Entry-Level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Diego, California Salary

An Entry-Level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $71,208 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Selenium Automated Test Tool and Java.

$43,513 - $95,255
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$24.83 - $53.35
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$43,513 - $95,255  
   
Bonus
$4,913  
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$45,456 - $101,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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$24.83 - $53.35  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$4,913  
   
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$45,456 - $101,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 15%

Java
up arrow 12%

Python
up arrow 7%

Test Automation
up arrow 5%

National Average
$76,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

Test Planning
up arrow 8%

System Testing
up arrow 8%

Software Test
up arrow 10%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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