Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead with Software Test Skills Salary

A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead with Software Test skills earns an average salary of $78,249 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$55,580 - $106,686
$56K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,249
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50%
90%

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$29.49 - $57.33
$45
MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,580 - $106,686  
   
Bonus
$973 - $12,882  
Profit Sharing
$5,896  
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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$56,252 - $119,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$45.00  
   
Overtime
$62.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$973 - $12,882  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,896  
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).
)
$56,252 - $119,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead

Pay by Experience for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 58 salaries. A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲16%

▼0%

National Average
$81,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 8%