Software Quality Tester Salary

The average salary for a Software Quality Tester is $53,420 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.

$38,555 - $84,169
$39K
$54K
$84K
MEDIAN: $54,495
10%
50%
90%

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$13.19 - $25.12
$19
MEDIAN: $18.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,555 - $84,169  
   
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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$30,163 - $80,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$18.67  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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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$30,163 - $80,326  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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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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Key Stats for Software Quality Tester

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
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Experience Affects Software Quality Tester Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 18%
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