Late-Career Software Quality Assurance Leads can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $101K) surpassing six figures annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Late-Career Software Quality Assurance Leads who answered the questionnnaire. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a large number. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$78,241 - $119,164
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MEDIAN: $100,877
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$78,241 - $119,164  
   
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$1,919 - $16,487  
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$78,996 - $131,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Salaries

Test Automation
up arrow 7%

System Testing
up arrow 5%

National Average
$103,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 4%

Software Test
up arrow 4%

Test Planning
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

SQL
up arrow 10%

Leadership
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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