Software Quality Engineer

Software Quality Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$87,000
$66,000
Min 10%
$87,000
Median 50%
$115,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Diebold Nixdorf
Highest Paying City
Redwood City, CA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a software quality engineer make?
Software Quality Engineers in America make an average salary of $87,461 per year or $42.05 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $115,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $66,000. Most Software Quality Engineer jobs are in Internet companies and Professional companies. The best states for high paying Software Quality Engineer jobs are District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, Colorado, and California. The typical employment in the position spans 3.3 years.

Average Software Quality Engineer Salary By Company

If you are a Software Quality Engineer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Most Software Quality Engineer jobs are in Internet companies and Internet companies. Diebold Nixdorf and Nvidia are the best paying companies for Software Quality Engineers. In addition, companies like Twitter and Microsoft report highly competitive salaries for Software Quality Engineers.

Average Software Quality Engineer Salary By Location

Software Quality Engineers in the United States of America make on average $87,461 a year or $42.05 per hour. Software Quality Engineers make the most in Redwood City, CA at about $104,199 per year. Even as an entry-level Software Quality Engineer, you will make $70,000 per year in Redwood City, CA. District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, Colorado, and California are the states with the highest payscale for Software Quality Engineers. Nevada, Vermont, Michigan, Arkansas, and Wisconsin are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Redwood City, CA
$104,199
2
McLean, VA
$98,851
3
Piscataway, NJ
$91,655
4
Seattle, WA
$84,134
5
New York, NY
$83,558

Average Software Quality Engineer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Software Quality Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Retail companies, Telecommunication companies, and Finance companies pay their Software Quality Engineers well. Retail companies pay their Software Quality Engineers the highest wages, averaging $104,055 per year. Telecommunication companies and Finance companies pay well too, at $87,756 and $87,535, respectively. The average salary for Software Quality Engineers in the Manufacturing industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $80,890.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$104,055
2
Telecommunication
$87,756
3
Finance
$87,535
4
Technology
$86,980
5
Health Care
$83,410

Recently Added Software Quality Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Kelly Services
Software Quality Engineer
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$114,785
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$125,220
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$65,000
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$120,000
Real Staffing
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$93,915
Real Staffing
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$93,915
HCL Global Systems Inc.
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$69,956
TIVO Corporation
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$103,364
Azket E-Intelligence LLC
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$70,165
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$87,500
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