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QA Manual Test Engineer Salary

QA Manual Test Engineer Job Description

QA manual test engineers, sometimes also called manual testers, take on the role of an end user in order to manually test software and apps for proper functionality. In order to perform the tests correctly and thoroughly, the candidate should be able to understand a business analyst, prepare a test plan for projects assigned to them and use the recommended software to log bugs and incorrect behaviors found during the testing process. Often QA manual test engineers will be asked to create and execute test cases that are based on the business requirements or functional specifications for each piece of software or app assigned to them. This may include designing and writing scripts that will test positive, negative and boundary cases as well as scripts that will test workflow and server software such as SQL. Test cases will need to be organized and updated as the software or app is debugged.

QA manual test engineers should be comfortable in engaging in communications with their own team, with the software engineers and possibly with the client. Bugs and incorrect functionality will need to be communicated clearly and concisely so that a complete fix can be made by the programming team. Reports and updates may also be required on a daily or weekly basis. QA manual test engineers may also be asked to create demos in the last part of the project timeline as well as create and deploy promotional content for sales associates and customers.

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Based on real Hired interview data, QA Manual Test Engineers in New York earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, QA Manual Test Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$95,873
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $75,000 to a high of $125,000, with a median salary of $100,000.

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Compare QA Manual Test Engineer salaries by region

QA Manual Test Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and Other. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. Atlanta
  2. $145,000
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $132,259
  5. Austin
  6. $127,300
  7. Seattle
  8. $121,712
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $114,983
  11. Boston
  12. $113,500
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $110,879
  15. New York
  16. $109,286
  17. Chicago
  18. $107,215
  19. Denver
  20. $101,999
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $99,166
  23. Toronto
  24. C$88,655
  25. Minneapolis/St Paul
  26. $75,000
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $72,000
  29. London
  30. £58,639
  31. Dublin
  32. €54,125
  1. Atlanta
  2. $145,000
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $132,259
  5. Austin
  6. $127,300
  7. Seattle
  8. $121,712
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $114,983
  11. Boston
  12. $113,500
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $110,879
  15. New York
  16. $109,286
  17. Chicago
  18. $107,215
  19. Denver
  20. $101,999
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $99,166
  23. Toronto
  24. C$88,655
  25. Minneapolis/St Paul
  26. $75,000
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $72,000
  29. London
  30. £58,639
  31. Dublin
  32. €54,125
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