QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$80,000
$60,000
Min 10%
$80,000
Median 50%
$106,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Nvidia
Highest Paying City
Cupertino, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
2.8 years
How much does a quality assurance engineer make?
Quality Assurance Engineers in America make, on average, $80,435 a year or $38.67 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $60,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $106,000. Internet companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Hawaii, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, and New Jersey are some of the states with the best Quality Assurance Engineer salaries in the US. The typical employment in the position spans 2.8 years.

Average Quality Assurance Engineer Salary By Company

Quality Assurance Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Internet companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Quality Assurance Engineers are Nvidia and Princeton Information. Also, companies like Lyft and Infinera pay their Quality Assurance Engineers very well.

Average Quality Assurance Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Quality Assurance Engineer in the USA is $80,435 annually or $38.67 hourly. Cupertino, CA reports the highest annual salary for Quality Assurance Engineers at 82,615. The average starting salary in Cupertino, CA for Quality Assurance Engineers is $54,000. Hawaii, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, and New Jersey are the states with the highest payscale for Quality Assurance Engineers. Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Cupertino, CA
$82,615
2
Newark, DE
$80,465
3
Philadelphia, PA
$80,275
4
Bridgewater, NJ
$79,674
5
New York, NY
$79,270

Average Quality Assurance Engineer Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Quality Assurance Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Retail companies, Internet companies, and Telecommunication companies tend to have the highest salaries for Quality Assurance Engineers. Retail companies pay their Quality Assurance Engineers the highest wages, averaging $86,338 per year. Internet companies and Telecommunication companies pay well too, at $84,325 and $79,761, respectively. At $74,836, the average salary for Quality Assurance Engineers in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$86,338
2
Internet
$84,325
3
Telecommunication
$79,761
4
Finance
$79,148
5
Manufacturing
$78,993

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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Talener
Quality Assurance Engineer
Boston, MA
10/30/2019
$125,220
Talener
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$90,000
Cybercoders
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$140,000
Defense Contract Management Agency
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$90,512
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$65,000
Cybercoders
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$90,000
Piper Companies
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$83,480
Piper Companies
Quality Assurance Engineer
10/27/2019
$90,000
Cybercoders
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$100,000
Workbridge Associates
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Chicago, IL
10/25/2019
$130,000
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