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Quality Assurance Director, Computer Software Salary

A Quality Assurance Director, Computer Software earns an average salary of $125,955 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$91,368 - $155,464
MEDIAN: $125,955

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$91,368 - $155,464  
$2,883 - $31,078  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $28,500  
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).
$92,868 - $176,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 215

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Job Description for Quality Assurance Director, Computer Software

A quality assurance director for computer software evaluates software to discover any areas that need improvement or bugs that may be present. They may work on a team and might use the general public for beta testing as well. These professionals must use a methodical approach to testing software and use innovative ideas to improve the quality assurance process. The quality assurance director might also work to develop criteria as to acceptable software standards. Analysis of the test results is needed as well to ensure that the product performance is sufficient.


Quality Assurance Director, Computer Software Tasks

  • Create product demonstrations.
  • Create detailed test plans and test cases based on software design documents.
  • Compile detailed documentation of test results.
  • Develop test procedures and processes.

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Director, Computer Software Salaries

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Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Director, Computer Software Salaries

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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Automated Testing
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Project Management
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Acceptance Testing
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.


22 %
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 83% employee benefits None: 6%