Average Mid-Career Software Quality Assurance Lead Testers make around $72K annually. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 65 percent of Mid-Career Software Quality Assurance Lead Testers are male. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$47,647 - $95,799
$48K
$72K
$96K
MEDIAN: $72,486
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$23.86 - $71.18
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MEDIAN: $49.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,647 - $95,799  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$1,850  
Total Pay (?
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$49,715 - $105,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.86 - $71.18  
   
Overtime
$35.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,850  
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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$49,715 - $105,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
078
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester Salaries

Test Automation
up arrow 31%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 12%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 3%

National Average
$76,000

System Testing
up arrow 4%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 5%

Test Planning
up arrow 9%

Java
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Regression Testing
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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