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

A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) earns an average salary of $56,418 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Oracle and UNIX.

$39,230 - $79,269
(Median)
$39K
$56K
$79K
MEDIAN: $56,418
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$14.44 - $41.19
(Median)
$14
$26
$41
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,230 - $79,269  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,863  
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $8,931  
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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$37,156 - $82,747  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 967
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.44 - $41.19  
   
Overtime
$15.42 - $45.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,863  
   
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $8,931  
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).
)
$37,156 - $82,747  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 238

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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)

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

Late-Career
up arrow 27%



National Average
$57,000


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

up arrow 12%

UNIX
up arrow 12%




.NET
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Software Test
up arrow 2%

Visual Basic (VB)
0%

National Average
$57,000

HTML
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 211 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 18%