Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$104,000
$81,000
$104,000
$134,000
The average Senior Quality Assurance Engineer makes about $105,081 per year. That's $50.52 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $81,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $134,000. Many of Senior Quality Assurance Engineers seem to be drawn to Technology and Finance companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case Senior Quality Assurance Engineers tend to work at Health Care, Technology, and Finance 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 California, West Virginia and Virginia pay Senior Quality Assurance Engineers the highest salaries.
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Map of Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Salaries

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

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Average Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to California, West Virginia and Virginia, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for Senior Quality Assurance Engineers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Oklahoma.

Average Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, being employed by a company such as Palo Alto Networks or Netflix would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Dropbox and Integral Ad Science also report highly competitive salaries for Senior Quality Assurance Engineers.
Company
Average Salary
$152,425
$152k
$151,007
$151k
$141,811
$142k
$140,123
$140k

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Average Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Pay By Industry

The salary for a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Senior Quality Assurance Engineers tend to be found in Health Care, Technology, and Finance companies. In fact, Senior Quality Assurance Engineers can make a yearly salary of $111,473 while working for Health Care companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$111,473
$111k
Technology
Technology
$108,145
$108k
Finance
Finance
$100,675
$101k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$100,256
$100k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$99,449
$99k

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Salary History

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Recently Added Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Senior QA Automation Engineer
Senior QA Automation Engineer
06/20/2020
06/20/2020
$120,000
$120,000
06/20/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
SR. QA Test Automation Engineer
SR. QA Test Automation Engineer
SR. QA Test Automation Engineer
06/13/2020
06/13/2020
$130,000
$130,000
06/13/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior Software QA Engineer
Senior Software QA Engineer
Senior Software QA Engineer
06/11/2020
06/11/2020
$130,000
$130,000
06/11/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
SR. Javascript QA Engineer/Long Beach DOE
SR. Javascript QA Engineer/Long Beach DOE
SR. Javascript QA Engineer/Long Beach DOE
05/28/2020
05/28/2020
$150,000
$150,000
05/28/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior Software QA Engineer/Loop DOE
Senior Software QA Engineer/Loop DOE
Senior Software QA Engineer/Loop DOE
04/24/2020
04/24/2020
$140,000
$140,000
04/24/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior QA Engineer
Senior QA Engineer
Senior QA Engineer
04/22/2020
04/22/2020
$114,785
$114,785
04/22/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
SR. QA Engineer
SR. QA Engineer
SR. QA Engineer
04/22/2020
04/22/2020
$150,000
$150,000
04/22/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior QA Engineer-Publishing Company
Senior QA Engineer-Publishing Company
Senior QA Engineer-Publishing Company
04/20/2020
04/20/2020
$104,350
$104,350
04/20/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior QA Automation Engineer
Senior QA Automation Engineer
Senior QA Automation Engineer
04/20/2020
04/20/2020
$90,000
$90,000
04/20/2020
Senior QA Engineer/Sdet *Mobile and WEB*
Senior QA Engineer/Sdet *Mobile and WEB*
04/17/2020
04/17/2020
$90,000
$90,000
04/17/2020