Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Seattle Salary

Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers in Seattle, Wash. take home an average $71K per year. Male Seattle Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers in Seattle like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a majority get vision benefits. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$45,743 - $90,439
(Median)
$46K
$71K
$90K
MEDIAN: $71,458
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90%

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$14.68 - $50.34
(Median)
$15
$24
$50
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,743 - $90,439  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,802  
Profit Sharing
$4,750  
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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$42,304 - $97,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 97
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $50.34  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $60.40  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,802  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,750  
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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$42,304 - $97,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries



National Average
$70,000


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

Linux
up arrow 10%

UNIX
up arrow 9%

C#
up arrow 4%

Test Automation
up arrow 3%

Python
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 2%

National Average
$70,000

Test Planning
up arrow 1%

Software Test
up arrow 1%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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