Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer is $67,952 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are C programming Language and Java.

$44,292 - $91,990
$44K
$69K
$92K
MEDIAN: $68,725
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$17.25 - $41.62
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MEDIAN: $29.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$44,292 - $91,990  
   
Bonus
$395.94 - $8,581  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,832  
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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$43,021 - $93,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.25 - $41.62  
   
Overtime
$26.50 - $50.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$395.94 - $8,581  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,832  
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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$43,021 - $93,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer Salaries

C programming Language
▲19%

Java
▲14%

Test Automation
▲5%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲5%

Python
▲5%

C
▲3%

C# Programming Language
▲1%

National Average
$69,000

C++
▼2%

C#
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Software Test
▼3%

Oracle
▼3%

SQL
▼8%

Test Planning
▼11%

Microsoft Access
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 16%
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