Quality Assurance Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$67,000
$40,000
Min 10%
$67,000
Median 50%
$113,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Syniverse
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
New Hampshire
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a quality assurance make?
The national average salary for a Quality Assurance in the United States is $67,594 per year or $32.5 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $113,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $40,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Quality Assurances are Professional companies and Retail companies. The best states for high paying Quality Assurance jobs are New Hampshire, Washington, Connecticut, Oregon, and California. The typical employment for a Quality Assurance is 2.4 years.

Average Quality Assurance Salary By Location

Quality Assurances in the United States of America make on average $67,594 a year or $32.5 per hour. Quality Assurances make the most in San Francisco, CA at about $84,405 per year. Even an entry-level Quality Assurance makes $45,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. New Hampshire, Washington, Connecticut, Oregon, and California are the top 5 highest earning states for Quality Assurances. On the other hand, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Hawaii, South Carolina, and Arkansas report the lowest wages for Quality Assurances.

Map of Quality Assurance Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Quality Assurances earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Quality Assurance Salary By Company

Quality Assurances can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Most Quality Assurance jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Syniverse and JPMorgan Chase are the best paying companies for Quality Assurances. In addition, companies like RR Donnelley & Sons Company and Salesforce report highly competitive salaries for Quality Assurances.

Average Quality Assurance Pay By Industry

Wages for Quality Assurances can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Finance companies, Technology companies, and Pharmaceutical companies tend to have the highest salaries for Quality Assurances. Finance companies pay Quality Assurances an average salary of $79,419, Technology companies pay $72,717, and Pharmaceutical companys come in at $70,944. The types of companies that pay Quality Assurances the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $47,121.
Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$79,419
$79k
Technology
Technology
$72,717
$73k
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$70,944
$71k
Retail
Retail
$69,618
$70k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$64,013
$64k
Health Care
Health Care
$60,098
$60k
Professional
Professional
$47,121
$47k

Quality Assurance Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Quality Assurance Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Quality Assurance can range from $31,852 to $107,914 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Quality Assurance Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Quality Assurance (QA)
Quality Assurance (QA)
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$33,392
$33,392
Quality Assurance
Quality Assurance
04/24/2020
04/24/2020
$48,001
$48,001
Quality Assurance/Control
Quality Assurance/Control
04/23/2020
04/23/2020
$31,305
$31,305
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
QA Automation/EL Segundo DOE
QA Automation/EL Segundo DOE
04/20/2020
04/20/2020
$145,000
$145,000
Quality Team Member
Quality Team Member
04/20/2020
04/20/2020
$22,957
$22,957
Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Quality Assurance/Quality Control
04/10/2020
04/10/2020
$31,305
$31,305
Weekend Shift Quality Assurance
Weekend Shift Quality Assurance
04/09/2020
04/09/2020
$30,262
$30,262
Quality Assurance/Control
Quality Assurance/Control
04/07/2020
04/07/2020
$33,392
$33,392
Quality Assurance/Control
Quality Assurance/Control
04/07/2020
04/07/2020
$37,566
$37,566
Quality Assurance/Control
Quality Assurance/Control
04/02/2020
04/02/2020
$27,131
$27,131