Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Salary

A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) earns an average salary of $58,753 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$40,561 - $82,333
$41K
$59K
$82K
MEDIAN: $58,675
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50%
90%

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$14.80 - $43.08
$15
$25
$43
MEDIAN: $25.44
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$0$85K
Salary $40,561 - $82,333
Bonus $153 - $6,587
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,022
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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$39,142 - $85,019
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,631
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $14.80 - $43.08
Overtime $19.56 - $48.20
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $153 - $6,587
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,022
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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$39,142 - $85,019
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 454

Job Description for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)

Test/quality assurance (QA) analysts of computer software perform many tasks related to software development and release to ensure that the user experience is consistent, appropriate, and that the company’s software is easy to understand and use. They are ultimately responsible for the success of the testing process. They may plan and develop testing strategy, as well execute tests. They may also log issues, work to resolve problems, or report them to the appropriate group for resolution.

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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (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.

Common Career Paths for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)


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Popular Skills for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)

Pay by Experience Level for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)

Pay by Experience for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) has a positive trend. An entry-level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 737 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (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 $70,000 based on 336 salaries. An experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 162 salaries. A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (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 $75,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,876

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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)?

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) in Columbus:
"It's a living."
Pros: It pays the bills.
Cons: It is tedious. Paid less than others.

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Key Stats for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 265 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Salaries

▲27%

▲24%

▲18%

National Average
$59,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Salaries



SQL
▲4%


▲3%





Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼0%

Software Test
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
$59,000


Visual Basic (VB)
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 265 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%