A Test Analyst earns an average salary of $59,427 per year.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. A skill in Web Software Quality Assurance (QA) is associated with high pay for this job.
Test Analyst Total Pay (?
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$37,280 - $80,759
(Median)
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81K
MEDIAN: $59,427
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Test Analyst Total Pay (?
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$14.05 - $39.87
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,280 - $80,759  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,573  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $2,035  
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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$36,446 - $82,632  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.05 - $39.87  
   
Overtime
$1.47 - $43.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,573  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $2,035  
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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$36,446 - $82,632  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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Job Description for Test Analyst
The test analyst works as part of a larger team with the goal of ensuring quality, product performance, and excellence in operations. This may include identifying inefficiencies or deterrents to workflow, as well as proposing solutions. The test analyst is responsible for testing, analyzing, and compiling data, as well as generating reports. Test analysts may be called upon to investigate failures in product, process, or machinery; it is also their duty to recommend modifications, based on testing, to design or process. They also may have to manage the projects to implement changes.
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Test Analyst Tasks
  • Incorporate test results and changes, and execute plans according to schedule.
  • Analyze workflows, specifications, and documentation to improve bug detection.
  • Create test scripts, cases and automation, evaluating their success, and training others in their use.
  • Assist in developing schedules, timelines, and reporting progress.
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Pay Difference By Location
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$59,000
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Experience Affects Test Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$59,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Test Analyst Salaries

Web Software Quality Assurance (QA)
up arrow 26%
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 7%
System Testing
up arrow 6%
Test Automation
up arrow 6%
Software Test
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Test Planning
0%
National Average
$59,000
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Gender
Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%
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