Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Diego, California Salary

The average pay for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Diego, California is $73,407 per year. A skill in Test Automation is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$44,738 - $95,176
(Median)
$45K
$73K
$95K
MEDIAN: $73,406
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$24.17 - $51.28
(Median)
$24
$38
$51
MEDIAN: $37.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,738 - $95,176  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
Total Pay (?
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$45,878 - $102,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.17 - $51.28  
   
Overtime
$37.92  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
   
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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$45,878 - $102,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Test Automation
up arrow 15%

SQL
up arrow 4%

National Average
$76,000

Software Test
up arrow 1%

Test Planning
up arrow 5%

Python
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Java
up arrow 8%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 10%

Linux
up arrow 11%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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