Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Salary

A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) earns an average salary of $57,196 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Oracle is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,958 - $80,197
(Median)
$40K
$57K
$80K
MEDIAN: $57,196
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$14.50 - $42.21
(Median)
$15
$27
$42
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,958 - $80,197  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,744  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $9,076  
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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$38,794 - $83,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,016
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $42.21  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $52.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,744  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $9,076  
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).
)
$38,794 - $83,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 242
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Job Description for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)

Test/quality assurance (QA) analysts of computer software perform many tasks related to software development and release to ensure that the user experience is consistent, appropriate, and that the company’s software is easy to understand and use. They are ultimately responsible for the success of the testing process. They may plan and develop testing strategy, as well execute tests. They may also log issues, work to resolve problems, or report them to the appropriate group for resolution.

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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Tasks

  • Find bugs, defects, and regressions.
  • Design, implement, execute and debug information technology test cases and scripts.
  • Validate and document completion of testing and development.
  • Automate test cases.
  • Verify fixes.

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Pay by Experience Level for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,025

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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%



National Average
$58,000


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

up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 5%

Black Box Testing
up arrow 4%

Test Planning
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 1%

System Testing
0%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

National Average
$58,000

Software Test
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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