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Entry-Level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary

An Entry-Level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) earns an average salary of $59,654 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Python and C.

$39,191 - $82,042
(Median)
$39K
$60K
$82K
MEDIAN: $59,653
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$14.20 - $39.88
(Median)
$14
$24
$40
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary 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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,191 - $82,042  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,987  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $7,068  
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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$36,992 - $84,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,515
National Hourly Rate 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$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.20 - $39.88  
   
Overtime
$12.60 - $51.97  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,987  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $7,068  
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).
)
$36,992 - $84,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 342

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

up arrow 16%

C
up arrow 11%

UNIX
up arrow 10%

Linux
up arrow 9%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 8%

C++
up arrow 7%

Java
up arrow 6%


Software Test
up arrow 4%

Test Planning
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

C#
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

HTML
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 322 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 16%
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