How much does a Software QA Tester make?

Updated Jul 27, 2021

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$60,751 /yr
Average Base Pay

343 salaries

$37K

Low

$61K

Average

$99K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Software QA Tester is $60,751 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Software QA Tester salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 343 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software QA Tester employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
QA Tester$57,588 /yr
L3
Senior QA Tester$65,754 /yr
L4
Lead QA Tester$81,924 /yr
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Astir It Solutions
3.6

Astir It Solutions

QA Software Tester

$72,325

 /yr
Range: $70K - $75K
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$70K

$75K

$70,425 - $74,552 Range

RCG  Global Services
3.3

RCG Global Services

QA Software Tester - Hourly
About 

$28 -$31

 hourly

$28

$31

$28 - $31 Range

Lighthouse Technologies
4.4

Lighthouse Technologies

QA Software Tester
About 

$46K -$50K

$46K

$50K

$46,212 - $50,434 Range

Treyarch
3.9

Treyarch

QA Software Tester - Contractor
About 

$31K -$33K

$31K

$33K

$30,921 - $33,180 Range

Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

Cognizant Technology Solutions

QA Software Tester - Hourly
About 

$37 -$40

 hourly

$37

$40

$37 - $40 Range

Collabera
3.9

Collabera

QA Software Tester - Hourly
About 

$17 -$18

 hourly

$17

$18

$17 - $18 Range

JPMorgan Chase & Co

QA Software Tester
About 

$84K -$91K

$84K

$91K

$83,537 - $91,256 Range

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Dealer.com
3.8

Dealer.com

QA Software Tester
About 

$50K -$54K

$50K

$54K

$49,951 - $54,287 Range

Dey
3.5

Dey

QA Software Tester
About 

$39K -$43K

$39K

$43K

$39,400 - $43,094 Range

Intabella
4.4

Intabella

QA Software Tester - Contractor
About 

$70K -$76K

$70K

$76K

$70,389 - $75,835 Range

ReqRoute, Inc.
4

ReqRoute, Inc.

QA Software Tester - Hourly
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

Transportation Insight
2.9

Transportation Insight

QA Software Tester
About 

$40K -$44K

$40K

$44K

$39,957 - $43,618 Range

Wells Fargo
3.6

Wells Fargo

QA Software Tester - Hourly
About 

$23 -$25

 hourly

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

Miva
4.6

Miva

QA Software Tester - Hourly
About 

$18 -$20

 hourly

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

Crate and Barrel
3.7

Crate and Barrel

QA Software Tester
About 

$54K -$58K

$54K

$58K

$54,033 - $57,764 Range

OverDrive
4

OverDrive

QA Software Tester
About 

$45K -$48K

$45K

$48K

$44,628 - $48,425 Range

VisionLink
4

VisionLink

QA Software Tester
About 

$45K -$49K

$45K

$49K

$44,954 - $49,494 Range

Sharp Decisions
3.9

Sharp Decisions

QA Software Tester - Hourly
About 

$40 -$44

 hourly

$40

$44

$40 - $44 Range

Jenzabar
3.9

Jenzabar

QA Software Tester
About 

$74K -$79K

$74K

$79K

$73,653 - $78,770 Range

Medsn
4.1

Medsn

QA Software Tester
About 

$39K -$42K

$39K

$42K

$39,208 - $42,383 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software QA Tester salaries

The national average salary for a Software QA Tester is $60,751 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software QA Tester salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 343 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software QA Tester employees.

The highest salary for a Software QA Tester in United States is $99,260 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software QA Tester in United States is $37,182 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$48,000
per year
A Manual Tester in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Tester in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Private
$35
hourly
A QA Automation Tester in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$13
hourly
A Software QA Tester in the Baton Rouge, LA Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
Baton Rouge, LA Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
A Shoe Tester in the Chattanooga, TN Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chattanooga, TN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Linguistic Tester in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$33
hourly
A Software QA Tester in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $33 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
 
Contract
Company - Private
$39,500
per year
A Product Tester in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $39,500 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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