The average pay for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead is C$73,889 per year. A skill in Microsoft SQL Server is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$55,824 - C$90,275
(Median)
C$56K
C$74K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$73,888
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C$18.73 - C$61.83
(Median)
C$19
C$44
C$62
MEDIAN: C$44.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$33KC$66KC$99K
Salary
C$55,824 - C$90,275  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,884  
Profit Sharing
C$1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$55,362 - C$96,339  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$21C$42C$63
Hourly Rate
C$18.73 - C$61.83  
   
Overtime
C$38.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,884  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$55,362 - C$96,339  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$75,324

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Experience Affects Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%



National Average
C$75,000


Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 10%

Web Software Quality Assurance (QA)
up arrow 7%

SQL
up arrow 7%

Test Automation
up arrow 4%

Agile
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Black Box Testing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
C$75,000

Agile Software Development
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
51%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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