Average Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with Test Planning Skills Salary

$61,907
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,048
Bonus
$800
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The average salary for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with Test Planning skills is $61,907.
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$41k
MEDIAN
$62k
90%
$82k
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Salary
$41k - $82k
Bonus
$203 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $800
Total Pay
$40k - $84k

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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 SQL and System Testing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Test Automation, Web Software Quality Assurance (QA) 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 $44,898 based on 8 salaries. An early career Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,449 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,996 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,961 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,866.
Employees with Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 7.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (31.3% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (13.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 172 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.7%
Early Career
51.7%
Mid Career
20.9%
Experienced
16.9%
Late Career
5.8%