Mid-Career Software Test Lead Salary

The average Mid-Career Software Test Lead earns approximately $81K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Mid-Career Software Test Leads who answered the questionnnaire. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$63,205 - $101,470
$63K
$81K
$100K
MEDIAN: $81,107
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$26.43 - $77.24
$26
$41
$77
MEDIAN: $41.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,205 - $101,470  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,399  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$62,970 - $105,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$26.43 - $77.24  
   
Overtime
$40.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,399  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$62,970 - $105,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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The biggest paychecks can be found at Wipro Technologies Ltd. — the median salary there is $80K.

Key Stats for Software Test Lead

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
5-9 years
72%
10-19 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Software Test Lead Salaries

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲7%

Test Planning
▲5%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲3%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲2%

Software Test
▲1%

Test Automation
▲1%

Project Management
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$82,000

SQL
▼1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼2%

Visual Basic (VB)
▼6%

UNIX
▼10%

Java
▼10%

LoadRunner
▼11%

Oracle
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 14%