Entry-Level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Software Test Quality Assurance Analysts come in at around $54K annually on average. With some bonuses approaching $6K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $3K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Software Test Quality Assurance Analysts spread between $36K and $76K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Male Entry-Level Software Test Quality Assurance Analysts who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (64 percent) are men. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,578 - $72,424
$39K
$54K
$72K
MEDIAN: $53,680
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$13.83 - $36.93
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MEDIAN: $22.92
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$0$75K
Salary $38,578 - $72,424
Bonus $196.33 - $6,071
Profit Sharing $197.27 - $3,294
Total Pay (?
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$36,257 - $75,503
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 613
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $13.83 - $36.93
Overtime $16.23 - $45.93
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $196.33 - $6,071
Profit Sharing $197.27 - $3,294
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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$36,257 - $75,503
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 198

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,069

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Software Test Quality Assurance Analysts in Chicago enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Software Test Quality Assurance Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+22 percent), Dallas (+15 percent), Boston (+15 percent), and San Francisco (+9 percent). Trailing the national average by 14 percent, Cincinnati is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Columbus and Los Angeles earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (13 percent less and 12 percent less, respectively).

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

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Salaries

Test Automation
▲19%

HTML
▲10%

SQL
▲5%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲5%

System Testing
▲3%



National Average
$53,000


Microsoft SQL Server
▼1%


Regression Testing
▼2%

Visual Basic (VB)
▼2%


Microsoft Word
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 19%
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