA Analyst salary for men is $72,286.

QA Analyst Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a QA Analyst with 7+ years of experience is $83,818. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $51,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $71,851
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $81,206
Min: $63K
Max: $112K
QA Engineer $83,396
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $90,155
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Android Developer $95,039
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,123
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,514
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $106,362
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $106,598
Min: $60K
Max: $165K
Salesforce Developer $109,900
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $110,267
Min: $80K
Max: $150K
Site Reliability Engineer $111,333
Min: $90K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $113,684
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Systems Engineer $114,814
Min: $65K
Max: $151K
Data Engineer $117,879
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 $133,759
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 $146,315
Min: $77K
Max: $206K
Principal Software Engineer $152,694
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $178,821
Min: $137K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $181,758
Min: $133K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $199,598
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $204,284
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect QA Analyst salaries in Chicago

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1% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill
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Recent QA Analyst salaries in Chicago

$112,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $112,000 with +$11,200 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Analyst reported a yearly salary of $120,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Quality Analyst reported a yearly salary of $90,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Analyst reported a yearly salary of $100,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Qa analyst reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Analyst reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$55,000
Yearly Salary
A Quality Assurance Analyst reported a yearly salary of $55,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$74,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Analyst reported a yearly salary of $74,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$55,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Quality Assurance Specialist reported a yearly salary of $55,000 with +$1,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$63,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Quality Assurance Analyst reported a yearly salary of $63,000 with +$7,560 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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