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 $73,226 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are C# Programming Language, SQL, Java, and Selenium Automated Test Tool. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$45,958 - $97,559
(Median)
$46K
$73K
$98K
MEDIAN: $73,226
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$24.78 - $52.97
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$45,958 - $97,559  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $49,316  
Total Pay (?
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$52,294 - $106,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$24.78 - $52.97  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $49,316  
   
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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$52,294 - $106,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$77,000


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

C# Programming Language
up arrow 20%

SQL
up arrow 19%

Java
up arrow 10%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 10%

Test Automation
up arrow 8%

Python
up arrow 5%

Test Planning
up arrow 4%

National Average
$77,000

Software Test
up arrow 5%

System Testing
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 11%

Linux
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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