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 $81,536 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Test Planning and C. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$57,454 - $109,186
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $81,536
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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$15.48 - $60.00
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,454 - $109,186  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,440  
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $8,139  
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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$52,333 - $118,095  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.48 - $60.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,440  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $8,139  
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).
)
$52,333 - $118,095  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in San Jose, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$83,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

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

Test Planning
up arrow 24%
C
up arrow 17%
UNIX
up arrow 6%
National Average
$83,000
Test Automation
up arrow 2%
Python
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 5%
Linux
up arrow 6%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 3%
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