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

Pay for Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $77K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. Most Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers survey respondents are men (78 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,097 - $116,147
$48K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,246
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$46,790 - $126,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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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)

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


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $80K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $79K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $101K. Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $93K.

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking) Salaries

Experienced
▲29%

Late-Career
▲18%

Entry-Level
▲2%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$79,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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