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

$68,730
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$3,928
Bonus
$2,987
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The average salary for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with Software Test skills is $68,730.
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$47k
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Job Description for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

Popular Employer Salaries for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

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 Booz, Allen, and Hamilton. Reported salaries are highest at Apple Computer, Inc where the average pay is $134,929. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., earning around $110,000 and $91,905, respectively. Selecthealth pays the lowest at around $66,040. Raytheon Co. and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $76,302 and $80,809, respectively.

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

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

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

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 $57,611 based on 158 salaries. An early career Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,795 based on 1,116 salaries. A mid-career Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,936 based on 515 salaries. An experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,263 based on 307 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,908.
Employees with Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 49.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (30.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (15.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,184 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.2%
Early Career
51.1%
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
14.1%
Late Career
4.0%