Entry-Level Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Salary

An Entry-Level Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer earns an average salary of $61,208 per year.

$46,417 - $78,604
$46K
$61K
$79K
MEDIAN: $61,208
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$15.32 - $38.75
$15
$23
$39
MEDIAN: $22.56
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$46,417 - $78,604  
   
Bonus
$296.84 - $7,889  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $6,238  
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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$44,337 - $81,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,359
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $38.75  
   
Overtime
$22.77 - $46.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$296.84 - $7,889  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $6,238  
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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$44,337 - $81,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 158

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Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer in New York:
"No job structure."
Plan an exit strategy while using your test work to gain skills in the field you are working in.

Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer in Butler:
"Is Quality cost effective??"
Ask yourself how important quality is to your company management. If your company leaders are committed to producing high quality, they will budget for improvements.

Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 164 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Salaries

Six Sigma Green Belt
▲8%

Java
▲6%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲5%

Project Management
▲4%

SQL
▲4%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲4%


Linux
▲1%

SolidWorks
▼0%

National Average
$62,000


Data Analysis
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Internal Audit
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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