Mid-Career Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Software Quality Assurance Lead Testers is around $71K per year. More than half of Mid-Career Software Quality Assurance Lead Testers (61 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Software Quality Assurance Lead Testers. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,958 - $95,182
$47K
$71K
$95K
MEDIAN: $70,860
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$23.70 - $71.76
$24
$50
$72
MEDIAN: $49.91
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,958 - $95,182  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$1,815  
Total Pay (?
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$49,550 - $110,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.70 - $71.76  
   
Overtime
$34.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,815  
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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$49,550 - $110,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester Salaries

Test Automation
▲34%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲15%

SQL
▲12%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲6%

National Average
$74,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼1%

System Testing
▼2%

Test Planning
▼5%

Regression Testing
▼6%

Java
▼7%

Project Management
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 17%
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