Software Test Analyst Salary

Software Test Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $61K annually. Men make up the majority of Software Test Analysts (64 percent) survey respondents. Most report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and roughly one-half collect vision insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$45,958 - $84,900
$46K
$61K
$85K
MEDIAN: $61,402
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$18.75 - $40.00
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$0$84K
Salary $45,958 - $84,900
Bonus $970 - $6,023
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$42,944 - $84,812
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $30.00
Overtime $28.50
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $970 - $6,023
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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$42,944 - $84,812
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Software Test Analyst Salaries

Mid-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$64,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Software Test Analyst Salaries

National Average
$64,000


Regression Testing
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 15%
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