The average salary for a Late-Career Quality Assurance (QA) Director in Canada is C$104,436.
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Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) Director
The director of quality Assurance (QA) is normally a high-level management position within a company. Normally, technology companies or software manufacturers have quality assurance departments, but any manufacturer of consumer or commercial goods generally have a similar department and positions. The first role of the QA director is to know their company’s product and how it is meant to work; they then implement a strategy throughout the QA department and employee team that ensure products are…Read more
Quality Assurance (QA) Director Tasks
- Develop and maintain quality control processes.
- Work with other senior members of the organization in the design and development of new products.
- Leads drive for quality and safety improvements in product specifications.
- Improve quality, ensure safety and reduce waste to increase profitability.
- Hire, train, schedule and supervise quality assurance staff and managers.
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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) Director
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
Quality Improvement / QA
Skills in Leadership and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Auditing, Quality Improvement / QA and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Director
An early career Quality Assurance (QA) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$62,167 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance (QA) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$84,029 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$108,288 based on 100 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Quality Assurance (QA) Director in their job title in Mississauga, Ontario earn an average of 30.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (25.4% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (14.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (11.4% less) and Toronto, Ontario (3.9% less).
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