Software Test Analyst Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Software Test Analyst is $60,046 per year. A skill in Regression Testing is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Software Test Analyst Salary (?
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$36,755 - $81,536
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MEDIAN: $60,045
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Software Test Analyst Salary (?
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$17.88 - $39.26
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,755 - $81,536  
   
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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$38,463 - $82,292  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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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 - $8,909  
   
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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$38,463 - $82,292  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 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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Experience Affects Software Test Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Software Test Analyst Salaries

Regression Testing
up arrow 12%
Test Planning
up arrow 5%
National Average
$60,000

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Gender

Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%
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