Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Software QA Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$98,646 / yrTotal Pay
$83,730 / yrBase Pay
$14,916 / yrAdditional Pay

$98,646

 / yr
$15K$671K
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The estimated total pay for a Software QA Engineer is $98,646 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $83,730 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $14,916 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$143,797 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Software Qa Engineer?

Some related job titles are Quality Assurance Engineer Salaries with median pay of $91,264, Senior Software QA Engineer Salaries with median pay of $128,707, Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer Salaries with median pay of $133,248, Software Test Engineer Salaries with median pay of $101,293.

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Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software QA Engineer

$141,983

 /yr
Range: $88K - $185K

$88K

$185K

$88,080 - $185,003 Range

ServiceNow
4.5

ServiceNow

Software QA Engineer

$100,609

 /yr
Range: $79K - $131K

$79K

$131K

$78,790 - $131,055 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Software QA Engineer

$127,752

 /yr
Range: $88K - $173K

$88K

$173K

$87,695 - $172,945 Range

Keysight Technologies
4.1

Keysight Technologies

Software QA Engineer

$111,242

 /yr
Range: $100K - $129K

$100K

$129K

$100,113 - $128,616 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Software QA Engineer

$149,887

 /yr
Range: $82K - $185K

$82K

$185K

$81,858 - $185,413 Range

Yahoo
4.0

Yahoo

Software QA Engineer

$127,736

 /yr
Range: $94K - $168K

$94K

$168K

$93,839 - $167,541 Range

Dolby
4.2

Dolby

Software QA Engineer

$120,142

 /yr
Range: $100K - $121K

$100K

$121K

$100,000 - $120,718 Range

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PayPal
4.1

PayPal

Software QA Engineer

$109,892

 /yr
Range: $78K - $172K

$78K

$172K

$77,741 - $171,553 Range

eBay
4.1

eBay

Software QA Engineer

$113,284

 /yr
Range: $89K - $146K

$89K

$146K

$88,776 - $146,419 Range

Innominds Software
3.9

Innominds Software

Software QA Engineer

$117,633

 /yr
Range: $77K - $123K

$77K

$123K

$77,358 - $123,240 Range

A10 Networks
4.2

A10 Networks

Software QA Engineer

$119,465

 /yr
Range: $84K - $130K

$84K

$130K

$84,120 - $130,000 Range

NetApp
4.3

NetApp

Software QA Engineer

$111,848

 /yr
Range: $66K - $155K

$66K

$155K

$65,991 - $154,536 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software QA Engineer

$113,619

 /yr
Range: $77K - $180K

$77K

$180K

$76,617 - $180,000 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Software QA Engineer

$98,297

 /yr
Range: $93K - $117K

$93K

$117K

$92,833 - $116,755 Range

DXC Technology
3.5

DXC Technology

Software QA Engineer

$81,268

 /yr
Range: $66K - $101K

$66K

$101K

$66,000 - $101,313 Range

McAfee
3.7

McAfee

Software QA Engineer

$126,040

 /yr
Range: $77K - $136K

$77K

$136K

$77,391 - $135,686 Range

Nokia
4.1

Nokia

Software QA Engineer

$134,992

 /yr
Range: $116K - $157K

$116K

$157K

$116,050 - $157,000 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Software QA Engineer

$108,378

 /yr
Range: $81K - $164K

$81K

$164K

$80,740 - $163,502 Range

Alcatel-Lucent
4.0

Alcatel-Lucent

Software QA Engineer

$126,820

 /yr
Range: $111K - $163K

$111K

$163K

$110,906 - $163,167 Range

Tesla
3.7

Tesla

Software QA Engineer

$128,842

 /yr
Range: $98K - $134K

$98K

$134K

$97,857 - $134,444 Range

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$91,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software QA Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$72,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$3,000/yr

8 days ago by a Quality Assurance Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$25

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Quality Assurance Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$130,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a QA Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,200/yr

8 days ago by a QA Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$32

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a QA Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$88,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$4,400/yr

8 days ago by a Software QA Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Software QA Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Software QA Engineer is $99,695 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software QA Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4861 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software QA Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Software QA Engineer in United States is $146,707 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software QA Engineer in United States is $67,749 per year.

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