Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Francisco Salary

A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $79,999 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Python and Linux. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

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$15.21 - $52.36
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Salary
$50,711 - $121,195  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,545  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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$49,278 - $128,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $52.36  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,545  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$49,278 - $128,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Experienced
▲50%

Mid-Career
▲27%

National Average
$79,000

▼8%

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

Python
▲27%

Linux
▲18%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲10%

SQL
▲7%

Test Automation
▲4%

National Average
$79,000

Java
▼2%

System Testing
▼11%

▼12%

Software Test
▼15%

Microsoft Word
▼18%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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