A Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $77,419 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Internal Audit, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Quality Improvement / QA.

$42,955 - $99,477
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MEDIAN: $77,419
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$42,955 - $99,477  
   
Bonus
$3,900  
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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$39,052 - $98,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.80  
   
Overtime
$31.90  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,900  
   
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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$39,052 - $98,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist Salaries

Internal Audit
up arrow 36%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 21%

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 16%

National Average
$62,000

Auditing
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
medical benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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