Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer with Java Skills Salary

For Test Automation Engineers with Java skills, yearly average wages total $96K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Test Automation Engineers with Java skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. For the most part, Test Automation Engineers with Java skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$69,794 - $126,808
$70K
$96K
$130K
MEDIAN: $96,399
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$31.65 - $60.36
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$54
$60
MEDIAN: $54.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,794 - $126,808  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,585  
Profit Sharing
$11,625  
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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$70,208 - $128,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$31.65 - $60.36  
   
Overtime
$20.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,585  
   
Profit Sharing
$11,625  
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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$70,208 - $128,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 66 salaries. A Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $99,740

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Jose offers some of the highest pay in the country for Test Automation Engineers with Java skills, 19 percent above the national average. Test Automation Engineers with Java skills will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+16 percent) and New York (+8 percent). San Diego is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent.

Key Stats for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Salaries

▲3%

Mid-Career
▲2%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$100,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 15%