Software Quality Assurance Tester IV Salary in the United States

How much does a Software Quality Assurance Tester IV make in the United States? The average Software Quality Assurance Tester IV salary in the United States is $65,832 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $56,713 and $75,085. 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

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Job Description

Tests the most complex features of new software releases using pre-defined test plans and scripts to identify defects. Follows uniform testing procedures. Documents results and uses designated systems and tools to track outcomes. Performs follow-up rounds of testing as needed. May train new testers and coordinate resources for the team. May require an Associate's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor. Independently performs a wide range of complex duties under general guidance from supervisors. Has gained full proficiency in a broad range of activities related to the job. Typically requires 5-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Software Quality Assurance Tester III

    3 - 5 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Software Quality Assurance Tester IV

    5 - 7 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Software Quality Assurance Supervisor

    3 - 5 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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