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Experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) is $77,854 per year. A skill in C is associated with high pay for this job.
Experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary (?
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$54,713 - $103,552
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $77,854
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Experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary (?
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$20.17 - $52.77
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,713 - $103,552  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,132  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $10,000  
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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$54,713 - $109,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 481
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.17 - $52.77  
   
Overtime
$22.33 - $59.80  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,132  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $10,000  
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).
)
$54,713 - $109,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Skills That Affect Experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Test Automation
up arrow 10%
C
up arrow 10%
Java
up arrow 9%
C++
up arrow 9%
UNIX
up arrow 4%
Linux
up arrow 4%
Test Planning
up arrow 3%
C#
up arrow 2%
HTML
up arrow 1%
Oracle
0%
National Average
$79,000
SQL
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 9%