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Average Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$75,152
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AU$4,096
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The average salary for a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer in Australia is AU$75,152.
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A$53k
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A$75k
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A$103k
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What Do Quality Assurance (QA) Engineers Do?

Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Tasks
  • Participate in customer and regulatory agency audits.
  • Prepare monthly QA status reports.
  • Train internal personnel in QA program requirements.

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What Are Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineers?

Skills in Internal Audit, Test Automation and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Improvement / QA and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineers?

An early career Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$64,740 based on 64 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$79,948 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$90,387 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$86,897.
Employees with Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 46.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (6.5% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 148 survey responses.
Early Career
43.2%
Mid Career
30.4%
Experienced
22.3%
Late Career
4.1%

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