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QA Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$80,691
$4,354
Additional Cash Compensation
$85,045
Total Compensation
Median: $81K
Min: $50K
Max: $113K

How Much Does a QA Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a QA Engineer in Chicago is $80,691. The average additional cash compensation for a QA Engineer in Chicago is $4,354. The average total compensation for a QA Engineer in Chicago is $85,045. 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

QA Automation Engineer, Zoro

Chicago
7 hours ago
+58
QA Automation Engineer responsibilities include designing and implementing manual and automated tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. He/She 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.

QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+47
As a QA Automation Engineer, you are primarily responsible for delivering results for DialogTech by identifying and removing risks to quality via automation test coverage for DialogTech’s software products. Along side an agile team working in a continuous delivery environment that solves complex challenges and builds groundbreaking software that operates at high volume.

QA Automation Engineer - Data Quality , Zoro

Northwest Suburbs
7 hours ago
+58
We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer to measure, control, monitor and improve the quality of data needed for key business processes. In this role, you should have a keen eye for detail and excellent communication skills. If you love the complexity of data and have expertise in validating its accuracy, we’d like to meet you. Ultimately, you will ensure that our data and our data processing are correct providing significant value to our business.

Sr QA Automation Engineer - Future Opportunity

Chicago
2 days 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.

Senior SDET/QA Engineer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+23
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. Test automator and test/mock environment designer/builder. 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.

QA Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+15
Works with senior QA members to communicate unacceptable risks to quality. Adheres to standard operating procedures to ensure consistency in the way we test software. Contributes to agile planning by establishing tasks and forecasts for work to be performed. Asks the right questions at the right time to reduce the introduction of quality risk. Writes and executes test cases that probe system limits in terms of function and performance. Identifies/resolves software inconsistencies, ambiguities and defects during implementation. Considers dependencies in test case design and execution. Supports and is accountable for timely releases and adherence to release activities. Designs, codes, and documents automated test cases within a defined framework. Develops software interfaces between the system under test and the automation framework. Translates existing manual regression test cases into automated tests.

Quality Assurance Engineer

Chicago
1 day ago
+25
As a Quality Assurance Engineer at SPINS, you will work to create and execute tests scripts for our various data and software products from business requirements, automating as much as possible. Data is the core of our business, so you will be digging deep in the data to make sure it is accurate. You will document and evaluate test results and defects, and work with the engineering team to troubleshoot issues. Collaboration with teammates and across other departments is essential for success in this role.

Lead QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
7 hours ago
+38
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. 

QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 day ago
+41
As a QA Automation Engineer, you will play an integral role in Showpad as one of its quality pillars. We believe in crafting cross-functional Agile teams, where we are all stakeholders in ‘baking in quality’ right from the very start. We value automation and championing quality to give our customers a memorable Showpad experience.

QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+38
The QA Automation Engineer at GoHealth will play a key role in automating requirements verification. The successful candidate will be a creative and resourceful self-starter who will join a rapidly growing QA Automation discipline, collaborating across product stacks to help establish best practices, and seeking constant improvement to our organization's ability to delivery a high quality experience to consumers looking for insurance.

Senior QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+38
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.

QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+29
As the QA Automation Engineer, you will be hands on with both manual and automated testing and teaching your automation skills to others. You will work with developers to review our current state of automation and validate or update our automation framework and tools and be responsible for setting up and following industry best practices. You will work in a fast paced Agile/Lean environment focused on automation and optimization, working closely with Developers, BAs, Product, and other QA personnel. You will own automation for our partner websites, SalesForce customization, and internal applications in a Linux/Java/Scala environment.

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 $82,850 on average.

QA Engineer Salary by gender

The average QA Engineer salary for women is $88,482 and the average QA Engineer salary for men is $73,857.

QA Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a QA Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $93,413. 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 $71,981
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $80,691
Min: $50K
Max: $113K
Software Test Engineer $90,435
Min: $70K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $90,484
Min: $55K
Max: $133K
Android Developer $96,077
Min: $65K
Max: $122K
iOS Developer $100,848
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $102,783
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $103,430
Min: $72K
Max: $155K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $109,214
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $110,673
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
DevOps Engineer $113,368
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Data Engineer $115,380
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $130,479
Min: $89K
Max: $185K
Data Architect $137,094
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Engineering Manager $145,639
Min: $101K
Max: $206K
Principal Software Engineer $149,541
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $177,844
Min: $140K
Max: $240K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $201,920
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $208,646
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect QA Engineer salaries in Chicago

1
QA
2% have this skill
2
SQL
1% have this skill
3
Javascript
1% have this skill
4
Java
1% have this skill
5
Python
1% have this skill
6
Hardware
1% have this skill

Recent QA Engineer salaries in Chicago

$89,000
Yearly Salary
A Test Engineering Specialist reported a yearly salary of $89,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$113,300
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $113,300
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$4,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A qa reported a yearly salary of $95,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$8,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer I reported a yearly salary of $80,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$85,333
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,333 with +$3,455 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Development Engineer in Test reported a yearly salary of $110,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
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