Quality Assurance Analyst Salary

A Quality Assurance Analyst earns an average salary of $53,403 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Black Box Testing, SQL, System Testing, and Test Planning. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$38,193 - $78,942
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MEDIAN: $53,826
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$13.34 - $32.39
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$0$78K
Salary $38,193 - $78,942
Bonus $0.00 - $6,106
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,932
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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$33,891 - $78,937
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,395
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $13.34 - $32.39
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $16.19 - $43.38
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,106
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,932
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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$33,891 - $78,937
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 565

Job Description for Quality Assurance Analyst

Quality assurance analysts are typically tasked with testing products to ensure that they meet the standards that a company is looking for. This means that the product is reliable, functional, and user-friendly. Quality assurance analysts can work at software companies, manufacturing plants, and any other service facilities or corporations where checking the quality of a product is important. Many quality assurance analysts work at software companies, checking the software to make sure that it is of the highest quality.

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Quality Assurance Analyst Tasks

  • Design, prioritize, and implement test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.
  • Participate in process reviews to inform development of products and resolution of defects.
  • Analyze, interpret, and communicate qualitative and quantitative findings from tests.
  • Monitor bug resolution efforts and track results and known defects.

Common Career Paths for Quality Assurance Analyst


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Quality Assurance Analyst Job Listings

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Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 1,422 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 595 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 340 salaries. A Quality Assurance Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 75 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,151

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Quality Assurance Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Quality Assurance Analyst?

Quality Assurance Analyst in Duluth:
"Fun Atmosphere."
Pros: I like the people I work with and friendship developed. Also, my boss is not pressuring or strict. My job is very flexible in allowing me to Work from home when necessary.I like being able to wear business casual clothes in the workplace. Jeans, nice shirts and any shoe is permitted.
Cons: What I don't like about my job is the lack of support from other departments. Also knowing that my pay is significantly lower than my peers that I work with and I don't feel valued or respected in my department by Corporate and Department Managers.

Quality Assurance Analyst in Springfield:
"CSG - Eh."
Pros: The leniency with things at the office. It's nice not to be bothered constantly.
Cons: Everything else. The job and work environment are horrible and beat you down until you physically get ill.

Quality Assurance Analyst in West Des Moines:
"Expierence at my Position."
Pros: Pay, benefits, vacation, advancement.
Cons: Daily changes and sometimes you feel like just employee number.

Quality Assurance Analyst in Miami:
"Prepare Test Cases, Talk with Developers, Create new Tasks."
Pros: Check out the requirements and get the right answers for solving big problems.
Cons: Sometimes the answers or requirements are wrong.

Quality Assurance Analyst in Orlando:
"Dream come true."
Pros: I like being able to work with games that I know are going to impact millions of people.
Cons: The company I'm with is famous for under paying their QA department.

Quality Assurance Analyst in Three Rivers:
"Automotive Manufacturing, corporate culture, constant chaos."
Pros: Working 2nd shift, no boss hanging over my shoulder. Ability to come in late or leave early when an emergency arises without fear of negative repercussions. Being the "IT" person for my shift.
Cons: Having to be in the office every day, not having the freedom to do some of the work via home. Not enough available overtime-overtime rate. Last minute hour changes. Pay.

Quality Assurance Analyst in Medford:
"Great management and work culture."
Pros: I love solving mysteries, and that's what I do as a QA analyst. I get to try to figure out whether something is correct, and if not, why. My manager and co-workers are great.
Cons: Honestly there's not much to dislike.

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance Analyst

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 344 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Quality Assurance Analyst Salaries

▲26%

▲24%

▲17%

National Average
$51,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Analyst Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 344 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 14%