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QA Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$77,885
$2,625
Additional Cash Compensation
$80,510
Total Compensation
Median: $78K
Min: $50K
Max: $110K

How Much Does a QA Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a QA Engineer in Chicago is $77,885. The average additional cash compensation for a QA Engineer in Chicago is $2,625. The average total compensation for a QA Engineer in Chicago is $80,510. QA Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous QA Engineer employees in Chicago.

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QA Engineer jobs in Chicago
23

SDET/QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+16
 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.

QA Automation Engineer, Zoro

Northwest Suburbs
1 week ago
+30
We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) Automation Engineer to develop and execute manual and automated tests to ensure product quality. QA Automation Engineer responsibilities include designing and implementing manual and automated tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. You will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics (e.g. defect densities and open defect counts.) The QA Automation Engineer role plays an important part in our company’s product development process. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs, while being cost-effective. If you have an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, we’d like to meet you.

Senior SDET/QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+16
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.

QA Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+18
A great Senior QA Engineer opportunity to be a part of a team that builds and evolves high performance, scalable order processing systems handling large transactional volumes. We encourage and welcome out of the box ideas in all areas like artificial intelligence, data processing, and information retrieval, voice capabilities, automation, computer vision, and other ideas welcome. We much enjoy all the benefits of working for a digital E-Commerce Company (flexible hours, a healthy vacation plan, summer hours) in a relaxed work environment. We firmly embrace the definition of a "flat" organization where you will spend time with business leaders, managers, developers, product management and executive leadership. There are job opportunities, and then there are career opportunities... Let us provide you with a career where you look forward to Mondays. Careers that have a positive impact and offer you a future as we change, grow, expand and explore new and exciting experiences for our global customer base.

QA ENGINEER, MANUAL TESTING

Chicago
1 week ago
+28
The lead voice for quality in a highly collaborative cross-functional development team. Responsible for design and execution of manual testing. Maintain quality of the platform in a fast-paced deployment and release environment.

QA ENGINEER, MANUAL TESTING

Chicago
1 week ago
+28
The lead voice for quality in a highly collaborative cross-functional development team. Responsible for design and execution of manual testing. Maintain quality of the platform in a fast-paced deployment and release environment.

Sr QA Engineer, Zoro Tools

Northwest Suburbs
1 week ago
+30
Position: Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer Location: Buffalo Grove, ILReports to: IT Director In the past eight years, Zoro has progressed from a six-person organization operating out of a 2,000 sq. Foot facility and offering fewer than 100,000 products to a 300+ person organization offering more than 2,000,000 unique products in a new 60,000+ sq. Foot facility. Imagine what we could do together in the next eight years. Job Description:The Sr.

QA Engineer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+18
Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables. Backend database testing in Microsoft SQL environment including validating stored procedures, jobs and triggers. Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan. Develop, document, and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts. Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results. Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members. Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management. Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements. Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes.

Quality Assurance Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+35
Our team is looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer who lives and breathes overall quality of our product. We are working toward scaling our technology this year, which includes improving our testing process, so one exciting thing you’ll work on is building our automated testing framework. Our QA team works closely with many people, including our Engineering Manager, our Product Managers, our Marketing and Support teams, and obviously our dev team, so immediate feedback and collaboration is guaranteed. Work/life balance for all departments is a big perk of working here.

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+25
Come work with a team of ultra-talented and wickedly-authentic designers, developers, strategists, UX architects, and tech visionaries. We build products that we’re incredibly proud of—for clients that we deeply respect—all within a team of great friends and colleagues. Punchkick Interactive has an unmistakable culture of excellence and we seek out folks who feel alive and thrive in this type of environment. Punchkick has doubled in size each of

Quality Assurance Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
Execute acceptance, regression, and exploratory testing against application updates. Active participant in design reviews and requirements gathering sessions with product managers and other engineers. Writer of detailed bug reports and user stories. Coordinate application releases and deployment into test and/or production environments. Provider of 2nd tier technical support to our users, customer support, product, and dev teams.

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+48
We are adding a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer to our Tech team! As a Quality Assurance Engineer at Snapsheet you are a solver - building test systems and processes that will improve what we have in place currently and prevent issues proactively. You thrive in an environment where you are working with a team of software developers, QAs, and designers in a fast paced, agile development environment. You enjoy identifying any potential quality

QA Engineer Salary ranges

The most common QA Engineer salary in Chicago is between $70k - $80k.

Average QA Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title QA Engineer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $80,333 on average.

QA Engineer Salary by gender

The average QA Engineer salary for women is $83,000 and the average QA Engineer salary for men is $70,000.

QA Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a QA Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $86,250. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $56,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,620
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $77,885
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
Software Test Engineer $90,700
Min: $72K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $91,908
Min: $60K
Max: $133K
Software Engineer $95,570
Min: $60K
Max: $150K
Android Developer $96,000
Min: $65K
Max: $122K
iOS Developer $100,848
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $102,700
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $111,601
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
DevOps Engineer $112,000
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Security Engineer $112,783
Min: $84K
Max: $135K
Data Engineer $116,950
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $119,300
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $124,936
Min: $87K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $136,250
Min: $114K
Max: $165K
Engineering Manager $143,432
Min: $101K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $147,375
Min: $120K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $180,950
Min: $140K
Max: $221K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $200,718
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $211,044
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Chicago Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+48
Mobile, Software
Marketing Tech, Software
+24
Professional Services, Software

Skills that affect QA Engineer salaries in Chicago

1
QA
2% have this skill
2
Python
1% have this skill
3
SQL
1% have this skill
4
Java
1% have this skill
5
Node.js
1% have this skill
6
Swift
1% have this skill

Recent QA Engineer salaries in Chicago

$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Mobile Software QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$94,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $94,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Quality Analyst II reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$8,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A test engineer reported a yearly salary of $65,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$50,000
Yearly Salary
A Process Engineering Co-op reported a yearly salary of $50,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A QA reported a yearly salary of $70,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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