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Software Test Analyst Salary

Earnings for Software Test Analysts in the United States come in at around $59K annually on average. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Software Test Analysts who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 66 percent. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$38,165 - $83,327
(Median)
$38K
$59K
$83K
MEDIAN: $59,247
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$17.88 - $39.26
(Median)
$18
$29
$39
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,165 - $83,327  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,970  
Total Pay (?
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$39,276 - $82,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.88 - $39.26  
   
Overtime
$24.56 - $30.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,970  
   
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).
)
$39,276 - $82,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Software Test Analyst

A software test analyst is responsible for identifying issues with software and evaluating its overall quality throughout the development process. They must report issues with software to a supervisor or other designated individual. The software test analyst is usually responsible for identifying items to be evaluated by the test effort and defining the tests required to produce the necessary information to analyze the software; in each test cycle, the analyst needs to be able to evaluate the cycle's outcome and request any needed changes to the software.

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Software Test Analyst Tasks

  • Contribute to design of automated test framework and artifacts for ongoing and special situations.
  • Develop and execute test protocols, document results, and communicate with developers.
  • Create test specifications and programs for particular features or programs.
  • Utilize issue tracking system to record results, identify new needs, and triage quality assurance concerns.

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Software Test Analysts note just a narrow range of job skills. Regression Testing and Test Planning are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 13 percent and 6 percent, respectively. It is not unusual for someone who knows Regression Testing to be familiar with Test Planning as well.

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Experience Affects Software Test Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Software Test Analyst Salaries

Regression Testing
up arrow 13%

Test Planning
up arrow 6%

National Average
$60,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%