Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) Salary

A Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) earns an average salary of $90,870 per year. A skill in Python is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$68,183 - $125,029
$68K
$91K
$130K
MEDIAN: $91,353
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50%
90%

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$26.96 - $63.44
$27
$49
$63
MEDIAN: $48.64
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$0$131K
Salary $68,183 - $125,029
Bonus $1,993 - $14,876
Profit Sharing $1,008 - $20,273
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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$68,070 - $131,320
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,415
Hourly Data $0$80
Hourly Rate $26.96 - $63.44
Hourly Tips $0.25
Overtime $30.06 - $80.93
Annual Data $0$131K
Bonus $1,993 - $14,876
Profit Sharing $1,008 - $20,273
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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$68,070 - $131,320
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 145

Job Description for Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software)

A quality assurance engineer creates tests to find problems with software before a product is launched. They analyze any bugs found and document them. They also coach their team on managing testing tools, reporting results, and brainstorming process improvements. A normal work day for a quality assurance engineer includes developing new tests, running the tests, and documenting the results. If any defects are noted, the quality assurance engineers must collaborate with the software developers to find a fix and patch the program. Once the defect is patched, they run the test again to make sure there are no new bugs and that the defect has been corrected. This job requires a lot of mental work that most likely will occur indoors; they usually work a standard eight to 10 hour day during regular business hours.

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Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) Tasks

  • Automate test cases.
  • Verify fixes.
  • Validate and document completion of testing and development.
  • Find bugs, defects, and regressions.
  • Design, implement, execute and debug information technology test cases and scripts.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software)

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 250 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 768 salaries. An experienced Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 747 salaries. A Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 141 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $93,646

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Key Stats for Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 187 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) Salaries

▲7%

▲6%

National Average
$94,000

▼4%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) Salaries

▲16%

▲8%

C++
▲6%


▲3%




National Average
$94,000

SQL
▼1%





C#
▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 187 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 12%