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

The average pay for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Diego, California is $70,249 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Test Automation is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$43,472 - $94,830
(Median)
$43K
$70K
$95K
MEDIAN: $70,249
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$19.87 - $50.34
(Median)
$20
$37
$50
MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$43,472 - $94,830  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
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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$44,234 - $99,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $50.34  
   
Overtime
$37.46 - $57.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
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).
)
$44,234 - $99,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$74,000


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

Test Automation
up arrow 14%

SQL
up arrow 5%

Software Test
0%

National Average
$74,000

Test Planning
up arrow 5%

Java
up arrow 9%

Python
up arrow 9%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 19%
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