The average salary for a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer is C$60,816.
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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 not…Read more
Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Tasks
- Participate in customer and regulatory agency audits.
- Prepare monthly QA status reports.
- Train internal personnel in QA program requirements.
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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer
Quality Improvement / QA
Skills in Quality Improvement / QA and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer
An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$51,567 based on 57 salaries. An early career Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$57,103 based on 166 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$62,399 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,499 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$73,572.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer in their job title in Mississauga, Ontario earn an average of 13.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (4.5% more) and Toronto, Ontario (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (13.6% less), Windsor, Ontario (7.9% less) and Calgary, Alberta (5.2% less).
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