Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary (Australia)

A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) earns an average salary of AU$70,174 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Selenium Automated Test Tool is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$50,940 - AU$96,250
AU$51K
AU$71K
AU$96K
MEDIAN: AU$70,762
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.00 - AU$47.50
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$25.03
50%
AU$0AU$99K
Salary AU$50,940 - AU$96,250
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$11,635
Profit Sharing AU$2,000
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$49,951 - AU$99,761
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 137
Hourly Data AU$0AU$47
Hourly Rate AU$25.03
Overtime AU$8.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$99K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$11,635
Profit Sharing AU$2,000
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$49,951 - AU$99,761
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

Some Test/Quality Assurance (QA) Engineers work with computer science-related applications. A lot of what they do involves making sure that software does what it's supposed to do. On a day-to-day basis, they create test plans and test cases to determine whether certain parts of the program function as written. When problems arise, they are responsible for finding and debugging rough spots in the code. QA Software Engineers also review user interfaces to ensure functionality and uniform design. They're present for every step of the software development process, interpreting and reporting testing results to their superiors and the rest of the software team.

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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Tasks

  • Automate test cases.
  • Verify fixes.
  • Validate and document completion of testing and development.
  • Find bugs, defects, and regressions.
  • Design, implement, execute and debug information technology test cases and scripts.

Common Career Paths for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)


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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$70,695

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Key Stats for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

▲13%

▲12%

National Average
AU$71,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries


▲2%

▼0%

National Average
AU$71,000

C++
▼1%

▼1%

C#
▼5%

SQL
▼5%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 64%