$69,496
Avg. Salary
$22.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Software Tester with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills is $22.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Software Tester with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills is $69,496 per year.

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Job Description for Software Tester

When a software or app developer is creating a program for professional or consumer use, a software tester plays a key role in the process. The tester typically works as part of a quality assurance or engineering quality control department. He or she receives software builds at various stages of completion and puts the program through a variety tests, documenting the software's response. One of the key components in testing is documenting the steps performed in software testing; documentation is especially important since it is often key to helping programmers and software engineers to discover coding problems. Another key aspect of the tester's work is finding repeatable crashes and bugs in a program.

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Software 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.

Software Tester Job Listings

Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
38%
20 years or more
13%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
38%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 25%