Software Test Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$90,339
$10,070
Additional Cash Compensation
$100,409
Total Compensation
Median: $90K
Min: $55K
Max: $120K

How Much Does a Software Test Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Software Test Engineer in Chicago is $90,339. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Test Engineer in Chicago is $10,070. The average total compensation for a Software Test Engineer in Chicago is $100,409. 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 Engineer Intern - Performance/Test Engineering

Chicago
11 hours ago
+54
Learn and use new technologies and popular programming languages to design, build, and test our platform, Relativity. Work on scalable and dynamic web system which supports integration with multiple search engines, clustering, technologies, and client component interaction through web services. Learn how to build highly distributable systems composed of multiple database, processing, and web servers.  Actively participate in the SCRUM process. Troubleshoot issues.

QA AUTOMATION ENGINEER (SDET)

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+41
1.   Performing in-sprint functional acceptance automation using the relevant tools and frameworks by collaborating with the development and product teams. 2.   Development and implementation of stress and parallel tests for non-functional requirements. 3.   Design and Development of custom testing framework for better control of execution and overall management (selection, logging, reporting ...etc.). 4.   Works independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be used by one or more applications or systems. 5.   Maintains high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits. 6.   Employee is also responsible for performing other job duties as assigned by Caterpillar management from time to time.

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+37
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

Software Development Engineer in Test

Chicago
3 days ago
+31
Mentor other team members on testing and automation strategies. Collaborate with Product Management to find and close requirements gaps and create test plans. Work closely with Software Engineers and Frontend Engineers to deliver new functionality. Read and understand code changes to test all areas of the web applications that have changed. Create and maintain feature tests, ensuring complete code coverage. Investigate and resolve complex bugs in unfamiliar code.

SDET (Software Development Engineer in Test)

Chicago
1 week ago
+57
As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will become an expert in Strata's software and acquire a deep understanding of the technology driving the systems. In addition, you will collaborate with our development and client services teams to ensure that the product is aligned with our clients’ needs and meets Strata’s high quality of standards. To be successful in this role you must be passionate about QA, love to learn, be technical, and like working in an Agile environment.

Software Engineer in Test

Chicago
1 week ago
+26
A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other demanding engineering degree (or equivalent work experience). 5 or more years of professional experience working as a part of a multi-person development team, with automated testing as a primary responsibility.  Fluency in at least one of the following core languages: Java, Python, Ruby, C#, or Golang, and at least one secondary language. A broad understanding of software systems from CD pipelines to databases to micro-services to front-ends. The ability to learn new and unfamiliar technologies quickly, as required. Adaptability: while you enjoy establishing process and standards, you understand the need to be flexible and enjoy trying new things. An intuitive understanding of distributed architectures – experience with reactive architectures is a big plus. A DevSecOps mindset and a driving desire to deliver value through software.

Software Engineer in Test

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+55
Growth with a Purpose  OppLoans is a rapidly growing Fintech company that helps credit-challenged consumers build a better financial path through accessible products and five-star customer service. As one of Chicago’s fastest-growing startups, we’ve made the Crain’s Business Chicago Fast 50 (#4 in 2019) and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 (twice), and we’ve ranked in the top 10% of the Inc. 500 four years in a row!   OppLoans is a team of

Software Engineer in Test

Remote
3 weeks ago
+29
We are looking for a Software Engineer in Test (SDET).  You will be responsible for the overall quality of the Fetch mobile app, website, data, system, and service. Success in this role requires the ability to understand complex systems and interactions, develop tests, and meticulously document defects. (This role may be remote as well)

Senior Software Engineer in Test

Chicago
4 days ago
+47
You’re a passionate engineer with a quality-oriented mindset, who will work on our RAVN solutions in an agile environment. You will collaborate closely with development to build automation tools to effectively test and stress the software. You will have knowledge of major programming languages, scripting languages, and experience with operating systems, databases, and networking. You will be creative in your approach and think outside the box when troubleshooting, maintaining, diagnosing or analyzing the challenges you face. We want you to identify the gaps, develop a vision, execute on it and improve the quality of our products. You will play a key role in helping bridge the gap across the iManage ecosystems while working with teams in Chicago as well as London.

Software Development Engineer in Test

Chicago
6 days ago
+15
The transportation industry has no shortage of complex problems requiring creative solutions to scale efficiently. In this role, you will collaborate with engineering teams to write test cases and perform manual and automated testing to ensure our applications can address those industry problems.

Senior Software Engineer in Test

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+29
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Test (SDET).  You will be responsible for the overall quality of the Fetch mobile app, website, data, system, and service. Success in this role requires the ability to understand complex systems and interactions, develop tests, and meticulously document defects.

Software Engineer in Test - API Platform

Chicago
1 week ago
+31
Our dynamic eCommerce Platform team is rapidly growing as we optimize our digital ordering channels and technology innovations to create competitive advantages for our restaurants around the globe. We are seeking a Quality Engineer who will be responsible for creating and implementing an automated test framework for our eCommerce platform. In this role, you will work as part of a scrum delivery team to ensure that automated tests are in place that assure functionality works as expected from the moment it is released.

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 501-1,000 employees, earning $90,694 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 $96,650.

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 $75,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,957
Min: $42K
Max: $100K
Junior Software Engineer $80,535
Min: $63K
Max: $112K
QA Engineer $82,649
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $90,339
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Android Developer $95,039
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $98,363
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $101,181
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $106,362
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $107,123
Min: $72K
Max: $165K
Security Engineer $108,897
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Salesforce Developer $109,900
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Site Reliability Engineer $111,000
Min: $93K
Max: $132K
Sales Engineer $113,712
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Systems Engineer $114,814
Min: $65K
Max: $151K
DevOps Engineer $117,130
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Data Engineer $117,625
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Lead Software Engineer $133,471
Min: $102K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $133,805
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Machine Learning Engineer $135,000
Min: $125K
Max: $145K
Data Architect $141,364
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Hardware Engineer $145,200
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Engineering Manager $145,548
Min: $77K
Max: $206K
Principal Software Engineer $152,815
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $180,133
Min: $133K
Max: $275K
Data Engineering Manager $185,792
Min: $143K
Max: $210K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $197,590
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $206,380
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

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Recent Software Test Engineer salaries in 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
$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
501-1,000 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
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
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