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

A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) earns an average salary of $56,296 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 UNIX, Oracle, and System Testing.
$38,121 - $79,030
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MEDIAN: $56,295
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,121 - $79,030  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,940  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $7,864  
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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$35,843 - $82,481  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 979
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.53 - $41.14  
   
Overtime
$14.98 - $45.93  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,940  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $7,864  
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).
)
$35,843 - $82,481  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 255
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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.

Common Career Paths for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)


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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.

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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 11%

UNIX
up arrow 11%



.NET
up arrow 7%



SQL
up arrow 3%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 1%

Visual Basic (VB)
0%

National Average
$57,000

HTML
up arrow 2%


C#
up arrow 7%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 237 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 19%