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

The average pay for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Diego, California is $74,204 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are C# Programming Language, Java, Selenium Automated Test Tool, Test Automation, and SQL. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$44,850 - $97,371
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$24.24 - $52.73
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$44,850 - $97,371  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $6,707  
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$46,439 - $104,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Hourly Rate
$24.24 - $52.73  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
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Bonus
$-0.50 - $6,707  
   
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$46,439 - $104,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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
35 %
Male
65 %
060
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$77,000


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

C# Programming Language
up arrow 20%

Java
up arrow 14%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 13%

Test Automation
up arrow 12%

SQL
up arrow 12%

Test Planning
up arrow 10%

Python
up arrow 6%

National Average
$77,000

Software Test
up arrow 3%

System Testing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 11%

Linux
up arrow 12%

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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