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 $77,338 per year. A skill in Test Automation is associated with high pay for this job.
Experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Total Pay (?
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$54,139 - $102,481
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MEDIAN: $77,338
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Experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Total Pay (?
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$20.43 - $54.03
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,139 - $102,481  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $9,967  
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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$54,249 - $108,821  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 601
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.43 - $54.03  
   
Overtime
$22.23 - $58.43  
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 - $10,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $9,967  
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).
)
$54,249 - $108,821  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 601
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Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
up arrow 15%
Raleigh
up arrow 8%
San Diego
up arrow 7%
National Average
$79,000
Seattle
up arrow 2%
Austin
up arrow 4%
Phoenix
up arrow 7%
Dallas
up arrow 9%
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Skills That Affect Experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Test Automation
up arrow 11%
C
up arrow 10%
C++
up arrow 6%
Java
up arrow 5%
Test Planning
up arrow 4%
Linux
up arrow 4%
UNIX
up arrow 3%
C#
up arrow 2%
HTML
up arrow 1%
Oracle
up arrow 1%
National Average
$79,000
SQL
up arrow 1%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 10%

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Gender

Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 9%
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