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

Earnings for Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills come in at around $71K annually on average. Overall cash earnings of Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills stretch from $46K near the bottom to $102K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$46,869 - $96,297
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MEDIAN: $70,713
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$17.30 - $49.42
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,869 - $96,297  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,892  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $9,787  
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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$45,757 - $101,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 319
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.30 - $49.42  
   
Overtime
$14.90 - $58.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,892  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $9,787  
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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$45,757 - $101,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $64K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $75K. Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers with UNIX skills bring in $81K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $101K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 14%