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Software Quality Assurance Director in the United States

How much does a Software Quality Assurance Director earn in the United States? The average Software Quality Assurance Director salary in the United States is $147,123 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $129,655 and $162,796. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Directs and oversees the implementation of policies and procedures for the software quality assurance function. Evaluates and monitors tools, methodologies, and automation to ensure effective testing and identification of defects. Oversees user acceptance, alpha, and beta testing efforts. Requires a bachelor's degree. Reports to top management. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.

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