A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) earns an average salary of $57,775 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$40,264 - $80,122
(Median)
$40K
$58K
$80K
MEDIAN: $57,774
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$14.36 - $41.65
(Median)
$14
$25
$42
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,264 - $80,122  
   
Bonus
$101.74 - $6,761  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,815  
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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$38,697 - $82,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 827
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.36 - $41.65  
   
Overtime
$16.15 - $47.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$101.74 - $6,761  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,815  
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).
)
$38,697 - $82,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 208
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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: $57,915

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

Late-Career
up arrow 43%



National Average
$58,000


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


SQL
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Test Planning
up arrow 2%

System Testing
up arrow 2%

Black Box Testing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$58,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Software Test
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 2%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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