Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Test Lead make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$115,412 / yrTotal Pay
$92,536 / yrBase Pay
$22,876 / yrAdditional Pay

$115,412

 / yr
$76K$179K
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The estimated total pay for a Test Lead is $115,412 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $92,536 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $22,876 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Top Paying Companies

For a Test Lead in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Test Lead in United States. Employers include Microsoft, Blizzard Entertainment and Bungie.

1
Microsoft
Microsoft
$162,445/yr
2K open jobs
3
Bungie
$138,863/yr
4
USAA
$138,139/yr
6
Xavient
$126,982/yr
7
iBeta
$126,795/yr
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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Technical Test Lead

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$85,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
System Test Lead

United States of America

 | <1 year

$74,800

/yr

$68K | $7K

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Technical Test Lead

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$95,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Project Test Lead

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$70

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
Software QA Lead

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$53

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Technical Test Lead

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$80,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Lead Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$209,000

/yr

$189K | $20K

Submitted3 days ago

15+ years
3 days ago
Testing Lead

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$100,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

10-14 years
3 days ago

Test Lead pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Test Lead is $92,536 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Test Lead salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1751 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Test Lead employees.

The highest salary for a Test Lead in United States is $136,677 per year.

The lowest salary for a Test Lead in United States is $62,651 per year.

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