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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. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Software Test Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Software Test Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$39,082 - $83,015
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$83K
MEDIAN: $58,937
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50%
90%

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$19.39 - $34.21
(Median)
$19
$29
$34
MEDIAN: $28.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,082 - $83,015  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,909  
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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$40,162 - $82,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $34.21  
   
Overtime
$24.56 - $30.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,909  
   
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).
)
$40,162 - $82,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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 usually report a few specific skills. Test Planning and Regression Testing are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 6 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Regression Testing and Test Planning are also commonly seen together.

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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 8%

Skills That Affect Software Test Analyst Salaries

Test Planning
up arrow 6%

Regression Testing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$60,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 9%
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