The average salary for a Quality Assurance (QA) Associate is C$48,217.
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Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) Associate
The quality assurance (QA) associate ensures that a new product in development (usually software) meets standards for operating and usage. Frequently, this individual attempts to "break" the product under development, and report their experiences, successes, and failures to the team to use in future iterations or versions. Quality assurance associates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; every aspect of their work must be documented in ways that are useful to the deve…Read more
Quality Assurance (QA) Associate Tasks
- Work with organization members to audit, identify quality problems, and improve operational processes.
- Write, maintain, and disseminate quality manuals and other documentation.
- Investigate and diagnose quality complaints, track down components, and recommend corrective actions.
- Verify logs, databases, and other data to track and flag quality concerns and improvements.
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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) Associate
Quality Improvement / QA
Skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Quality Improvement / QA are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Auditing, Document Management and Writing Procedures & Documentation.
Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Associate
An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$40,988 based on 46 salaries. An early career Quality Assurance (QA) Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,136 based on 115 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance (QA) Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$53,471 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,223 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$58,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Quality Assurance (QA) Associate in their job title in Montréal, Québec earn an average of 13.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (18.8% less), Ottawa, Ontario (4.6% less) and Toronto, Ontario (4.5% less).
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