A Quality Assurance (QA) Technician in San Jose, California earns an average wage of $16.86 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Quality Improvement / QA, Technical Analysis, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

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Overtime
$24.75  
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$26,950 - $70,779  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
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Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Technician

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Technician Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 26%

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 26%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 14%

Blueprints
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$40,000

Safety Compliance
up arrow 11%

Data Analysis
up arrow 15%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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