Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Senior QA Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$133,501 / yrTotal Pay
$103,136 / yrBase Pay
$30,365 / yrAdditional Pay

$133,501

 / yr
$90K$203K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Senior QA Engineer is $133,501 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $103,136 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 $30,365 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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Related Job Titles

For Senior Qa Engineer

Some related job titles are Senior QA Analyst Salaries with median pay of $107,108, Software Engineer In Test Salaries with median pay of $125,006, Software QA Engineer Salaries with median pay of $86,392, QA Lead Salaries with median pay of $104,701.

Top Paying Companies

For a Senior Qa Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Senior Qa Engineer in United States. Employers include Guidewire, Adobe and NVIDIA.

1
Guidewire
Guidewire
$198,142/yr
2
Adobe
$194,789/yr
6
Apple
$185,719/yr
9
Roku
$182,857/yr
10
MobiTV
$182,636/yr
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Informatica
4.2
Senior QA EngineerSee 149 salaries from this location

$171,722

 / yr
Workday
4.3
Senior Quality Assurance EngineerSee 111 salaries from this location

$215,186

 / yr

$150,999

 / yr

$182,585

 / yr

$144,855

 / yr

$179,724

 / yr

$122,512

 / yr

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$168,392

 / yr
CA Technologies
3.8
Senior Quality Assurance EngineerSee 32 salaries from this location

$141,730

 / yr

$124,249

 / yr

$141,736

 / yr

$131,810

 / yr
Cybersource
3.7
Senior Quality Assurance EngineerSee 24 salaries from this location

$158,739

 / yr

$190,578

 / yr

$154,887

 / yr

$129,331

 / yr

$130,456

 / yr

$171,654

 / yr
ADP
4.0
Senior Quality Assurance EngineerSee 18 salaries from this location

$128,566

 / yr

$177,045

 / yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Senior Qa Engineer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Senior Qa Engineer in United States are Real Estate with a median total pay of $174,882, Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $152,239, Information Technology with a median total pay of $149,807, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $147,844, and Financial Services with a median total pay of $147,412.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Real EstateReal Estate$174,882

    16% Higher than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$152,239

    3% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$149,807

    2% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$147,844

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$147,412

    0% Lower than other industries

Real Estate

The top paying company in Real Estate for Senior Qa Engineer is CoStar Group.

CoStar GroupCoStar Group$174,882/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

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Senior Software QA Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$85,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Sr. QA Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$10,000

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Sr. QA Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$188,025

/yr

$128K | $60K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Senior QA Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$92,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Sr. QA Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$100,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Senior QA Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$100,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Senior Software QA Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$106,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Senior QA Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$120,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
Sr. QA Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$107,000

/yr

$103K | $4K

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago

Senior QA Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Senior QA Engineer is $103,136 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior QA Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2598 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior QA Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior QA Engineer in United States is $146,959 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior QA Engineer in United States is $72,381 per year.

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