Quality Assurance Analyst Salary (United States)

A Quality Assurance Analyst earns an average salary of $52,330 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Black Box Testing, Software Test, SQL, System Testing, and Regression Testing. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Quality Assurance Analyst Total Pay (?
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$36,566 - $75,458
(Median)
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52K
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MEDIAN: $52,330
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Quality Assurance Analyst Total Pay (?
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$12.42 - $35.48
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,566 - $75,458  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,200  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $5,903  
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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$32,008 - $76,742  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,470
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.42 - $35.48  
   
Overtime
$17.30 - $39.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,200  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $5,903  
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).
)
$32,008 - $76,742  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,470
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Job Description for Quality Assurance Analyst

Quality assurance analysts are typically tasked with testing products to ensure that they meet the standards that a company is looking for. This means that the product is reliable, functional, and user-friendly. Quality assurance analysts can work at software companies, manufacturing plants, and any other service facilities or corporations where checking the quality of a product is important. Many quality assurance analysts work at software companies, checking the software to make sure that it is of the highest quality.
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Quality Assurance Analyst Tasks
  • Analyze, interpret, and communicate qualitative and quantitative findings from tests.
  • Monitor bug resolution efforts and track results and known defects.
  • Design, prioritize, and implement test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.
  • Participate in process reviews to inform development of products and resolution of defects.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Seattle
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Analyst Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Analyst Salaries

SQL
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Quality Improvement / QA
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Microsoft Word
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$50,000
Data Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Training
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Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%
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