The average salary for a Software Tester is C$52,052 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Test Planning, Linux, Regression Testing, and Test Automation. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$35,431 - C$79,019
C$35K
C$52K
C$79K
MEDIAN: C$52,052
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50%
90%

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C$11.36 - C$63.51
C$11
C$29
C$64
MEDIAN: C$29.36
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$29KC$58KC$87K
Salary
C$35,431 - C$79,019  
   
Bonus
C$489.36 - C$7,149  
Total Pay (?
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C$34,361 - C$85,641  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 242
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$22C$44C$66
Hourly Rate
C$11.36 - C$63.51  
   
Overtime
C$37.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$489.36 - C$7,149  
   
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$34,361 - C$85,641  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Tester

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$52,659

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Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries

Late-Career
▲67%

▲46%

▲15%

National Average
C$53,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

Test Planning
▲31%

▲27%

Regression Testing
▲14%

Test Automation
▲14%

▲9%

System Testing
▲9%


▲3%

National Average
C$53,000

SQL
▼3%


C#
▼9%


C++
▼12%

Software Test
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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