AU$85,252
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The average pay for a Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer with Test Automation skills is AU$82,431 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$71,982 - AU$124,678
AU$72K
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MEDIAN: AU$85,252
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MEDIAN: AU$77.03
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AU$0AU$157K
Salary AU$71,982 - AU$124,678
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,274
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$72,964 - AU$157,194
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data AU$0AU$110
Hourly Rate AU$49.49 - AU$111
Overtime AU$100
Annual Data AU$0AU$157K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,274
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$72,964 - AU$157,194
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

Senior quality assurance and test automation engineers design applications that will convert manual test preparation into automated test preparation. They design, create, test and implement these solutions in order to automate as much of the manual test preparation as possible by using codes and scripts. Test automation engineers are usually part of a team: They work with the test lead to identify any challenges that could cause problems during the test automation process. They work with test designers to understand exactly what the requirements of the test are. They also work with the developers who have created the application being tested. All must work together in order to ensure that the testing process goes smoothly. In order to get the most out of the automation process, a test automation engineer must know when to implement automated solutions and in what order.

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Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Tasks

  • Develop and execute test cases to diagnose issues and bugs, creating test data when required..
  • Participate in defining and communicating best practices.
  • Improve and automate test strategies and software configurations.
  • Define test strategies and test manuals for tracking and fixing software issues.

Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$95,912

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Salaries

▲41%

National Average
AU$96,000

▼15%

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 86%