Average Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst Salary

$59,650
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,990
Bonus
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst is $59,650.
10%
$42k
MEDIAN
$60k
90%
$81k
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$42k - $81k
Bonus
$253 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$786 - $8k
Total Pay
$42k - $83k

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Job Description for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst Tasks
  • Write, implement, and document test cases to identify bugs and rewrite requirements.
  • Conduct exploratory testing to evaluate robustness and functionality of products.
  • Design, develop, and implement automated testing systems, and evaluate output.
  • Communicate feature interaction problems and identify coding problems across the system.

Job Satisfaction for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst

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Popular Skills for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst

Skills in Software Test, Test Planning, Web Software Quality Assurance (QA) and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Test Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst

An entry-level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,468 based on 20 salaries. An early career Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,044 based on 202 salaries. A mid-career Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,537 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,138 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,983.
Employees with Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 36.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tampa, Florida (9.6% more) and Cleveland, Ohio (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (11.8% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.7% less) and New York, New York (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 380 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
53.2%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
14.2%
Late Career
4.7%