A Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer earns an average salary of AU$73,160 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$50,428 - AU$120,991
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AU$74K
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MEDIAN: AU$73,666
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AU$15.10 - AU$89.40
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MEDIAN: AU$30.63
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AU$0AU$121K
Salary AU$50,428 - AU$120,991
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,000
Profit Sharing AU$0.00
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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AU$49,558 - AU$121,335
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 94
Hourly Data AU$0AU$89
Hourly Rate AU$15.10 - AU$89.40
Hourly Tips AU$2.27
Overtime AU$50.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$121K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,000
Profit Sharing AU$0.00
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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AU$49,558 - AU$121,335
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

A quality assurance engineer creates tests to find any problems with software before the product is launched. They identify and analyze any bugs found during testing and document them. They also must to pay very close attention to detail and coach their team on managing testing tools, reporting results, and motivating process improvement. A normal work day for a quality assurance engineer includes developing new tests to run, running the tests, and documenting the results; if any defects are noted the quality assurance engineers will need to collaborate with the software developers to find a fix and patch the program. Once the defect has been patched, they will need to run the test again to make sure there are no new bugs and to make sure the defect found has been corrected.

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Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Tasks

  • Participate in customer and regulatory agency audits.
  • Prepare monthly QA status reports.
  • Train internal personnel in QA program requirements.

Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$73,797

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Salaries

▲16%

▲6%

National Average
AU$74,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Salaries

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 88%