Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary in San Francisco, California (United States)

The average salary for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Francisco, California is $71,508 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Test Automation, Python, Selenium Automated Test Tool, Java, and Linux. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$46,587 - $103,097
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MEDIAN: $71,508
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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$13.40 - $49.55
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,587 - $103,097  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,193  
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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$39,450 - $103,059  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.40 - $49.55  
   
Overtime
$18.50 - $46.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,193  
   
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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$39,450 - $103,059  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Francisco, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$71,000

Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Francisco, California Salaries

Test Automation
up arrow 30%
Python
up arrow 22%
Java
up arrow 18%
Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 18%
Linux
up arrow 15%
SQL
up arrow 9%
National Average
$71,000
Test Planning
up arrow 8%
HTML
up arrow 15%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 17%
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