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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary in San Jose, California (United States)

A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $84,032 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Jose, California Salary (?
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$51,837 - $111,192
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $84,032
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National Salary Data

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$51,837 - $111,192  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,825  
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $8,000  
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).
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$51,713 - $117,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Jose, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$86,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Jose, California Salaries

Test Planning
up arrow 9%
Test Automation
up arrow 3%
National Average
$86,000
Python
up arrow 5%
Linux
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 4%