The average pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer in San Jose, California is $86,934 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$54,816 - $134,895
(Median)
$55K
$87K
$130K
MEDIAN: $86,933
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,816 - $134,895  
   
Bonus
$8,139  
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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$55,369 - $130,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$28.54  
   
Overtime
$37.80  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$8,139  
   
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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$55,369 - $130,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Salaries

National Average
$86,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Salaries

National Average
$86,000

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 3%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 8%

Java
up arrow 14%

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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