Average Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Salary in Canada

C$62,300
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,750
Bonus
C$350
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer in Canada is C$62,300.
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C$47k
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C$62k
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C$81k
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MEDIAN C$62,300
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Salary
C$47k - C$81k
Bonus
C$100 - C$7k
Profit Sharing
C$150 - C$3k
Total Pay
C$42k - C$86k

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Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer

Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Tasks
  • Perform and coordinate inspections and determine quality assurance testing models of raw materials and finished products.
  • Prepare, document, and execute detailed test plans, test cases, and defect reports.
  • Review and approve quality requirements for manufacturing planning, supplier purchase orders, and engineering specifications to ensure contract compliance.
  • Develop, document, and audit practices, program quality, and metrics reporting system.

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Career Paths

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Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer
Quality Assurance Manager
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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Process Improvement, Microsoft Excel, Quality Improvement / QA, Microsoft Office and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer

An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$50,899 based on 38 salaries. An early career Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,841 based on 75 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$63,945 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$67,584 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$63,783.
Employees with Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 2.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (1.1% more) and Hamilton, Ontario (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Calgary, Alberta (10.2% less), Windsor, Ontario (9.3% less) and Montréal, Québec (7.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 206 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.4%
Early Career
36.4%
Mid Career
21.8%
Experienced
17.5%
Late Career
5.8%