Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking) Salary

An average Software Test Quality Assurance Engineer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $76K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,250 - $116,524
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$76K
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MEDIAN: $76,291
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$31,776 - $132,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking)

Test/quality assurance (QA) engineers for computer networking are responsible for a wide variety of tasks related to quality assurance for their organization. They must ensure that products produced by their company are high quality using automated and manual testing. They need to find and address issues from the networking side of products and make sure that problems are reported as they arise to other relevant staff. Additionally the test/QA engineer for computer networking administers stress and load tests for the networking part of a product. This job is generally full time and is performed in an office setting, which means that long periods of sitting are required. These individuals must work well with other testing and QA personnel, as well as any other individuals involved in the testing process.

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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking) Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking)

Pay by Experience for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking) has a positive trend. An entry-level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 17 salaries. A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking)

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
53%
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking) Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Late-Career
▲16%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None:
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