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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking) Salary

An average Software Test Quality Assurance Engineer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $79K per year. The vast majority of Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers (85 percent) who took the survey are men. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$50,335 - $116,300
(Median)
$50K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,725
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90%

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$14.74 - $57.81
(Median)
$15
$31
$58
MEDIAN: $31.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,335 - $116,300  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,191  
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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$48,204 - $122,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.74 - $57.81  
   
Overtime
$23.00 - $47.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,191  
   
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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$48,204 - $122,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking)

Test/quality assurance (QA) engineers for computer networking are responsible for a wide variety of tasks related to quality assurance for their organization. They must ensure that products produced by their company are high quality using automated and manual testing. They need to find and address issues from the networking side of products and make sure that problems are reported as they arise to other relevant staff. Additionally the test/QA engineer for computer networking administers stress and load tests for the networking part of a product. This job is generally full time and is performed in an office setting, which means that long periods of sitting are required. These individuals must work well with other testing and QA personnel, as well as any other individuals involved in the testing process.

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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking) 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) Engineer, (Computer Networking)

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $71K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $90K. On average, Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers make $100K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $93K.

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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Networking) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$81,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 14%
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