Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Salary

The average pay for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager is $104,452 per year.

$69,380 - $141,545
$69K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $104,530
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$38.25 - $94.36
$38
$60
$94
MEDIAN: $60.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$69,380 - $141,545  
   
Bonus
$1,915 - $17,941  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,342  
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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$70,470 - $152,147  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 298
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$38.25 - $94.36  
   
Overtime
$53.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,915 - $17,941  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,342  
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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$70,470 - $152,147  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager

Senior quality assurance (SQA) managers are responsible for all aspects of quality control throughout the software development cycle. This involves continual development and implementation of rigorous testing methods and procedures to evaluate the quality of the developing software project. They must work closely with the entire software development team to ensure full knowledge of the proposed software design and that testing covers all aspects of intended functionality. They also work closely with clients to ensure proper priority is given to testing the aspects of the software most used and desired by the client. SQA managers provide feedback on quality to the development team to spur changes in the software development process, to the customer support team to ensure they are aware of any bugs or issues clients may have that are being addressed, and to management to make them aware of the progress being made on projects.

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Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Tasks

  • Oversee the design and implementation of validation procedures, test plans, and test cases.
  • Develop, write and manage the execution of an overall software test strategy.
  • Lead efforts to enhance and make the testing process more efficient.

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

Pay by Experience for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 195 salaries. A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 51 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $109,824

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Salaries

▲9%

▲5%

National Average
$110,000

▼6%

▼27%

Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Salaries





People Management
▲1%

National Average
$110,000

Software Test
▼1%




SQL
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 87%
no benefits
None: 3%
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