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Chicago

Software Test Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$90,435
$11,833
Additional Cash Compensation
$102,268
Total Compensation
Median: $90K
Min: $70K
Max: $120K

How Much Does a Software Test Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Software Test Engineer in Chicago is $90,435. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Test Engineer in Chicago is $11,833. The average total compensation for a Software Test Engineer in Chicago is $102,268. Software Test Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Software Test Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Software Test Engineer jobs in Chicago

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Chicago
3 months ago
+16
higi is seeking a Software Development Engineer in Test who will design, build, test, and deploy effective test automation solutions on scrum teams. This position will be responsible for creating manual and automation scripts using different frameworks/tools for multiple projects, and will be based out of Chicago, IL. The Software Development Engineer in Test will participate in all aspects of a full life cycle development methodology and related testing concepts and processes.

Software Engineer In Test

Chicago
5 days ago
+39
Participation in maintaining and running UI tests. Help with the planning, use cases, test cases and documentation. Spend a good chunk of time with manual testing. Spend a good amount of time working within our database (SQL). Work with the customer service team to triage and research incoming defects. Analyze, document, and track defects in our defect tracking system. Provide assistance to the engineering team related to manually testing components and features that are either not automated or require additional human review.

Software Engineer in Test

Chicago
1 week ago
+55
As a Software Engineer in Test, you will be a part of the software development team as the Expert of testing. You will be testing applications for our flourishing product portfolio. Specifically, the Software Engineer in Test will build from scratch automated tests to support our build pipelines and automated deployments.

Software Development Engineer in Test

Chicago
5 days ago
+39
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.

Advanced Software Engineer In Test

Chicago
5 days ago
+21
We are seeking test engineers who want to be part of a dynamic team focused on growing and maturing cloud product development. This candidate will work directly with engineering teams to drive test maturity, test architecture and quality across product features and will work with engineering operations teams to drive continuous improvement across our test frameworks, governance and processes.

Senior Software Engineer in Test

Chicago
5 days ago
+39
Create and maintain test automation to cover at least 90% of all features across multiple web applications. Work with the customer service team to triage and research incoming defects. Analyze, document, and track defects in our defect tracking system. Provide assistance to the engineering team related to manually testing components and features that are either not automated or require additional human review.

Software Development Engineer in Test

Chicago
1 week ago
+17
Document defects and test cases; maintain test assets. Design and write automated tests to validate functional, system, performance, and integration requirements. Research and design test strategies for new and existing feature work. Contribute to and maintain the suite of test tools. Work closely with Development, Engineering, Product, Operations, and Infrastructure teams to maintain high-quality products using automation infrastructure and frameworks.

Senior Software Engineer in Test - Platform

Chicago
1 day ago
+21
As a Senior Software Engineer in Test, you will build software, using our APIs, that the rest of the team will utilize for automation. You will lead software testing for a team. You are a strong contributor and champion of quality for software on the team, leading the group by staying abreast of new industry trends, technologies and better ways to protect the quality of our software. This will be a focus on automated testing and building out frameworks and getting into the code to test the software.

Advanced Software Engineer in Test - Platform

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
As an Advanced Software Engineer in Test, you will build software, using our APIs, that the rest of the team will utilize for automation. You will work under limited, as an advanced engineer, supervision of senior and lead engineers to better build your software development and software testing skills while staying abreast of new industry trends, technologies and better ways to protect the quality of our software. You will own the software testing for the team, with a core focus on building out automated testing frameworks. 

Senior Software Engineer in Test - Data Grid

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+21
Design, create and execute automated tests utilizing different frameworks. Identify and resolve risks to quality such as software inconsistencies, ambiguities, and defects during the design and implementation phase of software building. Create and execute Test Plans for features, identify Scope of Impact for those features. Monitor and analyze automated test failures, identify root cause of issues and adjust test design accordingly. Carry out root cause analysis on defects to ensure causes are being addressed and fixed. Contribute to an Agile team that solves advanced challenges and builds working software. Communicate risks to quality to Agile team members and management. Adhere to standard operating procedures and the collection of measures put in place to ensure consistency and improvement in the way we test software. Perform regression testing to assure changes to the current release do not adversely affect previously implemented functionality. Execute manual functional and exploratory testing, as needed on commercial grade systems. Coach other team members on QA processes.

SOFTWARE ENGINEER IN TEST (NEW GRAD)

Chicago
2 months ago
+48
As a Software Engineer in Test, you will be part of a team that is responsible for testing and release management for Conversant Technology, which provides technology and services that help advertisers, agencies, and publishers manage their interactive and traditional advertising activities. You’ll work closely with Product Management to confirm requirements and provide status updates on testing, and with Engineering to carry out troubleshooting and pre-release testing, as well as managing the release process, including post-release and regression testing. In addition, you will have the opportunity to become familiar with testing automation using tools such as Selenium, Python, Docker, Browserstack, and Atlassian as part of your day-to-day responsibilities.

Test Engineer (API)

Chicago
2 months ago
+16
higi SH is looking for talented Test Engineer to join the team and make it easier for people to live their healthiest.  Test Engineer for API and Integration - who will design, build, test, and deploy effective test automation solutions according to the testing acceptance criteria. This position will be responsible for creating manual and automation scripts using different frameworks/ tools for multiple projects.

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 51-200 employees, earning $91,400 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 $103,400.

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 $71,717
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $78,065
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
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 $103,240
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 $129,652
Min: $89K
Max: $185K
Data Architect $137,094
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Engineering Manager $145,460
Min: $101K
Max: $206K
Principal Software Engineer $149,541
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $179,741
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 Software Test Engineer salaries in Chicago

1
Java
1% have this skill
2
QA
1% have this skill
3
Front-end
0% have this skill
4
HTML/CSS
0% have this skill
5
iOS (Objective-C)
0% have this skill
6
PHP
0% have this skill

Recent Software Test Engineer salaries in 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
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A SDET reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$11,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $70,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
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
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