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Chicago
Chicago

QA Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$75,273
$1,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$76,273
Total Compensation
Median: $75K
Min: $50K
Max: $106K

How Much Does a QA Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a QA Engineer in Chicago is $75,273. The average additional cash compensation for a QA Engineer in Chicago is $1,000. The average total compensation for a QA Engineer in Chicago is $76,273. QA Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous QA Engineer employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,178
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
137,628
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+48
Mobile, Software
Marketing Tech, Software
+24
Professional Services, Software

QA Engineer Salary ranges

The most common QA Engineer salary in Chicago is between $70k - $80k.

Average QA Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title QA Engineer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $80,333 on average.

QA Engineer Salary by gender

The average QA Engineer salary for women is $83,000 and the average QA Engineer salary for men is $68,571.

QA Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a QA Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $86,250. 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 $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 $92,036
Min: $60K
Max: $133K
Software Engineer $97,114
Min: $60K
Max: $150K
Android Developer $97,500
Min: $65K
Max: $122K
iOS Developer $100,475
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $104,833
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
DevOps Engineer $110,870
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Security Engineer $112,783
Min: $84K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $113,179
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Data Engineer $114,306
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $119,333
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $127,060
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $136,250
Min: $114K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $143,000
Min: $120K
Max: $155K
Engineering Manager $143,729
Min: $101K
Max: $165K
Director of Software Engineering $180,438
Min: $140K
Max: $221K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $204,405
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $212,281
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

QA Engineer jobs in Chicago
25

SDET/QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
2 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.

QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+24
The QA Automation Engineer will be responsible for planning & testing of new telematics application software & related mobile applications. He or she will analyze, test, and assist with the integration of new applications as well as oversee the documentation of all testing activity

Mobile QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+24
The Mobile QA Engineer is a member of the Enterprise Quality Assurance team working on new, emerging, and existing software products. The candidate must be able to ensure the product meets the needs specified in the requirements and analysis documents of the project. This includes review of the requirements and design documentation; following standards for mobile development; and...

Senior SDET/QA Automation Engineer

Chicago
2 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.

QA Automation Engineer - Data Quality, Zoro Tools

Northwest Suburbs
1 week ago
+30
We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer to measure, control, monitor and improve the quality of data needed for key business processes. In this role, you should have a keen eye for detail and excellent communication skills. If you love the complexity of data and have expertise in validating its accuracy, we’d like to meet you.

QA Engineer

Chicago
7 hours ago
+14
QA Engineer   “Offering educational opportunities to help consumers understand and leverage access to credit can help them make smarter decisions that improve financial standing and quality of life." - John Danaher   What we’ll bring:   A welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We consistently explore new technologies and tools to be agile. Flexible time off, workplace flexibility, an environment that

QA ENGINEER, MANUAL TESTING

Chicago
2 days ago
+28
The lead voice for quality in a highly collaborative cross-functional development team. Responsible for design and execution of manual testing. Maintain quality of the platform in a fast-paced deployment and release environment.

Senior QA Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
+10
This will the first dedicated QA testing position at Shiftgig, so you’ll have the opportunity to set standards and best practices within the company.  You should be excited to work on a small team in a startup environment, helping the engineers maintain and improve quality as they add features to an existing product and launch a new line of business.  

QA ENGINEER, MANUAL TESTING

Chicago
5 days ago
+28
The lead voice for quality in a highly collaborative cross-functional development team. Responsible for design and execution of manual testing. Maintain quality of the platform in a fast-paced deployment and release environment.

Staff QA Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our e-discovery platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects. Here you can own your career in a community of values-driven people who help our customers around the world solve complex data challenges

Quality Assurance Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
+28
We are looking for software engineers to build and maintain new features for the Pangea platform that improve usability, prevent fraud, and create APIs and services that work with our partners to launch new markets, payment methods, and capabilities. Our platform includes a set of native iOS, Android and Web apps and a set of API microservices built using multiple languages, all hosted on AWS.

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+18
As a Software Quality Assurance Engineer, you will become an expert in Strata Decision Technology's software, and acquire a deep understanding of the technology driving the systems.  In addition, you will collaborate with our development and consulting teams to ensure that the product is aligned with client needs and meets Strata Decision’s high quality of standards.  To be successful in this role you must be passionate about QA, technical and like working in an Agile environment. 

Recent QA Engineer salaries in Chicago

$94,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $94,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Quality Analyst II reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$8,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A test engineer reported a yearly salary of $65,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$50,000
Yearly Salary
A Process Engineering Co-op reported a yearly salary of $50,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A QA reported a yearly salary of $70,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A QA Engineer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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