Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.
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The number of 'Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers' job openings is expected to rise 20.8% by 2031
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers' was $99,620, or $47.89 per hour
'Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers' were paid 115.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
As of 2022 there were 196,420 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 752 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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