Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester Salary

Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance Lead Testers pull down an average of $55K annually. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance Lead Testers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Male Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance Lead Testers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (60 percent) are men. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$40,138 - $72,377
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$55K
$72K
MEDIAN: $55,190
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$13.68 - $30.91
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$0$74K
Salary $40,138 - $72,377
Bonus $912 - $7,590
Total Pay (?
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$37,576 - $74,110
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data $0$78
Hourly Rate $13.68 - $30.91
Overtime $26.48 - $78.30
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $912 - $7,590
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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$37,576 - $74,110
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester in Research Triangle Park:
"Position Title And Pay Grade Lower Than Responsibilities."
Make sure that when you get an offer from a company that the title and pay grade being offered match the responsibilities and duties expected of you. If all the questions in the interview are about building a team, leading a team and running a team; that the Title and Pay grade are not just for testing software but for Leading the team.

Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester Salaries

SQL
▲1%

National Average
$55,000

Test Planning
▼2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼3%

Project Management
▼4%

Regression Testing
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 17%
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