Software Quality Assurance Tester IV Salary in the United States

How much does a Software Quality Assurance Tester IV make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Software Quality Assurance Tester IV in the United States is $32 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $27 and $36. Hourly rate 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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Software Quality Assurance Tester IV 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 IV documents results and uses designated systems and tools to track outcomes. Performs follow-up rounds of testing as needed. Additionally, Software Quality Assurance Tester IV may train new testers and coordinate resources for the team. May require an Associate's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Software Quality Assurance Tester IV 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. To be a Software Quality Assurance Tester IV typically requires 5-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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