The average salary for a Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist is C$55,900.
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Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist
Quality assurance specialists work in a variety of fields, including manufacturing (in which this position mostly entails physical labor) and firms that provide a service, such as consulting (where QA specialists develop strategies and techniques to ensure that all clients receive a similar high level of quality and helpfulness). Regardless of the industry in which they work, QA specialists have a keen eye for detail and a strong understanding of their company's manufacturing or service processe…Read more
Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist Tasks
- Support quality related customer complaint investigations and trending activities.
- Carry out annual product reviews.
- Support the development and implementation of improved quality reporting measures.
- Perform training in all aspects of Quality Management Systems.
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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist
Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist
An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$44,840 based on 99 salaries. An early career Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,184 based on 325 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$57,902 based on 224 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$62,324 based on 145 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$72,826.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Winnipeg, Manitoba (9.5% more) and Toronto, Ontario (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (8.2% less), London, Ontario (7.0% less) and Montréal, Québec (4.4% less).
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