QA Tester Jobs

QA Tester Overview


A quality assurance tester is someone who works with software or hardware to ensure that it works properly before it becomes available to the public. Brought into the mainstream view by the appeal of working as a video game tester, quality assurance testers must be patient and work on often tedious aspects of software or hardware in order to approve its quality. Due to the cutthroat environment of business, products are held to a high level of standards. Many industries use QA testers to ensure their products can cut it, including application developers and computer security software companies.

QA Tester Education Requirements


Typically, a quality assurance tester will have a bachelor’s degree although some get by with just a high school diploma and experience. Most firms will expect quality assurance testers to have at least some college coursework under their belt, on top of a large amount of experience and skill with computers and software. Quality assurance testers undergo a lot of on-the-job training in order to learn a company’s specific procedures but are left to work on their own after that. Patience is required as is the ability to document the exact circumstances under which a glitch was discovered.

QA Tester Job Market


The job availability for project coordinators is expected to grow by 4 percent by 2022, resulting in an estimated 4,020 new jobs each year. Quality assurance testers can look to software and video game companies for employment opportunities; demonstrating a proficiency and interest in exploiting programs can provide an advantage over the competition.

QA Tester Salary


Quality assurance testers can make between $25 to $40 an hour, with a median annual salary of $60,000. Some companies offer wages as high as $75,000 a year although entry level wage might be only around $40,000. A quality assurance tester with more experience can expect to make more money than his less experienced counterparts, and those who work for larger companies can expect higher wages.
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About Cognizant Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a gl...
About Cognizant Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a gl...
About Cognizant Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a gl...
Class Option: Application Salary Range: $24.72 - $40.63 hourly, $51,615 - $84,835 annually Job Duties: This position is responsible for evaluating the quality of internally developed applications through the software development lifecycle. This is achieved through analyzing application requirements then developing, documenting and executing test cases using manual or automated processes. Minimu...
About Cognizant Cognizant Technology Solutions Inc Headquartered in Teaneck, NJ and ranked among the world’s fastest growing & most admired companies, Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology (IT), consulting, and business process outsourcing services dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, S&P 500, Fo...
Company Confidential Lisle, IL, 60532
Manual Quality Assurance (QA) Tester Summary We are currently leading an exclusive search for a manual Quality Assurance (QA) Tester for a top client of ours in the western suburbs of Chicago. Great opportunity with a high growth industry leader and top rated software company. This is a great opportunity to work on projects brand new to the company while being a part of an excellent team environ...
Automation Architect Job Position: Automation Architect Location: Mclean, VA Visa: Open Priority: High Level: Senior Interviews: Telephonic Only Job type: Contract Only Designation: Architect Duration: Long term Rate: $55/hr on C2C (Non-Negotiable beyond) REQUIRED SKILLS: 1. Expertise in design, development and implementation of test automation frameworks 2. Expertise knowledge on vb ...
About Cognizant Cognizant Technology Solutions Inc Headquartered in Teaneck, NJ and ranked among the world’s fastest growing & most admired companies, Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology (IT), consulting, and business process outsourcing services dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, S&P 500, Fo...
About Cognizant Cognizant Technology Solutions Inc Headquartered in Teaneck, NJ and ranked among the world’s fastest growing & most admired companies, Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology (IT), consulting, and business process outsourcing services dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, S&P 500, Fo...
Job Requisition Number:88090 Category:Information Systems - Programming Primary Location:Reston, VA, US Security Clearance:TS/SCI with Polygraph Clearance Status:Must be Current Schedule:Full Time Type of Travel: Percent of Travel Required:None Description: CONTRACT SUMMARY: Recently awarded 10 year contract with hundreds of positions (and continues to grow). If you are looking for a cont...
Cognizant System Charlotte, NC
Description About Cognizant Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expert...
Cognizant System Austin, TX
Description About Cognizant Cognizant Technology Solutions Inc Headquartered in Teaneck,NJ and ranked among the world’s fastest growing & most admired companies,Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology (IT), consulting, andbusiness process outsourcing services dedicated to helping the world's leadingcompanies build stronger businesses. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, S&...
Cognizant System Charlotte, NC
Description About Cognizant Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expert...
Cognizant System Charlotte, NC
Description About Cognizant Cognizant Technology Solutions Inc Headquartered in Teaneck, NJ and ranked among the world’s fastest growing & most admired companies, Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology (IT), consulting, and business process outsourcing services dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100...
Cognizant System Durham, NC
Description About Cognizant Cognizant Technology Solutions Inc Headquartered in Teaneck, NJ and ranked among the world’s fastest growing & most admired companies, Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology (IT), consulting, and business process outsourcing services dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100...
Cognizant System Cypress, CA
Description About Cognizant Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expert...
Cognizant System Charlotte, NC
Description About Cognizant Cognizant Technology Solutions Inc Headquartered in Teaneck, NJ and ranked among the world’s fastest growing & most admired companies, Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology (IT), consulting, and business process outsourcing services dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100...
Cognizant System Southfield, MI
Description About Cognizant Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expert...
Cognizant System Charlotte, NC
Description About Cognizant Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expert...
Cognizant Technology Solutions Cypress, CA
About Cognizant Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a gl...

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Quality Assurance Career Tools

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Salaries

$36,864.00 - $98,000.00
Typical Salary for Software Quality Assurance Engineer
(399 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
59.1%
Master's
21.7%
Associates
8.4%
Some College Coursework Completed
8%
(286 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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