Lead Software Quality Assurance Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$95,000
$74,000
Min 10%
$95,000
Median 50%
$124,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Cisco Systems
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Virginia
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a lead software quality assurance make?
The national average salary for a Lead Software Quality Assurance in the United States is $95,996 per year or $46.15 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $74,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $124,000. Professional companies and Retail companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Lead Software Quality Assurance jobs are Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, and New Jersey. The typical tenure for a Lead Software Quality Assurance is 3.0 years.

Average Lead Software Quality Assurance Salary By Location

As a Lead Software Quality Assurance in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $95,996 per year or $46.15 per hour. Working in San Francisco, CA as a Lead Software Quality Assurance will pay you the highest wages at around $115,624 per year. Even an entry-level Lead Software Quality Assurance makes $75,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, and New Jersey are the highest paying states. Florida, Vermont, Alaska, Arkansas, and Louisiana are the lowest earners.

Map of Lead Software Quality Assurance Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Lead Software Quality Assurances earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Lead Software Quality Assurance Salary By Company

Lead Software Quality Assurances can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Most Lead Software Quality Assurance jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Cisco Systems and Apple are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Publix and Harman International Industries report highly competitive salaries for Lead Software Quality Assurances.
Company
Average Salary
$119,241
$119k
$113,634
$114k
$111,197
$111k
$107,592
$108k
$105,700
$106k
$103,973
$104k
$103,932
$104k

Lead Software Quality Assurance Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Lead Software Quality Assurance Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Lead Software Quality Assurance can range from $45,236 to $153,259 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Lead Software Quality Assurance Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Management Decisions, Inc.
Software Quality Assurance Lead
04/20/2020
$166,960
Amerisoftpro Systems LLC
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09/18/2019
$92,500
Amerisoftpro Systems LLC
Lead Software Quality Assurance Engineer .01)
09/09/2019
$92,500
Software Quality Assurance Lead
09/06/2019
$113,000
TSQ Systems Inc.
Software Quality Assurance Lead-III
09/03/2019
$88,858
Innocore Solutions, Inc.
Lead SQA Engineer
08/25/2019
$100,000
Vitech Systems Group, Inc.
Software Quality Assurance Lead
08/22/2019
$133,500
Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.
Software Quality Assurance Lead
08/06/2019
$85,001
Lead Software QA Engineer
07/18/2019
$80,000
Lead QA Engineer .01 Software Quality Assurance EN)
07/18/2019
$108,000
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