Salary Directory Chicago QA Manual Test Engineers

QA Manual Test Engineer Salary in Chicago

QA Manual Test Engineer Job Description

QA Manual test engineers are IT professionals who help develop, create and adapt software and apps. Working closely with the programmers, the QA manual test engineers create test cases that will ensure correct behavior of software. The engineer will need to be able to fully comprehend the business requirements and specifications of the software or app and be able to communicate any inconsistences to the programming team. Defects and issues are usually logged and tracked through a quality center. Some QA manual test engineers are also expected to manually test the database as well as the software interface and may have to coordinate with a separate database development team.

Living and Working in Chicago

Chicago is known for its successful industries, telecommunications and infrastructure and has one of the most diversified economies in the country. Local tech companies include Braintree, One North Interactive, NowSecure and Raise. STATS, the world‰Ûªs leading sports data, content and technology company also calls Chicago home. Whether you decide to rent an apartment in downtown Chicago or buy a home out in the suburbs you will likely be able to use the CTA train system which has over 140 stations throughout the city to commute. Biking is also a fully embraced mode of transportation during the months with nicer weather. There are many bike paths throughout the city and even along the shore of Lake Michigan for more leisurely outings. Chicago also offers many points of entertainment like the Shedd Aquarium, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago Theatre and the Chicago Cultural Center.

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so we've calculated your salary information for the San Francisco Bay Area instead:
Based on real Hired interview data, QA Manual Test Engineers in Chicago earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, QA Manual Test Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$94,252
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $75,000 to a high of $110,000, with a median salary of $95,000.

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Compare QA Manual Test Engineer salaries by region

QA Manual Test Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $123,863
  3. Boston
  4. $113,946
  5. Austin
  6. $110,564
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $109,112
  9. Seattle
  10. $108,231
  11. Washington D.C.
  12. $102,051
  13. New York
  14. $98,893
  15. Denver
  16. $98,560
  17. Chicago
  18. $95,592
  19. San Diego
  20. $85,833
  21. Toronto
  22. C$83,263
  23. London
  24. £53,781
  25. France
  26. €46,108
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $123,863
  3. Boston
  4. $113,946
  5. Austin
  6. $110,564
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $109,112
  9. Seattle
  10. $108,231
  11. Washington D.C.
  12. $102,051
  13. New York
  14. $98,893
  15. Denver
  16. $98,560
  17. Chicago
  18. $95,592
  19. San Diego
  20. $85,833
  21. Toronto
  22. C$83,263
  23. London
  24. £53,781
  25. France
  26. €46,108
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Where QA Manual Test Engineers are highest in demand

    QA Manual Test Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: