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 $72,154 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Python, Test Automation, Java, and SQL. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$48,461 - $102,088
(Median)
$48K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,154
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$14.54 - $50.19
(Median)
$15
$28
$50
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,461 - $102,088  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
Total Pay (?
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$45,774 - $102,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $50.19  
   
Overtime
$8.25 - $46.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
   
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).
)
$45,774 - $102,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Francisco, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$72,000


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

Python
up arrow 28%

Test Automation
up arrow 24%

Java
up arrow 18%

SQL
up arrow 13%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 9%

Software Test
up arrow 2%

National Average
$72,000

Test Planning
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 14%
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