The average pay for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester is C$69,793 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$33,276 - C$88,945
C$33K
C$68K
C$89K
MEDIAN: C$68,278
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50%
90%
C$16.83 - C$63.00
C$17
C$29
C$63
MEDIAN: C$29.48
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50%
90%
C$0C$100K
Salary C$33,276 - C$88,945
Bonus C$6.95 - C$10,022
Profit Sharing C$125
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$34,806 - C$100,807
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data C$0C$62
Hourly Rate C$16.83 - C$63.00
Overtime C$25.96
Annual Data C$0C$100K
Bonus C$6.95 - C$10,022
Profit Sharing C$125
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$34,806 - C$100,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

Job Description for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester

Developing software programs often requires millions of lines of coding, and testing and quality assurance are essential. A software quality assurance (SQA) lead tester ensures that the software functions as intended before it is released to the enterprise or retail sales markets.

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Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester Tasks

  • Shape and grow a team of testers.
  • Analyze test results and communicate with other teams to resolve software defects.
  • Contribute to planning software development process to produce high quality products.
  • Create and implement tests, test cases, and design specifications.

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$69,605

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
C$70,000

Entry-Level
▼29%

Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tester Salaries

SQL
▼0%

National Average
C$70,000

Project Management
▼7%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 17%