A Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer earns an average salary of C$60,205 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$44,311 - C$76,987
C$44K
C$60K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$59,754
10%
50%
90%
C$14.90 - C$40.85
C$15
C$26
C$41
MEDIAN: C$26.30
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$79K
Salary C$44,311 - C$76,987
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,341
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$6,061
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$43,999 - C$79,096
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 284
Hourly Data C$0C$58
Hourly Rate C$14.90 - C$40.85
Hourly Tips C$0.19
Overtime C$3.04 - C$58.47
Annual Data C$0C$79K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,341
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$6,061
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$43,999 - C$79,096
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

A quality assurance engineer creates tests to find any problems with software before the product is launched. They identify and analyze any bugs found during testing and document them. They also must to pay very close attention to detail and coach their team on managing testing tools, reporting results, and motivating process improvement. A normal work day for a quality assurance engineer includes developing new tests to run, running the tests, and documenting the results; if any defects are noted the quality assurance engineers will need to collaborate with the software developers to find a fix and patch the program. Once the defect has been patched, they will need to run the test again to make sure there are no new bugs and to make sure the defect found has been corrected.

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Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Tasks

  • Participate in customer and regulatory agency audits.
  • Prepare monthly QA status reports.
  • Train internal personnel in QA program requirements.

Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$130K

$62,449

$79,403

$63,473

Amazon.com Inc
13 profiles
$96,650

$60,743

$53,401

Raytheon Co.
10 profiles
$72,827

$77,168

$71,221

$75,927

Common Career Paths for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer


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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 85 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$67,000 based on 34 salaries. A Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$73,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$60,435

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

▲11%

▲2%

National Average
C$60,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Salaries


SQL
▲7%


Quality Improvement / QA
▲2%



National Average
C$60,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 8%