Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager with Software Development Lifecycle Skills Salary

A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager with Software Development Lifecycle skills earns an average salary of $106,224 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$76,209 - $136,807
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MEDIAN: $106,224
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Salary
$76,209 - $136,807  
   
Bonus
$1,934 - $17,718  
Profit Sharing
$1,255 - $28,500  
Total Pay (?
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$77,853 - $153,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 112

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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 $89,000 based on 12 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 $108,000 based on 44 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 $118,000 based on 74 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 $109,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
61%
20 years or more
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Salaries

▲7%

National Average
$111,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
61%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 96%
vision benefits
Vision: 89%
no benefits
None: 3%