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

An average Software Quality Assurance Lead Tester with Test Planning skills can expect to take home roughly $65K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men make up a slight majority of Software Quality Assurance Lead Testers with Test Planning skills (59 percent) who responded to the survey. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$45,299 - $114,665
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$65K
$110K
MEDIAN: $64,578
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$17.75 - $57.78
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$0$121K
Salary $45,299 - $114,665
Bonus $1,163 - $8,170
Profit Sharing $4,943
Total Pay (?
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$47,746 - $121,269
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data $0$77
Hourly Rate $17.75 - $57.78
Overtime $27.82 - $77.57
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $1,163 - $8,170
Profit Sharing $4,943
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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$47,746 - $121,269
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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

Pay by Experience for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 22 salaries. A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester Salaries

Late-Career
▲64%

Experienced
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 13%
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