Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) is $78,852 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in SQL is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) Total Pay (?
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$56,742 - $98,728
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MEDIAN: $78,851
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Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) Total Pay (?
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$27.07 - $58.55
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MEDIAN: $47.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,742 - $98,728  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,675  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $4,250  
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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$59,280 - $105,984  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 245
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.07 - $58.55  
   
Overtime
$1.33 - $53.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,675  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $4,250  
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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$59,280 - $105,984  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 245
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Job Description for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software)
Senior quality assurance (QA) analysts for computer software are in charge of analyzing software programs to ensure high quality and eliminate programming issues. They are responsible for overseeing the correct functioning of software code and ensuring company requirements are met before product shipping. Senior QA analysts troubleshoot code using complex industry programs to detect low-quality and resource-intensive code. They work closely with different teams in their organization, plan and complete performance tests using automated means, lead testing procedures, and create detailed reports. They also help train support staff, participate in mentoring tasks, document product defects, and participate in requirement reviews as needed. They also design test approaches. Senior QA analysts work directly with software developers and project management to form cohesive goals, but they also need to be able to work by themselves with minimal supervision. They report their progress to the software quality supervisor in their department.
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Experience Affects Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) Salaries

National Average
$82,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) Salaries

SQL
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Web Software Quality Assurance (QA)
up arrow 7%
Test Automation
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Regression Testing
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Software Test
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System Testing
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National Average
$82,000
Test Planning
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Black Box Testing
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Project Management
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Gender
Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 14%
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