Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) Associate is $18.43
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Associates?
An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.14 based on 116 salaries. An early career Quality Assurance (QA) Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.40 …Read more
What Do Quality Assurance (QA) Associates Do?
The quality assurance (QA) associate ensures that a new product in development (usually software) meets standards for operating and usage. Frequently, this individual attempts to "break" the product under development, and report their experiences, successes, and failures to the team to use in future iterations or versions.
Quality assurance associates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; every aspect of their work must be documented in ways that are useful to the …Read more
- Work with organization members to audit, identify quality problems, and improve operational processes.
- Write, maintain, and disseminate quality manuals and other documentation.
- Investigate and diagnose quality complaints, track down components, and recommend corrective actions.
- Verify logs, databases, and other data to track and flag quality concerns and improvements.