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Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
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or $47.22 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (47)
Assisting and Caring for Others (28)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (8)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers' job openings is expected to rise 20.8% by 2031
'Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers' was $98,220, or $47.22 hourly
'Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers' are paid 114.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as software quality assurance analysts and testers?
As of 2021 there were 190,120 people employed as Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers within the United States.
This represents around 0.13% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 741 people are employed as Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers.
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.
SOC Code: 15-1253.00
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