The average salary for an Entry-Level Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer is AU$58,795 per year.

AU$48,676 - AU$85,570
AU$49K
AU$60K
AU$86K
MEDIAN: AU$59,931
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.64 - AU$34.71
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$24.52
50%
AU$0AU$85K
Salary AU$48,676 - AU$85,570
Bonus AU$2,500
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$45,446 - AU$82,788
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 7 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data AU$0AU$34
Hourly Rate AU$24.52
Overtime AU$10.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$82K
Bonus AU$2,500
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$45,446 - AU$82,788
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 7 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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$59,065

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
11%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Salaries


National Average
AU$59,000


Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 92%