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Average Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Salary

$70,864
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,142
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer is $70,864.
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$50k
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$71k
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$99k
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What Do Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineers Do?

Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Tasks
  • Develop and maintain automated test scripts.
  • Create library of custom functions.
  • Review regression test cases.
  • Integrate test automation industry standards and best practices.
  • Execute automated test suite.

Job Satisfaction for Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

3.9 out of 5
(115)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer are from the companies Fusion Alliance, Tata Consultancy Services Limited and Workday, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Workday, Inc. where the average pay is $117,589. Fusion Alliance pays the lowest at around $47,324.

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

Skills in Test Automation, Selenium Automated Test Tool and Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Automation Scripting.

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

An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,157 based on 38 salaries. An early career Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,379 based on 442 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,103 based on 182 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,971 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.
Employees with Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer in their job title in Sunnyvale, California earn an average of 32.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.6% more) and Irvine, California (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (7.4% less), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (4.8% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 725 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.2%
Early Career
61.0%
Mid Career
25.1%
Experienced
7.9%
Late Career
0.8%