The average pay for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester is C$65,003 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$51,563 - C$91,422
C$52K
C$65K
C$91K
MEDIAN: C$65,003
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50%
90%

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C$45.00 - C$77.50
C$55
MEDIAN: C$55.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$51,563 - C$91,422  
   
Bonus
C$5,000  
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$51,972 - C$124,800  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$26C$52C$78
Hourly Rate
C$55.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$5,000  
   
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$51,972 - C$124,800  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester?

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester in Edmonton:
"Being A Tester."
Pros: The job is different every day. It's stimulating. It has value to the end users.
Cons: I have very little power. Developers don't follow standards and aren't consistent with coding.

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
54%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
4%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester Salaries

▲22%

National Average
C$76,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
54%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 18%