Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a QA Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$90,569 / yrTotal Pay
$76,930 / yrBase Pay
$13,639 / yrAdditional Pay

$90,569

 / yr
$16K$565K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a QA Engineer is $90,569 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $76,930 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 $13,639 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 QA Engineer salary is $76,930. Salaries can range from $16,451 - $564,693. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, QA Engineer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $90,569.

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What is the total pay trajectory for QA Engineer?
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$143,788 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Qa Engineer?

Some related job titles are QA Lead Salaries with median pay of $101,067, QA Manager Salaries with median pay of $127,765, Quality Engineer Salaries with median pay of $78,393, Senior Software QA Engineer Salaries with median pay of $128,680.

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VMware
4.3

VMware

QA Engineer

$75,844

 /yr
Range: $49K - $146K

$49K

$146K

$48,502 - $145,636 Range

Informatica
4.2

Informatica

QA Engineer

$110,343

 /yr
Range: $98K - $134K

$98K

$134K

$97,558 - $133,512 Range

Dolby
4.2

Dolby

QA Engineer

$117,186

 /yr
Range: $102K - $120K

$102K

$120K

$102,257 - $119,530 Range

Salesforce
4.5

Salesforce

QA Engineer

$136,020

 /yr
Range: $100K - $150K

$100K

$150K

$100,438 - $149,947 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

QA Engineer

$121,799

 /yr
Range: $42K - $187K

$42K

$187K

$41,863 - $186,922 Range

Intuit
4.6

Intuit

QA Engineer

$111,396

 /yr
Range: $75K - $142K

$75K

$142K

$74,859 - $141,596 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

QA Engineer

$125,589

 /yr
Range: $41K - $186K

$41K

$186K

$41,406 - $186,069 Range

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Riverbed Technology
3.8

$110,596

 /yr
Range: $93K - $166K

$93K

$166K

$93,208 - $166,221 Range

NetApp
4.3

NetApp

QA Engineer

$116,073

 /yr
Range: $77K - $180K

$77K

$180K

$76,997 - $179,665 Range

GSPANN Technologies
4.0

$94,354

 /yr
Range: $68K - $143K

$68K

$143K

$68,075 - $142,632 Range

Oracle
3.9

Oracle

QA Engineer

$96,936

 /yr
Range: $68K - $152K

$68K

$152K

$68,352 - $151,946 Range

Citrix
3.8

Citrix

QA Engineer

$100,656

 /yr
Range: $89K - $109K

$89K

$109K

$89,261 - $108,903 Range

Synopsys
4.0

Synopsys

QA Engineer

$138,069

 /yr
Range: $138K - $138K

$138K

$138K

$138,069 - $138,069 Range

BetaSoft Systems
3.1

BetaSoft Systems

QA Engineer

$63,583

 /yr
Range: $45K - $75K

$45K

$75K

$45,068 - $74,598 Range

Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

$63K

$114K

$63,227 - $113,500 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

QA Engineer

$87,051

 /yr
Range: $67K - $102K

$67K

$102K

$66,976 - $101,765 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

QA Engineer

$149,652

 /yr
Range: $150K - $150K

$150K

$150K

$149,652 - $149,652 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

QA Engineer

$100,546

 /yr
Range: $72K - $112K

$72K

$112K

$72,074 - $112,336 Range

CallidusCloud
3.8

CallidusCloud

QA Engineer

$94,566

 /yr
Range: $95K - $95K

$95K

$95K

$94,566 - $94,566 Range

Agilent Technologies
4.2

$115,074

 /yr
Range: $115K - $115K

$115K

$115K

$115,074 - $115,074 Range

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$110,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$82,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$55,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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$93,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$110,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$180,000

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

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

$50

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

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Frequently asked questions about a QA Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a QA Engineer is $86,963 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a QA Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5759 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a QA Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a QA Engineer in United States is $126,217 per year.

The lowest salary for a QA Engineer in United States is $59,917 per year.

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