Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with UNIX Skills Salary

Median pay for Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills lies in the neighborhood of $78K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. For the most part, Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 71 percent of those who took the survey, male Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,128 - $99,110
(Median)
$47K
$78K
$99K
MEDIAN: $77,895
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$19.39 - $58.72
(Median)
$19
$34
$59
MEDIAN: $34.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,128 - $99,110  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $10,161  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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).
)
$45,880 - $104,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $58.72  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $10,161  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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).
)
$45,880 - $104,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $66K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $82K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $82K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $100K.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 13%
ADVERTISEMENT