Mid-Career Software Test Leads can expect to earn an average of $79K per year. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Mid-Career Software Test Leads who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Most Mid-Career Software Test Leads are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$63,420 - $97,346
(Median)
$63K
$79K
$97K
MEDIAN: $78,597
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50%
90%

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$24.47 - $77.24
(Median)
$24
$39
$77
MEDIAN: $39.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,420 - $97,346  
   
Bonus
$640 - $9,967  
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$62,932 - $101,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$24.47 - $77.24  
   
Overtime
$40.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$640 - $9,967  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$62,932 - $101,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Skills That Affect Software Test Lead Salaries

Test Planning
up arrow 4%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

Software Test
up arrow 1%

Test Automation
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$80,000

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 3%

UNIX
up arrow 7%

Java
up arrow 8%

LoadRunner
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Oracle
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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