Software Test Analyst Salary

Software Test Analysts in the United States take home an average $61K per year. The majority of Software Test Analysts (64 percent) who took the survey are men. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a little less than one-half earn vision coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$45,302 - $83,564
$45K
$61K
$84K
MEDIAN: $60,696
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$19.13 - $40.00
$30
MEDIAN: $30.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$45,302 - $83,564  
   
Bonus
$500 - $6,033  
Total Pay (?
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$42,717 - $83,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$30.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$500 - $6,033  
   
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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$42,717 - $83,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Key Stats for Software Test Analyst

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Software Test Analyst Salaries

Mid-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$63,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Software Test Analyst Salaries

National Average
$63,000


Regression Testing
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 16%