Entry-Level Quality Assurance Analyst Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Quality Assurance Analyst is $49,035 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are SQL and Black Box Testing.

$36,049 - $66,719
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$67K
MEDIAN: $49,035
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$12.21 - $32.72
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,049 - $66,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,170  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,061  
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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$31,652 - $68,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,413
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.21 - $32.72  
   
Overtime
$16.86 - $39.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,170  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,061  
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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$31,652 - $68,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 606
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,284

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Quality Assurance Analyst Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Quality Assurance Analyst in Columbia:
"Boredom = Good."
It has been my experience that when things are quiet, customers and co-workers are happy. Working in the quality department entails long stretches of boredom broken up by short periods of putting out fires.

Quality Assurance Analyst in St. Petersburg:
"Stay focused."
The biggest thing with quality is staying focused and finding the problems. It doesn't matter if you're the "bad guy" for pointing out mistakes, your job is to make sure everyone is doing their job properly, whether you're friendly with said person or not.

Quality Assurance Analyst in Kansas City:
"Learn as you go."
Listen to the advice of seasoned coworkers. Listen to the developers around you. Its OK to make mistakes if you learn from them. Learn the big picture along with the testing details.

Quality Assurance Analyst in Pensacola:
Apply critical thinking and creative thinking skills to your work. Learn and apply holistic systems thinking. Always remember there is another question to ask.

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Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Analyst Salaries

SQL
up arrow 16%


Software Test
up arrow 10%

Web Software Quality Assurance (QA)
up arrow 9%


Test Planning
up arrow 8%

System Testing
up arrow 6%

National Average
$47,000

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%

Training
up arrow 4%




Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Call Center
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 303 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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