Average Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary

$70,180
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$3,884
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$2,440
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The average salary for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) is $70,180.
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The top respondents for the job title Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) are from the companies Apple Computer, Inc, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and Abbott Laboratories. Reported salaries are highest at Apple Computer, Inc where the average pay is $126,374. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Northrop Grumman Corporation, earning around $106,250 and $89,548, respectively. Abbott Laboratories pays the lowest at around $75,000. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and The Ultimate Software group, Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $79,577 and $84,755, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)s?

Skills in Test Automation and System Testing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Regression Testing, Test Planning and Software Test.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)s?

An entry-level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,627 based on 337 salaries. An early career Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,294 based on 2,389 salaries. A mid-career Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,317 based on 1,091 salaries. An experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,082 based on 653 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,455.
Employees with Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 42.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (35.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (14.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

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Entry Level
7.2%
Early Career
51.2%
Mid Career
23.4%
Experienced
14.0%
Late Career
4.1%