A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) earns an average salary of $58,114 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Test Automation is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,312 - $81,292
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$58K
$81K
MEDIAN: $58,113
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$14.40 - $42.24
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$42
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,312 - $81,292  
   
Bonus
$193.61 - $6,867  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,500  
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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$38,714 - $83,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 866
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.40 - $42.24  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $50.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$193.61 - $6,867  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,500  
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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$38,714 - $83,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 229

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Job Description for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)

Test/quality assurance (QA) analysts of computer software perform many tasks related to software development and release to ensure that the user experience is consistent, appropriate, and that the company’s software is easy to understand and use. They are ultimately responsible for the success of the testing process. They may plan and develop testing strategy, as well execute tests. They may also log issues, work to resolve problems, or report them to the appropriate group for resolution.

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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Tasks

  • Find bugs, defects, and regressions.
  • Design, implement, execute and debug information technology test cases and scripts.
  • Validate and document completion of testing and development.
  • Automate test cases.
  • Verify fixes.

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Pay by Experience Level for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,254

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Key Stats for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%



National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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