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Quality Assurance Manager, Computer Software Salary

The average salary for a Quality Assurance Manager, Computer Software is $92,740 per year. A skill in Automated Testing is associated with high pay for this job.

$61,873 - $124,428
MEDIAN: $92,740

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$61,873 - $124,428  
$405.47 - $15,050  
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $7,630  
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).
$62,046 - $131,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 278

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Job Description for Quality Assurance Manager, Computer Software

During the software development process, checks for bugs and proper functionality must take place regularly. A computer software quality assurance (QA) manager heads a department that is tasked with assessing the company's ongoing software development. The manager works to set departmental schedules and budgets that stay within company funding limits, include a sufficient amount of testing, and ensure development remains on schedule.


Quality Assurance Manager, Computer Software Tasks

  • Lead efforts to enhance and make the testing process more efficient.
  • Develop, writing and manage the execution of an overal software test strategy.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of validation procedures, test plans, and test cases.

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Manager, Computer Software Salaries

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Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Manager, Computer Software Salaries

Automated Testing
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Test Planning
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People Management

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.


34 %
66 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 6%