Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

The average salary for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Boston, Massachusetts is $71,571 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are C++ Programming Language, System Testing, Python, and Java. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,000 - $97,213  
   
Bonus
$755 - $11,310  
Profit Sharing
$1,179  
Total Pay (?
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$42,105 - $103,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$40.00  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$755 - $11,310  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,179  
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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$42,105 - $103,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries


National Average
$75,000


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

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 33%

System Testing
up arrow 23%

Python
up arrow 16%

Java
up arrow 16%

Test Automation
up arrow 9%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 9%

Test Planning
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Software Test
up arrow 2%

National Average
$75,000

HTML
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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