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Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

Develop and execute software tests to identify software problems and their causes.

Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

About this Career Path

Develop and execute software tests to identify software problems and their causes. Test system modifications to prepare for implementation. Document software and application defects using a bug tracking system and report defects to software or web developers. Create and maintain databases of known defects. May participate in software design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, operational characteristics, product designs, and schedules.

Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

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Salary Breakdown

Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

$80,490

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$37,680

ENTRY LEVEL

$79,860

MID LEVEL

$124,200

EXPERT LEVEL

$38.70

AVERAGE HOURLY

$18.11

ENTRY LEVEL

$38.39

MID LEVEL

$59.71

EXPERT LEVEL

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Computers and Electronics

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English Language

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Mathematics

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Engineering and Technology

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Reading Comprehension

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Active Listening

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Critical Thinking

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Speaking

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Writing

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Deductive Reasoning

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Inductive Reasoning

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Oral Comprehension

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Oral Expression

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