Software Quality Tester Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Software Quality Tester is $53,226 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Software Quality Tester Total Pay (?
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$31,352 - $77,028
(Median)
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68K
77K
MEDIAN: $53,226
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Software Quality Tester Total Pay (?
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$11.84 - $50.58
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$31,352 - $77,028  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
Profit Sharing
$325.00 - $3,500  
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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$29,815 - $87,558  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $50.58  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
   
Profit Sharing
$325.00 - $3,500  
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).
)
$29,815 - $87,558  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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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 41%
Mid-Career
up arrow 24%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%
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