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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 London, SF Bay Area, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $128,148
  3. Phoenix
  4. $126,666
  5. Seattle
  6. $122,977
  7. New York
  8. $117,811
  9. Dallas/Ft Worth
  10. $116,132
  11. Atlanta
  12. $115,714
  13. Los Angeles
  14. $112,000
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $111,181
  17. Philadelphia
  18. $103,333
  19. Boston
  20. $99,100
  21. Austin
  22. $97,354
  23. Columbus
  24. $94,666
  25. Chicago
  26. $91,214
  27. Denver
  28. $89,230
  29. Toronto
  30. C$72,222
  31. London
  32. £70,736
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $128,148
  3. Phoenix
  4. $126,666
  5. Seattle
  6. $122,977
  7. New York
  8. $117,811
  9. Dallas/Ft Worth
  10. $116,132
  11. Atlanta
  12. $115,714
  13. Los Angeles
  14. $112,000
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $111,181
  17. Philadelphia
  18. $103,333
  19. Boston
  20. $99,100
  21. Austin
  22. $97,354
  23. Columbus
  24. $94,666
  25. Chicago
  26. $91,214
  27. Denver
  28. $89,230
  29. Toronto
  30. C$72,222
  31. London
  32. £70,736
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Where QA Manual Test Engineers are highest in demand

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