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Late-Career Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Late-Career Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) is $84,562 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Test Automation, Linux, UNIX, C++, and Test Planning.
Late-Career Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary (?
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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$60,691 - $112,097
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $84,562
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Late-Career Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary (?
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$19.63 - $71.50
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,691 - $112,097  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,223  
Profit Sharing
$2,035 - $9,721  
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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$59,147 - $119,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.63 - $71.50  
   
Overtime
$22.11 - $61.04  
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 - $10,223  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,035 - $9,721  
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).
)
$59,147 - $119,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Test Automation
up arrow 23%
Linux
up arrow 17%
UNIX
up arrow 16%
Test Planning
up arrow 14%
C++
up arrow 14%
SQL
0%
National Average
$87,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 13%