How much money do QA testers make?

Updated on : January 21, 2022 by Cannon Battle



How much money do QA testers make?

Well, as a QA guy, I have the following questions for you:

  • in what country?
  • with how many years. from experience?
  • In what field exactly?
    • QA-Management?
    • QA-Automation?
    • Consultant?
    • Engineer?
  • What industry?
    • Telecommunication?
    • ERP?
    • Automotive?
    • THAT?
    • Finance?
  • Agile, waterfall, model V?

Just to name a view.

As for me: I am a 6 year old. + Agile senior QA in SW-Germany in a medium-sized finance company and I am earning approx. 72k EUR in total per year.

That is not so bad or so good either. It is quite medium.

Depending on the type and size of the company _AND_ location within Germany, the variation can easily be + - 25k EUR.

Example: 72k

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Well, as a QA guy, I have the following questions for you:

  • in what country?
  • with how many years. from experience?
  • In what field exactly?
    • QA-Management?
    • QA-Automation?
    • Consultant?
    • Engineer?
  • What industry?
    • Telecommunication?
    • ERP?
    • Automotive?
    • THAT?
    • Finance?
  • Agile, waterfall, model V?

Just to name a view.

As for me: I am a 6 year old. + Agile senior QA in SW-Germany in a medium-sized finance company and I am earning approx. 72k EUR in total per year.

That is not so bad or so good either. It is quite medium.

Depending on the type and size of the company _AND_ location within Germany, the variation can easily be + - 25k EUR.

Example: 72k in Munich or Hamburg can be quite tight for 4 people, while allowing a very generous life in Jena or Weimar.

As for the United States, I suppose it is the same.

90k in the Valley is ridiculous, while it can be generous in some of the southern states.

Same for Canada, I guess.

Being an entry-level QA evaluator, the salary may go towards a person newly hired for that job. The salary that can be equated to, depending on the pay scale policies prevailing in a particular company only ...

Taking into account that each and every one of the companies has their own salary scales developed in accordance with the career ladder defined and established with the organizational structure of the company.

An entry-level position in a company may not reflect a person's actual experience. It is an indication of a job assignment for a newly hired person.

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