Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $59,734 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Process Improvement, Microsoft Office, and Writing Procedures & Documentation.

$39,867 - $82,876
$40K
$59K
$83K
MEDIAN: $59,468
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$16.52 - $26.60
$17
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.63
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$82K
Salary $39,867 - $82,876
Bonus $375.00 - $8,050
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$35,855 - $80,234
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $16.52 - $26.60
Overtime $31.73
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $375.00 - $8,050
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$35,855 - $80,234
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 18 salaries. A Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Late-Career
▲32%

▲4%

National Average
$54,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist Salaries

Process Improvement
▲20%

Microsoft Office
▲18%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲14%

Internal Audit
▲11%

Data Analysis
▲7%

Microsoft Word
▲6%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
▲4%

Auditing
▲2%

National Average
$54,000


Training
▼1%


Quality Improvement / QA
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼9%

Procedures
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None:
ADVERTISEMENT