A Software Test Lead earns an average salary of AU$90,632 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Test Automation is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$72,075 - AU$122,347
(Median)
AU$72K
AU$91K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$90,631
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AU$32.83 - AU$98.63
(Median)
AU$33
AU$78
AU$99
MEDIAN: AU$78.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$72,075 - AU$122,347  
   
Bonus
AU$496.65 - AU$15,033  
Profit Sharing
AU$5,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$72,364 - AU$144,688  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$33AU$66AU$99
Hourly Rate
AU$32.83 - AU$98.63  
   
Overtime
AU$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$496.65 - AU$15,033  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$5,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$72,364 - AU$144,688  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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National Average: AU$94,766

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Experience Affects Software Test Lead Salaries


National Average
AU$95,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Software Test Lead Salaries

Test Automation
up arrow 21%

System Testing
up arrow 6%

Test Planning
0%

National Average
AU$95,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 6%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 6%

UNIX
up arrow 8%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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