The average pay for a Quality Assurance Analyst in Chicago, Illinois is $51,029 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Web Software Quality Assurance (QA), Software Test, SQL, Test Automation, and Quality Improvement / QA. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$39,405 - $76,026
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MEDIAN: $51,028
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$15.14 - $48.94
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,405 - $76,026  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,821  
Profit Sharing
$3,456  
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$39,422 - $78,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Hourly Rate
$15.14 - $48.94  
   
Overtime
$23.28  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $6,821  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,456  
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$39,422 - $78,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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%

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Analyst Salaries

Web Software Quality Assurance (QA)
up arrow 41%

Software Test
up arrow 21%

SQL
up arrow 21%

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 12%

Test Automation
up arrow 12%

Training
up arrow 9%

Test Planning
up arrow 7%

Black Box Testing
up arrow 6%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%

Regression Testing
0%

System Testing
0%

National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Data Analysis
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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