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

A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $91,234 per year. A skill in Selenium Automated Test Tool is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$66,204 - $128,531
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MEDIAN: $91,233
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$16.11 - $63.57
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$66,204 - $128,531  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $11,693  
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$61,176 - $131,277  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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$16.11 - $63.57  
   
Overtime
$63.60  
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Bonus
$-0.50 - $11,693  
   
Total Pay (?
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$61,176 - $131,277  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 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
39 %
Male
61 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$92,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

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

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 15%

Python
up arrow 9%

Java
up arrow 8%

Software Test
up arrow 5%

System Testing
up arrow 5%

Test Automation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$92,000

Test Planning
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 15%

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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