Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester is $51,122 per year. A skill in SQL is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,564 - $69,969
$36K
$51K
$70K
MEDIAN: $51,122
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$11.07 - $31.79
$11
$17
$32
MEDIAN: $16.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,564 - $69,969  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,045  
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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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$26,961 - $70,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $31.79  
   
Overtime
$18.06 - $52.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,045  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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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$26,961 - $70,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester Salaries

SQL
▲11%

National Average
$47,000

Software Test
▼5%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼7%

Test Planning
▼10%

Regression Testing
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 21%