Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Salary (Canada)

A Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer earns an average salary of C$74,185 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Selenium Automated Test Tool and Java.

C$57,087 - C$93,194
C$57K
C$75K
C$93K
MEDIAN: C$75,095
10%
50%
90%
C$29.87 - C$79.13
C$30
C$50
C$79
MEDIAN: C$50.48
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$113K
Salary C$57,087 - C$93,194
Bonus C$1,178 - C$9,716
Profit Sharing C$201 - C$19,866
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$58,863 - C$113,164
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 243
Hourly Data C$0C$79
Hourly Rate C$29.87 - C$79.13
Overtime C$30.00
Annual Data C$0C$113K
Bonus C$1,178 - C$9,716
Profit Sharing C$201 - C$19,866
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$58,863 - C$113,164
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

Job Description for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

Senior quality assurance and test automation engineers design applications that will convert manual test preparation into automated test preparation. They design, create, test and implement these solutions in order to automate as much of the manual test preparation as possible by using codes and scripts. Test automation engineers are usually part of a team: They work with the test lead to identify any challenges that could cause problems during the test automation process. They work with test designers to understand exactly what the requirements of the test are. They also work with the developers who have created the application being tested. All must work together in order to ensure that the testing process goes smoothly. In order to get the most out of the automation process, a test automation engineer must know when to implement automated solutions and in what order.

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Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Tasks

  • Develop and execute test cases to diagnose issues and bugs, creating test data when required..
  • Participate in defining and communicating best practices.
  • Improve and automate test strategies and software configurations.
  • Define test strategies and test manuals for tracking and fixing software issues.

Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$74,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation 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$79,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$84,000 based on 55 salaries. A Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation 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$100,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$78,658

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Key Stats for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
C$79,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Salaries

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲10%

Java
▲10%



National Average
C$79,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 18%