Software Quality Assurance Tester III Salary in Chicago, Illinois

How much does a Software Quality Assurance Tester III make in Chicago, IL? The average Software Quality Assurance Tester III salary in Chicago, IL is $52,293 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $43,799 and $62,524. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

Software Quality Assurance Tester III tests the most complex features of new software releases using pre-defined test plans and scripts to identify defects. Follows uniform testing procedures. Being a Software Quality Assurance Tester III documents results and uses designated systems and tools to track outcomes. Performs follow-up rounds of testing as needed. Additionally, Software Quality Assurance Tester III may require an associate degree. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Software Quality Assurance Tester III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Software Quality Assurance Tester III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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