Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Software Quality Engineer is $83,622
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Quality Engineers?
An entry-level Software Quality Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,565 based on 9 salaries. An early career Software Quality Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,715 based on 70 …Read more
What Do Software Quality Engineers Do?
Software quality engineers are responsible for ensuring the functionality and usability of software products, and their work mainly includes software testing. These professionals work closely with software products by testing all of the software's functionality to verify the product works as intended. They may also be responsible for developing and documenting testing procedures. Generally, much of the software quality engineer's work is accomplished with desktop computers, but they may also …Read more
- Develop, run, and evaluate test plans and scripts to evaluate software performance.
- Troubleshoot problems and evaluate potential solutions, guiding the development teams.
- Write requirements and specifications for tests, including anticipated problems.
- Document findings, analyses, and summary recommendations.