Comprehensive
Location
Company Stage
Age of Data
Industry
Company

Search By:

Need help choosing Family or Level?

QA Engineering

IC5 - Expert

Salary Range

Low

$140,750

16%

Mid

$167,625

16%

High

$194,500

Level Comparison

LevelSample SizeLowMidHigh
IC1

Entry

0-1 YOE

Contributes to smaller projects under detailed guidance.

Large

54 Data Points

$70,000

$80,000

$90,000

IC2

Developing

2-4 YOE

Contributes to projects under general guidance. Skills are relatively developed with room for growth.

Very Large

109 Data Points

$85,000

$102,500

$120,000

IC3

Proficient

5-7 YOE

Owns specific projects and requires minimal guidance. Skills are fully developed.

Very Large

386 Data Points

$100,000

$115,000

$130,000

IC4

Advanced

8-11 YOE

Owns complex projects and drives their direction. Displays in-depth and broad skills and expertise.

Very Large

350 Data Points

$120,000

$140,000

$160,000

IC5

Expert

12+ YOE

A very experienced team member who leads large, high-priority projects that impact company-level goals.

Medium

50 Data Points

$140,750

$167,625

$194,500

IC6

Advisory

An authority in their field who defines and drives initiatives with long-term strategic impact.

Small

20 Data Points

$144,200

$177,200

$210,200

M3

Manager

Directly supervises a team of individual contributors and is accountable for their results.

Large

84 Data Points

$117,990

$133,995

$150,000

M4

Sr. Manager

Experienced people manager responsible for setting objectives, observing budgets, and tracking results.

Large

52 Data Points

$150,000

$172,150

$194,300

M5

Director

Oversees managers or leads their own department. Responsible for vision, strategy, hiring, and results.

Medium

44 Data Points

$171,750

$195,875

$220,000

M6

Sr. Director

Manages senior leaders in various groups. Responsible for a business function.

Small

9 Data Points

$206,000

$228,400

$250,800

Comprehensive

© 2023 Comprehensive. All rights reserved.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Get the latest updates on compensation trends, new products, and more.