Software Quality Tester Salary

The average salary for a Software Quality Tester is $49,984 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$30,779 - $77,249
(Median)
$31K
$50K
$77K
MEDIAN: $49,984
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$10.36 - $45.30
(Median)
$10
$21
$45
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$30,779 - $77,249  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$850  
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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$29,358 - $86,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $45.30  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$850  
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).
)
$29,358 - $86,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Job Description for Software Quality Tester

Software quality testers are an integral employee in the development of a variety of applications. They work to not only ensure that a product works as intended by the development and design team, but also assist in putting new iterations, patches, and changes to the software through a variety of tests to ensure maximum quality as well.

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Software Quality Tester Tasks

  • Collaborate with developers and marketers to understand requirements and necessary level of product testing.
  • Execute, evaluate, and report upon tests to inform development and deployment.
  • Create and maintain database of manual and automated test plans to assess software's match with requirements.
  • Maintain testing database, including defect tracking, test outcomes, regressing testing, and security.

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Experience Affects Software Quality Tester Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 52%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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