Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Software Quality Assurance Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$116,277 / yrTotal Pay
$98,362 / yrBase Pay
$17,915 / yrAdditional Pay

$116,277

 / yr
$31K$447K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Software Quality Assurance Engineer is $116,277 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $98,362 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 $17,915 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. The typical Software Quality Assurance Engineer salary is $98,362. Salaries can range from $30,669 - $447,275. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Software Quality Assurance Engineer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $116,277.

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What are some related job titles for Software Quality Assurance Engineer?

Some related job titles are Software QA Salaries with median pay of $85,879, Software QA Engineer Salaries with median pay of $98,566, Software Quality Assurance Manager Salaries with median pay of $144,661, Quality Assurance Analyst Salaries with median pay of $82,981.

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Zensar Technologies
3.9

Zensar Technologies

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$100,612

 /yr
Range: $86K - $133K

$86K

$133K

$86,499 - $133,266 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

Tata Consultancy Services

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$81,999

 /yr
Range: $74K - $102K

$74K

$102K

$74,416 - $102,094 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$128,877

 /yr
Range: $76K - $182K

$76K

$182K

$75,628 - $181,608 Range

Tech Mahindra
3.6

Tech Mahindra

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$85,534

 /yr
Range: $67K - $134K

$67K

$134K

$67,327 - $134,391 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$159,102

 /yr
Range: $130K - $190K

$130K

$190K

$129,935 - $190,260 Range

NortonLifeLock
3.9

NortonLifeLock

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$104,163

 /yr
Range: $74K - $128K

$74K

$128K

$73,604 - $128,319 Range

Populus Group
3.5

Populus Group

Software Quality Assurance Engineer - Hourly

$51

 /hr
Range: $26 - $78

$26

$78

$26 - $78 Range

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Alcatel-Lucent
4.1

Alcatel-Lucent

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$134,539

 /yr
Range: $109K - $167K

$109K

$167K

$108,570 - $167,028 Range

Nokia
4.1

Nokia

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$145,409

 /yr
Range: $112K - $199K

$112K

$199K

$111,776 - $198,771 Range

Mentor Graphics
4.3

Mentor Graphics

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$111,844

 /yr
Range: $107K - $117K

$107K

$117K

$107,127 - $116,561 Range

Hewlett-Packard
3.3

Hewlett-Packard

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$121,791

 /yr
Range: $85K - $163K

$85K

$163K

$84,554 - $163,063 Range

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4.1

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$117,779

 /yr
Range: $96K - $140K

$96K

$140K

$96,338 - $140,173 Range

ACI Infotech
4.8

ACI Infotech

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$72,975

 /yr
Range: $65K - $90K

$65K

$90K

$64,624 - $89,629 Range

Philips
3.9

Philips

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$124,251

 /yr
Range: $86K - $145K

$86K

$145K

$86,046 - $144,887 Range

Ness Digital Engineering
4.1

Ness Digital Engineering

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$104,848

 /yr
Range: $82K - $118K

$82K

$118K

$82,034 - $118,229 Range

QA InfoTech
3.7

QA InfoTech

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$88,789

 /yr
Range: $78K - $98K

$78K

$98K

$78,225 - $98,492 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$140,626

 /yr
Range: $141K - $141K

$141K

$141K

$140,626 - $140,626 Range

iconsoft
4.9

iconsoft

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$86,324

 /yr
Range: $75K - $100K

$75K

$100K

$74,749 - $99,758 Range

Infinite Computer Solutions
3.7

Infinite Computer Solutions

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$93,135

 /yr
Range: $81K - $114K

$81K

$114K

$80,666 - $113,955 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

$103,820

 /yr
Range: $82K - $116K

$82K

$116K

$82,151 - $116,278 Range

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$110,000

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

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a QA Engineer with less than one year of experience

$180,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$27,000/yr

9 days ago by a Software Quality Assurance Engineer and Testers with more than 15 years of experience

$50

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

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$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$157,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Software Quality Assurance Engineer and Tester with more than 15 years of experience

$110,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$2,000/yr

9 days ago by a Software QA Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$150,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Quality Assurance Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Software Quality Assurance Engineer is $95,839 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software Quality Assurance Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6500 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Quality Assurance Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Software Quality Assurance Engineer in United States is $134,430 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Quality Assurance Engineer in United States is $68,326 per year.

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