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

The average Software Test Quality Assurance Engineer in Seattle, Wash. earns approximately $74K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Seattle Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,909 - $99,952
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$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,852
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$14.84 - $58.72
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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$44,909 - $99,952  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
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$42,067 - $107,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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Hourly Rate
$14.84 - $58.72  
   
Overtime
$30.50  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
   
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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$42,067 - $107,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
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Key Stats for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

▲13%

National Average
$76,000

▼7%

▼15%

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

Java
▲32%

System Testing
▲31%


SQL
▲10%

Linux
▲1%

UNIX
▼0%

National Average
$76,000



C#
▼4%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼5%

Python
▼6%

C# Programming Language
▼10%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▼16%

HTML
▼25%

Microsoft Word
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 8%
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