A Software Test Lead earns an average salary of AU$90,423 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$72,704 - AU$122,451
AU$73K
AU$90K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$90,423
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90%

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AU$33.62 - AU$98.63
AU$34
AU$78
AU$99
MEDIAN: AU$78.38
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$72,704 - AU$122,451  
   
Bonus
AU$493.16 - AU$15,456  
Profit Sharing
AU$2,000  
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$73,403 - AU$145,325  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$33AU$66AU$99
Hourly Rate
AU$33.62 - AU$98.63  
   
Overtime
AU$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$493.16 - AU$15,456  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$2,000  
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$73,403 - AU$145,325  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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National Average: AU$95,776

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Key Stats for Software Test Lead

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
2%
Location:
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Experience Affects Software Test Lead Salaries

▲6%

National Average
AU$96,000

▼5%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Software Test Lead Salaries

Test Automation
▲20%

System Testing
▲2%

National Average
AU$96,000

Test Planning
▼3%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼4%

Project Management
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Oracle
▼6%

SQL
▼7%

Visual Basic (VB)
▼7%

UNIX
▼9%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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