Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead is $89,326
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Leads?
An entry-level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,869 based on 5 salaries. An early career Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of …Read more
What Do Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Leads Do?
Software quality assurance (SQA) leads play a critical role in every software-producing company. SQA leads are expected to test and maintain software products before they are released for mass production or to the public. They coordinate a team of QA staff and create a plan to identify, analyze and document defects, functions, errors, and more in software. SQA leads work with their team members brainstorm and write test cases, create and execute automatic test scripts, and review computer logs …Read more
- Lead quality assurance process from test design to final reports.
- Communicate test results and ongoing needs to management.
- Maintain and deploy patches, fixes, and new software.
- Guide and participate in bug testing, identification, and problem solving.