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

The average salary for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Francisco, California is $71,087 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Test Automation, Python, Java, and Selenium Automated Test Tool. 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 Salary (?
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$47,194 - $103,668
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $71,087
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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Francisco, California Salary (?
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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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Salary
$47,194 - $103,668  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
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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$39,090 - $103,543  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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 - $8,243  
   
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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$39,090 - $103,543  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Francisco, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%
National Average
$70,000

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

Test Automation
up arrow 32%
Python
up arrow 24%
Java
up arrow 23%
Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 20%
SQL
up arrow 8%
Software Test
up arrow 4%
National Average
$70,000
Test Planning
up arrow 7%

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 18%
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