The average salary for a Quality Assurance (QA) Associate in Australia is AU$64,149.
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Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) Associate
The quality assurance (QA) associate ensures that a new product in development (usually software) meets standards for operating and usage. Frequently, this individual attempts to "break" the product under development, and report their experiences, successes, and failures to the team to use in future iterations or versions. Quality assurance associates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; every aspect of their work must be documented in ways that are useful to the deve…Read more
Quality Assurance (QA) Associate Tasks
- Work with organization members to audit, identify quality problems, and improve operational processes.
- Write, maintain, and disseminate quality manuals and other documentation.
- Investigate and diagnose quality complaints, track down components, and recommend corrective actions.
- Verify logs, databases, and other data to track and flag quality concerns and improvements.
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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) Associate
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
Quality Improvement / QA
Writing Procedures & Documentation
Skills in Quality Improvement / QA and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Management, Writing Procedures & Documentation and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Associate
An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$55,160 based on 8 salaries. An early career Quality Assurance (QA) Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$62,630 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance (QA) Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$71,099 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$77,926 based on 14 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Quality Assurance (QA) Associate in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 3.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (0.3% less).
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