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Quality Assurance Manager, IT Salary

IT Quality Assurance Managers in the United States can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $101K per year on average. In the world of IT Quality Assurance Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $20K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $14K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $69K and $138K. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men make up the majority of IT Quality Assurance Managers (62 percent) survey respondents. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most IT Quality Assurance Managers.
$67,746 - $126,271
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MEDIAN: $95,699
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$28.38 - $75.76
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,746 - $126,271  
   
Bonus
$1,016 - $20,159  
Profit Sharing
$1,192 - $14,094  
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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$68,781 - $138,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 365
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$28.38 - $75.76  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,016 - $20,159  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,192 - $14,094  
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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$68,781 - $138,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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

  • 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.
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate testing of information technology.

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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 Test Automation, Project Management, Software Test, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Those educated in Project Management tend to be well versed in Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Manager, IT

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


IT Quality Assurance Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $77K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $95K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $109K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Manager, IT Salaries



National Average
$101,000



Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Manager, IT Salaries

Test Automation
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Project Management
0%

National Average
$101,000

Software Test
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%