Quality Assurance Manager, Computer Software Salary

The average salary for a Quality Assurance Manager, Computer Software is $93,879 per year. A skill in Automated Testing is associated with high pay for this job.

$63,979 - $126,094
MEDIAN: $93,879

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$63,979 - $126,094  
$0.00 - $15,145  
Profit Sharing
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).
$63,883 - $133,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 281
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Common Career Paths for

Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for

Pay by Experience Level for

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Salaries

National Average

up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Salaries

Automated Testing
up arrow 11%

up arrow 9%

up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Test Planning

National Average

People Management
up arrow 3%

Test Automation
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 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: 94% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 5%