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How much does a Senior Software QA Engineer make?

Updated Dec 4, 2021

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$122,097 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,414 salaries

$94K

Low

$122K

Average

$159K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Senior Software QA Engineer is $122,097 per year in the United States. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software QA Engineer in the United States is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 1414 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software QA Engineer employees in the United States.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior QA Engineer$113,278 /yr
L4
Lead QA Engineer$104,019 /yr
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Related Job Titles

QA Lead

$88,050

per year

QA Manager

$108,747

per year

Senior QA Engineer

$113,278

per year

Senior Software Engineer

$131,206

per year

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A10 Networks
3.5

A10 Networks

Senior Software QA Engineer

$114,770

 /yr
Range: $110K - $135K
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$110K

$135K

$109,782 - $135,331 Range

ServiceNow
4.4

ServiceNow

Senior Software QA Engineer

$136,797

 /yr
Range: $99K - $146K

$99K

$146K

$99,121 - $145,932 Range

NVIDIA
4.6

NVIDIA

Senior Software QA Engineer

$164,415

 /yr
Range: $105K - $164K

$105K

$164K

$105,420 - $164,415 Range

eBay
4.1

eBay

Senior Software QA Engineer

$135,973

 /yr
Range: $118K - $163K

$118K

$163K

$117,587 - $162,818 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Senior Software QA Engineer

$141,354

 /yr
Range: $112K - $167K

$112K

$167K

$111,905 - $167,116 Range

Yahoo
4

Yahoo

Senior Software QA Engineer

$144,068

 /yr
Range: $112K - $195K

$112K

$195K

$111,905 - $195,125 Range

PayPal
4.1

PayPal

Senior Software QA Engineer

$133,993

 /yr
Range: $117K - $151K

$117K

$151K

$117,416 - $151,177 Range

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Intuit
4.5

Intuit

Senior Software QA Engineer

$128,371

 /yr
Range: $116K - $151K

$116K

$151K

$115,890 - $151,195 Range

EMC
3.7

EMC

Senior Software QA Engineer

$111,794

 /yr
Range: $90K - $139K

$90K

$139K

$89,659 - $139,318 Range

Apple
4.3

Apple

Senior Software QA Engineer

$149,718

 /yr
Range: $108K - $197K

$108K

$197K

$107,916 - $196,969 Range

Dolby
4.2

Dolby

Senior Software QA Engineer

$133,808

 /yr
Range: $134K - $134K

$134K

$134K

$133,808 - $133,808 Range

Dell Technologies
4.2

Dell Technologies

Senior Software QA Engineer

$115,403

 /yr
Range: $96K - $144K

$96K

$144K

$95,613 - $144,076 Range

Alcatel-Lucent
3.7

Alcatel-Lucent

Senior Software QA Engineer

$150,129

 /yr
Range: $121K - $165K

$121K

$165K

$121,288 - $164,847 Range

Palo Alto Networks
4

Palo Alto Networks

Senior Software QA Engineer

$166,832

 /yr
Range: $153K - $183K

$153K

$183K

$152,840 - $182,977 Range

AOL
4

AOL

Senior Software QA Engineer

$128,396

 /yr
Range: $81K - $162K

$81K

$162K

$80,782 - $161,588 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Senior Software QA Engineer

$108,346

 /yr
Range: $91K - $121K

$91K

$121K

$91,298 - $121,173 Range

FireEye
3.9

FireEye

Senior Software QA Engineer

$142,695

 /yr
Range: $121K - $155K

$121K

$155K

$120,853 - $154,581 Range

Tesla
3.7

Tesla

Senior Software QA Engineer

$132,658

 /yr
Range: $122K - $150K

$122K

$150K

$122,034 - $150,192 Range

Qualcomm
4.2

Qualcomm

Senior Software QA Engineer

$131,265

 /yr
Range: $115K - $155K

$115K

$155K

$115,403 - $154,932 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Senior Software QA Engineer

$98,758

 /yr
Range: $88K - $107K

$88K

$107K

$88,049 - $106,502 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Software QA Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Software QA Engineer is $122,097 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Software QA Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1414 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Software QA Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Software QA Engineer in United States is $158,645 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Software QA Engineer in United States is $93,969 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Senior Software QA Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Senior Software QA Engineer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior software qa engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$135,000
per year
A Sr. QA Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$111,000
per year
A Senior Quality Assurance Engineer II in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $111,000 per year
Additional Pay
$11k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$101,300
per year
A Senior QA Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $101,300 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Senior SQA Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$100,000
per year
A Senior QA Engineer in the Manchester, NH Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Manchester, NH Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
A Senior QA Engineer in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Richmond, VA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Senior Software QA Engineer in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$105,000
per year
A Senior QA Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$122,699
per year
A Senior QA Engineer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $122,699 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$98,238
per year
A Sr. QA Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $98,238 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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