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

A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $91,626 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Linux and Selenium Automated Test Tool. This job's pay does not change very much with experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$62,441 - $130,991
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$16.11 - $63.57
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$62,441 - $130,991  
   
Bonus
$494.93 - $11,693  
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$59,892 - $133,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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$16.11 - $63.57  
   
Overtime
$63.60  
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$494.93 - $11,693  
   
Total Pay (?
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$59,892 - $133,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
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Key Stats for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$93,000

▼2%

▼5%

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

Linux
▲20%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲14%

Python
▲7%

Java
▲7%

System Testing
▲6%

Software Test
▲4%


National Average
$93,000

SQL
▼3%

Test Planning
▼5%

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 8%
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