The average salary for a Quality Assurance Analyst in Canada is C$53,557.
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Job Description for Quality Assurance Analyst
Quality assurance analysts are typically tasked with testing products to ensure that they meet the standards that a company is looking for. This means that the product is reliable, functional, and user-friendly. Quality assurance analysts can work at software companies, manufacturing plants, and any other service facilities or corporations where checking the quality of a product is important. Many quality assurance analysts work at software companies, checking the software to make sure that it i…Read more
Quality Assurance Analyst Tasks
- Design, prioritize, and implement test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.
- Participate in process reviews to inform development of products and resolution of defects.
- Analyze, interpret, and communicate qualitative and quantitative findings from tests.
- Monitor bug resolution efforts and track results and known defects.
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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Analyst
Skills in Test Planning and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, Software Test and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Analyst
An entry-level Quality Assurance Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$44,557 based on 104 salaries. An early career Quality Assurance Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,294 based on 330 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,386 based on 210 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,154 based on 78 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$66,907.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Quality Assurance Analyst in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (11.1% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (4.4% less), Montréal, Québec (4.4% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (1.7% less).
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