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Average Quality Assurance (QA) Technician Hourly Pay in Canada

C$18.73
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C$1,019
Bonus
C$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) Technician in Canada is C$18.73.
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CA$14.51
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CA$18.73
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CA$26.54
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Hourly Rate
C$15 - C$27
Bonus
C$104 - C$3,081
Profit Sharing
C$491 - C$6,000
Total Pay
C$31,726 - C$56,792
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What Are Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) Technicians?

Skills in Quality Improvement / QA, Microsoft Excel and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Management and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Technicians?

An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$16.87 based on 55 salaries. An early career Quality Assurance (QA) Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.26 based on 350 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance (QA) Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$21.50 based on 115 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$23.16 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$25.
Employees with Quality Assurance (QA) Technician in their job title in Hamilton, Ontario earn an average of 27.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (17.5% more) and London, Ontario (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (12.0% less), Brampton, Ontario (5.2% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 595 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.2%
Early Career
58.8%
Mid Career
19.3%
Experienced
9.1%
Late Career
3.5%