Entry-Level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary

An Entry-Level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) earns an average salary of $60,718 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Python and Selenium Automated Test Tool.

$40,600 - $90,390
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$62K
$90K
MEDIAN: $62,408
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$14.48 - $40.49
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$0$92K
Salary $40,600 - $90,390
Bonus $96.96 - $9,768
Profit Sharing $85.15 - $7,034
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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$37,316 - $92,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,553
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $14.48 - $40.49
Hourly Tips $0.56
Overtime $20.04 - $59.61
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $96.96 - $9,768
Profit Sharing $85.15 - $7,034
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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$37,316 - $92,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 344

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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Fairfax:
"Get Educated."
School, school and more school. Get your Masters first then start your career. Get the PhD later, But be sure to get it.

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Bakersfield:
"Software Testing."
Bottom rung of software / IT and in most places is done more to be a robot for testing software that has about zero unit testing.

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Las Vegas:
"Extended Intensive Learning."
I wish I knew that I should reach out to other departments to learn different aspects of the job, and the company. I would have benefited from understanding that our departments are not against one another, so that I would not feel as if I'm breaking the rules in reaching out to development and design or other departments. The break in communication has had a negative affect on my ability to raise up higher as quickly as I could have.

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Las Vegas:
"Extended Intensive Learning."
In this position I learned that you can become comfortable quickly. Within a year I had slowed down the rate at which I learned new things. I wish I had known that there was so much more to learn and that I would need to actively branch out to other departments and ask questions, rather than treat the other departments like enemies due to stressful deadlines.

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Jacksonville:
"Do what you love."
Get the sqa engineer certification.

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

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 277 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

▲16%



▲6%

Linux
▲5%

C++
▲4%


National Average
$62,000

Software Test
▼2%

SQL
▼2%


C# Programming Language
▼3%

C#
▼4%


HTML
▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 277 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 16%
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