Average Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Salary

$91,365
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,079
Bonus
$3,034
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The average salary for a Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer is $91,365.
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$67k
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$91k
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$122k
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MEDIAN $91,365
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Salary
$67k - $122k
Bonus
$999 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$101 - $17k
Total Pay
$67k - $129k

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

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer are from the companies Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, Lockheed Martin Corp and Medtronic, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Oracle Corp. where the average pay is $100,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Abbott Laboratories and General Electric Co (GE), earning around $93,500 and $92,500, respectively. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp pays the lowest at around $82,678. Medtronic, Inc. and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $86,897 and $87,671, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

An entry-level Senior 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 $70,000 based on 27 salaries. An early career Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,065 based on 354 salaries. A mid-career Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,539 based on 881 salaries. An experienced Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,390 based on 694 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,699.
Employees with Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 32.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (26.9% more) and New York, New York (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (4.4% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (4.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,095 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Early Career
16.9%
Mid Career
42.1%
Experienced
33.1%
Late Career
6.6%