Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

The average salary for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Boston, Massachusetts is $75,498 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are C++ Programming Language, System Testing, Python, Selenium Automated Test Tool, and Java. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$50,495 - $96,906
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MEDIAN: $75,498
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$13.09 - $79.46
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Salary
$50,495 - $96,906  
   
Bonus
$760 - $11,617  
Profit Sharing
$1,179  
Total Pay (?
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$48,672 - $103,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $79.46  
   
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$760 - $11,617  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,179  
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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$48,672 - $103,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
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Key Stats for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
051
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries



National Average
$77,000

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

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 30%

System Testing
up arrow 19%

Python
up arrow 17%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 12%

Java
up arrow 10%

Test Automation
up arrow 7%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Test Planning
up arrow 2%

National Average
$77,000

Software Test
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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