Software Test Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$90,984
$9,977
Additional Cash Compensation
$100,961
Total Compensation
Median: $91K
Min: $55K
Max: $140K

How Much Does a Software Test Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Software Test Engineer in Chicago is $90,984. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Test Engineer in Chicago is $9,977. The average total compensation for a Software Test Engineer in Chicago is $100,961. Software Test Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Test Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Software Test Engineer jobs in Chicago

Software Development Engineer in Test

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+59
DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With over 1000 employees at our Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, we work

Software Engineer in Test (Remote)

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+32
What we’re building and why we’re building it.  Fetch is a build-first technology company creating a rewards program to power the world. Over the last 5 years we’ve grown from 0 to 7M active users and taken over the rewards game in the US with our free app. The foundation has been laid. In the next 5 years we will become a global platform that completely transforms how people connect with brands.  It all comes down to two core beliefs. First,

SENIOR QUALITY SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER IN TEST

Chicago
5 days ago
+39
Summary The Senior Quality Software Development Engineer in Test will ensure that the software development meets the desired functionality according to the requirements. As a senior professional, he or she will be responsible for performing QA/UAT, developing test plans and test scripts, and mentoring other team members. The QA Engineer’s role is to develop and establish quality assurance standards and measures for the information technology

Senior Software Engineer in Test - Remote

Chicago
1 week ago
+48
You can read the bullets below. But they almost always look the same, right? Here is the deal – being a software engineer here at DFIN means helping us deliver SaaS software solutions for our customers that primarily work with the SEC or other global regulating bodies. This is a hands-on Software Developer in Test position that will be responsible for the testing and quality of multi-tiered applications. The candidate for this position will work in a demanding environment alongside development, Project Management and Business partners, they will be responsible for design, development and execution of test automation scripts for enterprise class applications. The role will also include root cause analysis of defects finding, verification and review of requirements and use-cases. The role promotes QA productivity through automation, tools, and other best practices.

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test

Chicago
1 week ago
+59
The Software Development Engineer in Test provides mission critical support for our core proprietary trading systems.  As a SDET, you will develop test plans and test cases for various trading platforms that are used globally by trading and research teams across the firm. We are seeking a candidate with experience working in fast-paced development environments who has a strong regression testing background and significant experience developing automated testing strategies and test cases.

Senior Software Engineer in Test (Remote)

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+32
What we’re building and why we’re building it.  Fetch is a build-first technology company creating a rewards program to power the world. Over the last 5 years we’ve grown from 0 to 7M active users and taken over the rewards game in the US with our free app. The foundation has been laid. In the next 5 years we will become a global platform that completely transforms how people connect with brands.  It all comes down to two core beliefs. First,

Test Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+49
We’re seeking a talented Test Engineer to join our rapidly-growing product division and help us scale our efforts. You’ll collaborate closely with a cross-functional “pod” of product managers, designers, and platform engineers and will own the testing strategy and approach for the product work that your team ships.

Software Development Test Engineer - Gogo Commercial Aviation

Chicago
5 days ago
+16
Req ID:  34421 Travel:  None Location:   Chicago, IL, US, 60606 Education:  Four-year college degree Experience:  At least 3 years of experience required Equivalency:  Combination of education & experience considered     Your role in helping us shape the future: Using your expertise in cross-platform web application testing creating and using highly automated test frameworks, you will partner with software developers, internal business owners,

SDET (Execution Team)

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+47
We are PEAK6, a leading investment firm. You'll find us headquartered in the historic Chicago Board of Trade building, where we first opened our doors in 1997. It's been over 20 years since we were one of the first firms to develop sophisticated proprietary technology to use in our trading business. Today, we continue to leverage our technical ingenuity and operational excellence across several investment areas, spanning early-to-mid stage growth

Software Development In Test (SDET)

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+49
Job Description We Are Hiring     Where Will You Work:   Our office is mere steps away from Union Station Ogilvie Transportation Stations, overlooks the Chicago River.   We feel that Innovative thinking is usually done best over a free beverage and that’s why our Digital Studio comes stocked with snacks and drinks.  And, we have break-out areas that are conducive for having these discussions. What You Will Do   As an SDETwith Ascension

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Chicago
1 week ago
+42
Cohesion is a leading Intelligent Buildings software solution that is disrupting how buildings operate and how people engage with buildings – from real estate owners/investors, operators, building engineers, to tenants and visitors. Our cutting-edge converged IoT-enabled platform brings together building systems, building software, and business applications into a single portal for on web and mobile platforms to forge the path to autonomous

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test - Mobile

Chicago
3 days ago
+20
PhysIQ is a transformational leader in applying highly sophisticated technology to solve some of the most pressing problems in healthcare. More specifically, we are forging the frontier of healthcare delivery at the intersection of mobile technology and artificial intelligence. Our team is comprised of veteran technologists and world-class data scientists and our solutions set the market standard for scalability and sophistication. Furthermore, we are implementers with a proven track record of transforming an audacious technological vision into mission-critical solutions for our customers.

Software Test Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Test Engineer salary in Chicago is between $80k - $90k.

Average Software Test Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Test Engineer make the most at companies with 11-50 employees, earning $140,000 on average.

Software Test Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Test Engineer salary for women is $89,200 and the average Software Test Engineer salary for men is $97,192.

Software Test Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Test Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $102,875. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $72,500.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $72,438
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,750
Min: $63K
Max: $130K
QA Engineer $87,626
Min: $0K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $90,984
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Android Developer $94,820
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,500
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,319
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $106,562
Min: $60K
Max: $248K
Automation Engineer $107,125
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Security Engineer $113,586
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $113,645
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Game Developer $114,600
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Salesforce Developer $115,354
Min: $66K
Max: $197K
Site Reliability Engineer $115,778
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer $118,348
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
DevOps Engineer $118,613
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer $121,958
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
QA Manager $123,615
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $133,762
Min: $90K
Max: $188K
Lead Software Engineer $135,750
Min: $95K
Max: $175K
Database Administrator $136,500
Min: $95K
Max: $166K
Data Architect $143,330
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $150,961
Min: $77K
Max: $221K
Hardware Engineer $153,722
Min: $85K
Max: $253K
Principal Software Engineer $156,049
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Machine Learning Engineer $158,000
Min: $125K
Max: $220K
Data Engineering Manager $161,175
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $181,810
Min: $130K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $200,907
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $204,069
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

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Recent Software Test Engineer salaries in Chicago

$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $70,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$87,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer, Test & Infrastructure reported a yearly salary of $87,000 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer in Test reported a yearly salary of $85,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Analyst reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$98,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $98,500 with +$1,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$101,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $101,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Team Lead reported a yearly salary of $115,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$55,000
Yearly Salary
A Associate Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $55,000 with +$3,200 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$81,000
Yearly Salary
A System and Infrastructure test engineer reported a yearly salary of $81,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Other
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
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