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.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 196,300 people employed as career profile - software quality assurance... in the United States. The median annual salary is $98,220. Entry level employees earn approximately $48,960 per year and senior employees earn approximately $153,250 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.
Data is sourced from United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration and the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development.