Quality Assurance Analyst, IT Salary (United States)

A Quality Assurance Analyst, IT earns an average salary of $60,216 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Software Development Lifecycle, Web Software Quality Assurance (QA), and VB. Net. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Quality Assurance Analyst, IT Total Pay (?
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$39,877 - $84,751
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MEDIAN: $60,215
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Quality Assurance Analyst, IT Total Pay (?
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$12.51 - $49.60
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,877 - $84,751  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,496  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $9,933  
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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$38,074 - $87,738  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 387
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.51 - $49.60  
   
Overtime
$18.89 - $58.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,496  
   
Profit Sharing
$979 - $9,933  
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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$38,074 - $87,738  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 387
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Job Description for Quality Assurance Analyst, IT
An information technology (IT) quality assurance analyst helps ensure products such as computer software, electronics, and other technology-related products are ready for release to the public. Similar to a quality assurance professional in other fields, the IT quality assurance analyst tests electronics and technology products, searching for any glitches or technical issues that prevent the product from working correctly. Ideally, the analyst identifies any problems prior to general release so that customers can use the product without difficulty or requiring assistance from the manufacturer. It is not always possible to test for every potential flaw, but IT quality assurance analysts help to keep the number of issues minimal.
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Quality Assurance Analyst, IT Tasks
  • Find bugs, defects, and regressions.
  • Design, implement, execute and debug information technology test cases and scripts.
  • Validate and document completion of testing and development.
  • Automate test cases.
  • Verify fixes.
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$61,000
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Analyst, IT Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Analyst, IT Salaries

Software Development Lifecycle
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VB.Net
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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SQL
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National Average
$61,000
Project Management
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Gender
Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 20%
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