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

The average pay for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Diego, California is $69,380 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.
Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$39,403 - $93,658
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $69,379
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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$12.91 - $40.63
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,403 - $93,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
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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$36,934 - $94,557  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $40.63  
   
Overtime
$37.46 - $57.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
   
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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$36,934 - $94,557  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%
National Average
$66,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

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

Test Automation
up arrow 34%
SQL
up arrow 9%
National Average
$66,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 22 votes.
Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 23%
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