Average Early-Career Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst Salary

$55,503
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,500
Bonus
$983
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst is $55,503.
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$41k
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$56k
90%
$72k
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Salary
$41k - $72k
Bonus
$509 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$41k - $73k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst

Skills in 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 and Software Test.

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. A mid-career Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,537 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,452 based on 51 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 Cleveland, Ohio earn an average of 12.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Kansas City, Missouri (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chandler, Arizona (21.2% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.8% less) and New York, New York (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 174 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.5%
Mid Career
47.7%
Experienced
29.3%
Late Career
11.5%