Quality Assurance Manager, IT Salary

Generous salaries abound for IT Quality Assurance Managers in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($100K) per year. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of IT Quality Assurance Managers (67 percent) survey respondents are male. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of IT Quality Assurance Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$66,308 - $124,207
$66K
$100K
$120K
MEDIAN: $100,317
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Salary $66,308 - $124,207
Bonus $1,939 - $16,341
Profit Sharing $5,000
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$68,117 - $133,583
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 77

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Job Description for Quality Assurance Manager, IT

Information technology (IT) quality assurance managers are commonly found in technology companies and other industries that use information technology. Their primary role is to oversee quality control systems in product/service operations and in training; this involves analyzing policies and procedures and adjusting them as needed, as well as enforcing these rules within the company. In many cases, this includes directly supervising workers and carefully inspecting work produced by employees. It is also necessary to carefully analyze and interpret data to prepare reports and feedback for management.

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Quality Assurance Manager, IT Tasks

  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate testing of information technology.
  • Oversee the design, implemention, execution, and debugging of information technology test cases and scripts.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.

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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Manager, IT


IT Quality Assurance Managers report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Test Automation, and Software Test are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Software Test. Most people who know Quality Assurance / Quality Control also know Project Management and Test Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Manager, IT

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance Manager, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance Manager, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance Manager, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance Manager, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 70 salaries. A Quality Assurance Manager, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $104,687

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 15 percent, IT Quality Assurance Managers in Denver receive some of the highest pay in the country. IT Quality Assurance Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+12 percent) and Minneapolis (+4 percent). Falling short of the national average by 17 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Columbus. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Dallas (12 percent less) and Cincinnati (10 percent less).

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance Manager, IT

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
65%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Manager, IT Salaries

▲13%

▲3%

National Average
$105,000

▼5%

▼35%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Manager, IT Salaries




National Average
$105,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
65%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 7%
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