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Chicago
Chicago

Software Test Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$90,700
$16,500
Additional Cash Compensation
$107,200
Total Compensation
Median: $91K
Min: $72K
Max: $120K

How Much Does a Software Test Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Software Test Engineer in Chicago is $90,700. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Test Engineer in Chicago is $16,500. The average total compensation for a Software Test Engineer in Chicago is $107,200. Software Test Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Software Test Engineer employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+24
Mobile, Software
Marketing Tech, Software
+11
Consumer Web, Fintech

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 500+ employees, earning $92,200 on average.

Software Test Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Test Engineer salary for women is $90,250 and the average Software Test Engineer salary for men is $100,500.

Software Test Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Test Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $104,333. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $75,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $70,239
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $75,273
Min: $50K
Max: $106K
Software Test Engineer $90,700
Min: $72K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $94,470
Min: $70K
Max: $133K
Android Developer $98,250
Min: $85K
Max: $110K
Software Engineer $100,063
Min: $60K
Max: $150K
iOS Developer $100,111
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $105,235
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
DevOps Engineer $107,600
Min: $75K
Max: $130K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Data Engineer $111,940
Min: $70K
Max: $145K
Security Engineer $112,783
Min: $84K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $113,043
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
QA Manager $122,000
Min: $86K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $124,650
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $136,250
Min: $114K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $142,077
Min: $120K
Max: $155K
Engineering Manager $144,713
Min: $122K
Max: $165K
Director of Software Engineering $174,286
Min: $110K
Max: $221K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $204,700
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $212,281
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Software Test Engineer jobs in Chicago
23

Software Engineer in Test

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+14
Seeking passionate developers with the quality-oriented mindset to join the iManage team as Software Engineers in Test. This position will work on Agile teams, will closely collaborate with development, user experience, quality assurance organizations as well as product stakeholders. Candidates must have knowledge of major programming languages and scripting languages. Experience with Operating Systems, databases and networking is expected. Knowledge of Software Development methodologies is also required, with special emphasis on unit testing, performance testing and continuous integration. 

Software Engineer in Test - Platform

Chicago
1 week ago
+21
As a Software Engineer in Test, you will be responsible for driving customer confidence by assuring the quality of Relativity' current and future core products. 

Advanced Software Engineer in Test - Processing

Chicago
1 week ago
+21
As an Advanced Software Engineer in Test, you will be responsible for driving customer confidence by assuring the quality of Relativity’s current and future core products. The Advanced Software Engineer in Test works under moderate direction of managers and senior team members.

Advanced Software Engineer in Test - Relativity Trace

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
This role is part of a team building a new application outside of e-discovery on top of the Relativity platform: Insight. Insight is used to prevent risk and litigation by proactively identifying potential malicious and illicit behavior. The team is made up of a small group of experienced Relativity engineers who operate like a small startup within Relativity and are tasked with building something greenfield that could become a key driver in the growth of our product.

Senior Software Engineer in Test - Analytics

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
As a Senior Software Engineer in Test, you will be responsible for driving customer confidence by assuring the quality of Relativity’s current and future core products. The Senior Software Engineer in Test works under moderate direction of managers.

Software Engineer in Test - (JavaScript Focus)

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+21
* You will be developing brand new features to make clients lives easier, and the user interface more intuitive, accessible, and performant. * You will be working mostly with JavaScript and frameworks like Aurelia and AngularJS. But, you will also be writing and maintaining API endpoints that support the front-end, utilizing .NET. * You will be working in a blended build environment of both Node.js and MSBuild. * You will be writing unit tests using Jasmine/Karma and NUnit. If you love solving problems, building great products, working amongst strong teams, and want to make a visible impact, this role is for you.

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.

Senior SDET/QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
6 days 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.

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.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Chicago
1 week ago
+15
We are looking for an individual who is passionate about automated testing and takes pride in the quality of their work. If you are detail oriented, performance drive, and possess a deep knowledge of all aspects of automated testing – than this is the role for you. Reporting to the VP of Engineering, the Software Development Engineer in Test 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 the developers and tech support engineers within a dynamic agile environment to deliver effective and efficient testing automation frameworks and capabilities, while adhering to quality standards.

Principal Software Engineer in Test

Chicago
6 days ago
+28
We’re looking for an experienced principal Engineer in Test to develop and own our test automation strategy and standards. We have an amazing QA engineering team that is hard at work writing automated tests based on tests cases and requirements provided. The principal Engineer in Test would create test standards and provide direction for our engineers throughout the tech organization.

Sr. Software Engineer in Test

Chicago
1 week ago
+15
As a Sr Software Engineer in Test on the Echo Global Logistics team, you will contribute to engineering of large scale web-based applications to enable Echo’s business while supporting architectural vision of quality, scalability, performance and function. Our proprietary software is created with the goal to simplify transportation for our customers and carriers, and is one of our largest competitive advantages in an ever growing market. Our team

Skills that affect Software Test Engineer salaries in Chicago

1
Java
4% have this skill
2
QA
4% have this skill
3
Front-end
2% have this skill
4
HTML/CSS
2% have this skill
5
iOS (Objective-C)
2% have this skill
6
PHP
2% have this skill

Recent Software Test Engineer salaries in Chicago

$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Automation Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$118,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $118,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$89,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $89,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$45,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$2,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$84,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $84,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
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