Software Quality Assurance Tester III Salary in the United States

How much does a Software Quality Assurance Tester III make in the United States? The average Software Quality Assurance Tester III salary in the United States is $48,841 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $40,903 and $58,396. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Software Quality Assurance Tester III tests the most complex features of new software releases using pre-defined test plans and scripts to identify defects. Follows uniform testing procedures. Being a Software Quality Assurance Tester III documents results and uses designated systems and tools to track outcomes. Performs follow-up rounds of testing as needed. Additionally, Software Quality Assurance Tester III may require an Associate's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Software Quality Assurance Tester III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Software Quality Assurance Tester III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. Down a level:

    Software Quality Assurance Tester II

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. This Job:

    Software Quality Assurance Tester III

    3 - 5 years experience
    Associate's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    Software Quality Assurance Tester IV

    5 - 7 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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