Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester Salary

A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester earns an average salary of $54,854 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Black Box Testing and SQL. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$36,488 - $80,537
$36K
$54K
$81K
MEDIAN: $53,902
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$11.71 - $34.92
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$0$80K
Salary $36,488 - $80,537
Bonus $0.00 - $5,128
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
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$28,048 - $75,939
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 68
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $11.71 - $34.92
Overtime $17.75 - $59.60
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,128
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$28,048 - $75,939
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

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Job Description for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester

A software quality assurance (SQA) tester is responsible for testing software to ensure there are no bugs. They also provide suggestions to streamline the user interface so customers will have an easier time using the software. SQA testers must be able to locate issues and provide detailed information on how to replicate issues so they can be resolved quickly. They must also be able to analyze test results and logs so any issues are reported to their supervisors. Along with being able to test the front end of programs, SQA testers are also responsible for testing the back end (code) of the software.

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Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester Tasks

  • Evaluate software applications for errors and stability.
  • Debug scripts and identify system flaws.
  • Perform both manual and automated testing strategies.
  • Develop testing strategies and analysis for software programs.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,641

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester Salaries

▲30%

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$51,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester Salaries

Black Box Testing
▲23%

SQL
▲12%

System Testing
▲2%

National Average
$51,000

Web Software Quality Assurance (QA)
▼1%





Test Automation
▼21%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 21%
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