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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary in San Francisco

The average salary for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Francisco, California is $72,527 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Test Automation, Python, Selenium Automated Test Tool, Software Test, and Java. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$48,577 - $102,797
(Median)
$49K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,526
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$13.09 - $46.78
(Median)
$13
$22
$47
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,577 - $102,797  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,635  
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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$38,940 - $102,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $46.78  
   
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 - $9,635  
   
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).
)
$38,940 - $102,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Francisco, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$71,000


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

Test Automation
up arrow 31%

Python
up arrow 27%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 22%

Java
up arrow 20%

Software Test
up arrow 20%

SQL
up arrow 13%

National Average
$71,000

Test Planning
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 21%