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

The average Entry-Level Software Test Quality Assurance Analyst can expect to rake in roughly $54K per year. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Software Test Quality Assurance Analysts — which occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $3K from profit sharing — stretch from around $36K to approximately $76K. There are more male Entry-Level Software Test Quality Assurance Analysts than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 64 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Software Test Quality Assurance Analysts is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,716 - $72,620
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$54K
$73K
MEDIAN: $53,705
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$14.12 - $36.81
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$0$75K
Salary $38,716 - $72,620
Bonus $257.60 - $5,922
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,272
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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$36,586 - $75,626
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 662
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $14.12 - $36.81
Overtime $16.51 - $45.62
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $257.60 - $5,922
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,272
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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$36,586 - $75,626
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 223

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,899

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

For Entry-Level Software Test Quality Assurance Analysts, busy Chicago offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Software Test Quality Assurance Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent), Dallas (+15 percent), Boston (+15 percent), and San Francisco (+9 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Cincinnati, 14 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Columbus (13 percent less) and Los Angeles (12 percent less).

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

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Salaries

Test Automation
▲19%

HTML
▲10%

SQL
▲6%

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
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 20%
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