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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary with Test Automation skills (United States)

The average pay for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with Test Automation skills is $68,864 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with Test Automation skills Salary (?
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$47,827 - $99,181
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $68,864
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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with Test Automation skills Salary (?
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$18.17 - $49.87
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,827 - $99,181  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,553  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $10,022  
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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$45,533 - $104,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 335
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.17 - $49.87  
   
Overtime
$22.35 - $49.91  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,553  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $10,022  
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).
)
$45,533 - $104,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Pay by Experience Level for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with Test Automation skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 32%
San Jose
up arrow 26%
San Diego
up arrow 26%
Sunnyvale
up arrow 25%
Washington
up arrow 17%
Dallas
up arrow 11%
Seattle
up arrow 10%
Los Angeles
up arrow 5%
National Average
$70,000
Boston
up arrow 4%
Salt Lake City
up arrow 11%
Chicago
up arrow 15%
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with Test Automation skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%
Experienced
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$70,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%