Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst Salary

The average pay for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst is $57,992 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$41,004 - $81,602
$41K
$60K
$82K
MEDIAN: $59,588
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$15.28 - $45.62
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$27
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MEDIAN: $27.04
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$0$84K
Salary $41,004 - $81,602
Bonus $0.00 - $8,243
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$40,695 - $84,618
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 174
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $15.28 - $45.62
Overtime $32.00
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,243
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$40,695 - $84,618
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

Job Description for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst

Software quality assurance (SQA) analysts are in charge of ensuring that software packages contain no errors by analyzing development data. They implement test plans using diverse troubleshooting computer applications. In addition, they develop automation tests and maintenance tasks. They must pay strong attention to detail during the code cycle and program methods to reduce computer errors.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst


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Popular Skills for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst

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

Pay by Experience for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 140 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 32 salaries. A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,519

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst Salaries

▲27%

▲25%

▲11%

National Average
$61,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst Salaries



SQL
▼0%


Selenium Automated Test Tool
▼0%

Regression Testing
▼0%

National Average
$61,000



Software Test
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 10%