Quality Assurance Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$68,000
$50,000
$68,000
$91,000
The average Quality Assurance Specialist makes about $68,481 per year. That's $32.92 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $50,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $92,000. Many of Quality Assurance Specialists seem to be drawn to Government and Health Care companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case Quality Assurance Specialists tend to work at Pharmaceutical, Health Care, and Technology companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey pay Quality Assurance Specialists the highest salaries.
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Map of Quality Assurance Specialist Salaries

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

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Average Quality Assurance Specialist Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for Quality Assurance Specialists. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Oklahoma, Iowa, and Utah.

Average Quality Assurance Specialist Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a Quality Assurance Specialist, working for Symantec or Salesforce might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like JPMorgan Chase and Mentor Graphics report highly competitive salaries for Quality Assurance Specialists.
Company
Average Salary
$109,157
$109k
$91,119
$91k
$90,962
$91k
$90,456
$90k

Average Quality Assurance Specialist Pay By Industry

The salary for a Quality Assurance Specialist can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Quality Assurance Specialists tend to be found in Pharmaceutical, Health Care, and Technology companies. In fact, Quality Assurance Specialists can make a yearly salary of $72,123 while working for Pharmaceutical companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$72,123
$72k
Health Care
Health Care
$71,087
$71k
Technology
Technology
$70,212
$70k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$67,869
$68k
Finance
Finance
$67,868
$68k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$65,855
$66k
Professional
Professional
$64,511
$65k
Retail
Retail
$61,713
$62k

Quality Assurance Specialist Salary History

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Quality Assurance Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Quality Assurance Specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.

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