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

Median pay for Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills lies in the neighborhood of $73K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills who answered the questionnnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,195 - $100,260
(Median)
$48K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,795
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$19.35 - $50.55
(Median)
$19
$32
$51
MEDIAN: $31.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,195 - $100,260  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,903  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $9,200  
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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$46,281 - $105,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 221
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.35 - $50.55  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $59.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,903  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $9,200  
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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$46,281 - $105,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Pay by Experience Level for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with UNIX skills

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


Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $66K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $77K on average. Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills bring in $82K after working for 10 to 20 years. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $101K on average.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 16%
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