Testing / Quality Assurance (QA), Computer Software or Hardware Salary

The average pay for a Testing / Quality Assurance (QA), Computer Software or Hardware is $52,183 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in SQL is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,479 - $92,408
$35K
$52K
$92K
MEDIAN: $52,183
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$13.21 - $50.40
$13
$24
$50
MEDIAN: $24.47
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$0$97K
Salary $35,479 - $92,408
Bonus $0.00 - $5,152
Profit Sharing $500
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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$31,421 - $97,327
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $13.21 - $50.40
Overtime $20.27 - $46.91
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,152
Profit Sharing $500
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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$31,421 - $97,327
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Testing / Quality Assurance (QA), Computer Software or Hardware

People who work in testing/quality assurance (QA) for computer software or hardware generally work in product development in the information technology field. These testers spend much of their time putting software programs through a variety of often-repetitive tasks to seek out flaws, errors, and bugs in coding. As hardware testers, these workers attempt to run programs at full loads, essentially trying to load the hardware with so many calculations that it causes the microprocessors or circuitry to fail. It is the goal of the QA tester to anticipate and attempt to do to a piece of software or hardware everything conceivable that an end user might do and ensure the product will function properly.

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Testing / Quality Assurance (QA), Computer Software or Hardware 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 Testing / Quality Assurance (QA), Computer Software or Hardware


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Key Stats for Testing / Quality Assurance (QA), Computer Software or Hardware

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Testing / Quality Assurance (QA), Computer Software or Hardware Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Testing / Quality Assurance (QA), Computer Software or Hardware Salaries

SQL
▲15%

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Word
▼7%

HTML
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 13%