Entry-Level Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Test Automation Engineers pull down an average of $65K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Test Automation Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $42K and $95K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $12K, respectively. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Test Automation Engineers is high. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Test Automation Engineers who responded to the questionnaire — 82 percent to be exact. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,283 - $90,527
$44K
$65K
$91K
MEDIAN: $64,549
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90%

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$14.68 - $47.85
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$28
$48
MEDIAN: $28.37
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$0$94K
Salary $44,283 - $90,527
Bonus $0.00 - $10,150
Profit Sharing $304.10 - $11,836
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,045 - $94,759
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 214
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $14.68 - $47.85
Overtime $0.14 - $59.18
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,150
Profit Sharing $304.10 - $11,836
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,045 - $94,759
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,739

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San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Test Automation Engineers, 46 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Test Automation Engineers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+24 percent) and Boston (+10 percent). Entry-Level Test Automation Engineers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Entry-Level Test Automation Engineers in Minneapolis bring in salaries that are 20 percent lower than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Portland and Raleigh (13 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Salaries

Python
▲11%

Software Test
▲4%

SQL
▲2%

Java
▲1%

Automated Testing
▲1%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▼0%

Test Automation
▼0%

National Average
$66,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼3%

C# Programming Language
▼3%

Automation Scripting
▼3%

Jenkins
▼4%

Regression Testing
▼8%

C#
▼9%

Ruby
▼9%

JavaScript
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 16%
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