A Quality Assurance Analyst in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $50,351 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Web Software Quality Assurance (QA), Software Test, SQL, and Test Automation. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

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MEDIAN: $50,351
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$15.02 - $35.48
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,202 - $73,974  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,984  
Profit Sharing
$3,456  
Total Pay (?
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$39,843 - $76,913  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.02 - $35.48  
   
Overtime
$23.28  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,984  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,456  
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).
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$39,843 - $76,913  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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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Key Stats for Quality Assurance Analyst

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Analyst Salaries

Web Software Quality Assurance (QA)
up arrow 32%

Software Test
up arrow 22%

SQL
up arrow 22%

Test Automation
up arrow 13%

Training
up arrow 10%

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 7%

Black Box Testing
up arrow 7%

Test Planning
up arrow 1%

Regression Testing
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%

System Testing
0%

National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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