Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $71,097 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are C# Programming Language, . NET, Software Test, System Testing, and Test Automation.

$40,705 - $99,304
(Median)
$41K
$71K
$99K
MEDIAN: $71,096
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$14.68 - $56.62
(Median)
$15
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$57
MEDIAN: $25.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$40,705 - $99,304  
   
Bonus
$20.27 - $9,666  
Total Pay (?
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$39,563 - $99,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $56.62  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$20.27 - $9,666  
   
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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$39,563 - $99,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

C# Programming Language
up arrow 26%

.NET
up arrow 25%

Software Test
up arrow 24%

System Testing
up arrow 22%

Test Automation
up arrow 14%

Test Planning
up arrow 9%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 9%

Java
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 3%

National Average
$70,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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