QA Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$87,626
$9,989
Additional Cash Compensation
$97,615
Total Compensation
Median: $88K
Min: $0K
Max: $135K

How Much Does a QA Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a QA Engineer in Chicago is $87,626. The average additional cash compensation for a QA Engineer in Chicago is $9,989. The average total compensation for a QA Engineer in Chicago is $97,615. QA Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous QA Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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DevOps Engineer
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QA Engineer jobs in Chicago

Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer I

Chicago
1 week ago
+48
SMS Assist SummaryAt SMS Assist, we're not just in the business of fixing properties-we're fixing an entire industry. Typically, facilities maintenance is tough work-both in the nature of the job (plumbing, HVAC, snow removal) and the lack of clarity throughout the experience. We decided a better way wasn't only possible, but essential. Through our award-winning technology platform, built and powered by SMSers, we connect local contractors to our

QA Engineer - Automation

Chicago
1 day ago
+38
Kin is the home insurance company For Every New Normal. Because of our proprietary technology and direct-to-consumer model, we provide affordable pricing without compromising coverage, even in areas most impacted by climate change. We’re proud to offer fully digital homeowners insurance with an elegant user experience, accurate pricing, and fast, high-quality claims service. We are also proud to be recognized as Built In’s 2021 Best Midsize

QA Engineer (Remote Optional)

Chicago
2 days ago
+61
WHO WE ARE  Centro delivers software and services to automate digital media operations for more than 1,000 leading agencies and brands.  Our comprehensive ad tech platform, Basis, supports the planning, reporting, and financial reconciliation of direct, programmatic, search, and social media, all in one place.  We are deeply committed to building software that will change the ad tech industry for the better and are equally dedicated to

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
+34
Description Are you interested in seeing your testing efforts positively impact countless patients lives every day by building the future of healthcare? Are you hopeful about what data and medical research can do to improve medicine? We are searching for a Senior QA Engineer that's seasoned veteran tester around large production applications. As a Senior QA engineer, you will be a critical member of our engineering team revamping our existing

QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+11
OverviewVidMob is the leading video creation platform with a network of professional creatives worldwide who produce the full spectrum of video content for the world’s brands and advertisers. As the Web transitions to a video-driven medium, marketers, and publishers need to increase the volume and enhance the quality of their video communications. VidMob enables clients to collaborate with expert creatives to efficiently develop a suite of video

QA Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
+28
Cooler Screens is backed and lead by some of the most prominent Chicago & Silicon Valley leaders, advisers, and investors and has developed a digital solution to create and transform a multi-billion dollar industry and positively affect the buying experiences of consumers in the US and beyond.  If you’re looking to get on the ground floor of the next digital revolution and Chicago tech success story – this opportunity may be for you.   As the

QA Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+35
About Beyond Finance Beyond Finance is a next generation financial services company. Our goal is to provide financial peace of mind to our clients by giving them simple and transparent financial products that are customized to their individual circumstances. We are in constant pursuit of “disruptors” that will help us get to the next level. Our workforce includes celebrated, diverse talents working towards the common objective of developing

QA Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+30
As a QA Engineer based out of our Chicago office, you will support our Release Engineers defining and maintaining a test strategy integrated into our deployment pipeline. You will also support our Quality Assurance Analysts to write test plans and execute them. A successful person in this role will consider the job done when the development team cannot introduce any low-level bugs into the system you have under test.

Sr. QA Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+28
Cooler Screens is backed and lead by some of the most prominent Chicago & Silicon Valley leaders, advisers, and investors and has developed a digital solution to create and transform a multi-billion dollar industry and positively affect the buying experiences of consumers in the US and beyond.  If you’re looking to get on the ground floor of the next digital revolution and Chicago tech success story – this opportunity may be for you.   As a Sr.

QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 day ago
+55
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 deliver a high quality experience to consumers looking for insurance.

Lead QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
2 days ago
+55
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,

SDET/QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+62
Our Team:Technology drives our business. Our team is made up of talented QA Engineers, Software Engineers, Leaders and UX professionals. We care about technology as a craft and a differentiator. We bring our high quality global products to market with a mix of software, cloud, data centers, infrastructure, design and grit. Our Product Groups:Individual Investor - building products like Morningstar.com and mobile apps for individuals like yourself

QA Engineer Salary ranges

The two most common QA Engineer salary ranges in Chicago are $70k - $80k and $80k - $90k.

Average QA Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title QA Engineer make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $102,338 on average.

QA Engineer Salary by gender

The average QA Engineer salary for women is $91,076 and the average QA Engineer salary for men is $84,400.

QA Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a QA Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $98,394. 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 $72,671
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,436
Min: $63K
Max: $130K
QA Engineer $87,626
Min: $0K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $91,482
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Android Developer $95,869
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,195
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,319
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $106,059
Min: $60K
Max: $165K
Automation Engineer $107,125
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Security Engineer $113,208
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $113,645
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Game Developer $114,600
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Salesforce Developer $115,740
Min: $66K
Max: $197K
Site Reliability Engineer $115,778
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer $117,938
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
DevOps Engineer $119,212
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer $122,421
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
QA Manager $123,615
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $133,994
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Lead Software Engineer $136,186
Min: $95K
Max: $175K
Database Administrator $136,333
Min: $95K
Max: $166K
Data Architect $143,330
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $150,530
Min: $77K
Max: $221K
Hardware Engineer $153,722
Min: $85K
Max: $253K
Machine Learning Engineer $154,833
Min: $125K
Max: $220K
Principal Software Engineer $156,611
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $161,523
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $182,943
Min: $130K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $200,907
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $203,121
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect QA Engineer salaries in Chicago

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SQL
2% have this skill
2
QA
2% have this skill
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Java
1% have this skill
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Python
1% have this skill
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Javascript
1% have this skill
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C#
0% have this skill

Recent QA Engineer salaries in Chicago

$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $65,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$92,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Automation Engineer reported a yearly salary of $92,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Quality Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$10,250 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$118,500
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $118,500
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$86,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Quality Engineer reported a yearly salary of $86,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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