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 $65,553 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are C# Programming Language, . NET, System Testing, Software Test, and Test Automation. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$41,919 - $100,396
$42K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,236
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Salary $41,919 - $100,396
Bonus $-0.50 - $8,877
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$40,844 - $100,504
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

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%

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

Pay by Experience for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) has a positive trend. An entry-level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 7 salaries. A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲33%

▲11%

National Average
$72,000

▼22%

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

C# Programming Language
▲20%

.NET
▲18%

System Testing
▲11%

Software Test
▲9%

Test Automation
▲8%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲5%

SQL
▼0%

National Average
$72,000

▼4%

Test Planning
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 12%