A Quality Assurance (QA) Associate earns an average salary of C$47,573 per year. A skill in Regulatory Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$36,953 - C$61,398
C$37K
C$49K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$48,625
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50%
90%
C$13.52 - C$24.40
C$14
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$17.39
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$61K
Salary C$36,953 - C$61,398
Bonus C$502 - C$5,054
Profit Sharing C$600
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$31,534 - C$60,990
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 146
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$13.52 - C$24.40
Overtime C$14.79 - C$44.80
Annual Data C$0C$60K
Bonus C$502 - C$5,054
Profit Sharing C$600
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$31,534 - C$60,990
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

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.

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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.

Quality Assurance (QA) Associate Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$45,731

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Quality Assurance (QA) Associate Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Quality Assurance (QA) Associate?

Quality Assurance (QA) Associate in Montréal:
Pros: Casual environment. Pay and benefits.
Cons: Culture promoted whithin company.

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Associate

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Associate Salaries

▲10%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
C$46,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Associate Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲31%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼0%

National Average
C$46,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 9%