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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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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. $135,997
  3. Austin
  4. $124,812
  5. Minneapolis/St Paul
  6. $120,000
  7. Boston
  8. $117,714
  9. Seattle
  10. $116,141
  11. Los Angeles
  12. $115,987
  13. Denver
  14. $114,999
  15. San Diego
  16. $113,768
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $113,745
  19. New York
  20. $112,397
  21. Atlanta
  22. $110,000
  23. Chicago
  24. $108,688
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $100,000
  27. Toronto
  28. C$91,112
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $87,750
  31. London
  32. £59,483
  33. Dublin
  34. €57,236
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $135,997
  3. Austin
  4. $124,812
  5. Minneapolis/St Paul
  6. $120,000
  7. Boston
  8. $117,714
  9. Seattle
  10. $116,141
  11. Los Angeles
  12. $115,987
  13. Denver
  14. $114,999
  15. San Diego
  16. $113,768
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $113,745
  19. New York
  20. $112,397
  21. Atlanta
  22. $110,000
  23. Chicago
  24. $108,688
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $100,000
  27. Toronto
  28. C$91,112
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $87,750
  31. London
  32. £59,483
  33. Dublin
  34. €57,236
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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: