Entry-Level Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) is $81,647 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Python, Linux, Java, Selenium Automated Test Tool, and Test Automation.

$55,839 - $112,693
$56K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,647
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$15.51 - $48.09
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$38
$48
MEDIAN: $38.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,839 - $112,693  
   
Bonus
$1,012 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$11,750  
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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$57,156 - $113,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.51 - $48.09  
   
Overtime
$46.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,012 - $11,836  
   
Profit Sharing
$11,750  
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).
)
$57,156 - $113,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) in San Diego:
"You need to ask or demand for yourself."
People will just let you keep working if you are dissatisfied with your job. You need to keep poking and prodding to get what you want, and move along if they don't want to give it to you.

Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) in Louisville:
"Get basic tester certification early."
Go through the ASTQB to find a good course to take in order to get your certification as early as possible.

Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) in Washington:
1. Learn Technology - like programming and automated test tools. 2. Learn Methodology - like waterfall and agile. 3. Learn about the company/business/industry you work for/in.

Key Stats for Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
50%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) Salaries

Python
▲32%

Linux
▲24%

Java
▲17%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲15%

Test Automation
▲12%

Test Engineering
▲1%

System Testing
▲1%

HTML
▼0%

C++
▼0%

National Average
$82,000

Software Test
▼3%

Test Planning
▼5%

SQL
▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼7%

Oracle
▼8%

ASP.NET
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 10%