C$92,372
Avg. Salary
C$60.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$4,848

Bonus

C$2,035

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager is C$60.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager is C$92,372 per year.

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C$61k
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MEDIAN C$92,372
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MEDIAN: C$92,372
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Salary C$60,656 - C$112,167
Bonus C$0.00 - C$14,950
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$24,658
Total Pay (?
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C$61,097 - C$126,409
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 73

Job Description for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager

Senior quality assurance (SQA) managers are responsible for all aspects of quality control throughout the software development cycle. This involves continual development and implementation of rigorous testing methods and procedures to evaluate the quality of the developing software project. They must work closely with the entire software development team to ensure full knowledge of the proposed software design and that testing covers all aspects of intended functionality. They also work closely with clients to ensure proper priority is given to testing the aspects of the software most used and desired by the client. SQA managers provide feedback on quality to the development team to spur changes in the software development process, to the customer support team to ensure they are aware of any bugs or issues clients may have that are being addressed, and to management to make them aware of the progress being made on projects.

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Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Tasks
  • Oversee the design and implementation of validation procedures, test plans, and test cases.
  • Develop, write and manage the execution of an overall software test strategy.
  • Lead efforts to enhance and make the testing process more efficient.

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Popular Skills for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager

Pay by Experience for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$73,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$94,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$100,000 based on 29 salaries. A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$105,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

4%

-36%

National Average: C$96,581

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Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager?

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager in Toronto:
"People Management."
Pros: Structured approach to the quality of a software product.
Cons: External interference that prevent the delivery on time of our releases.

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

▲3%

National Average
C$97,000

▼3%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Manager Salaries


Project Management
▼0%

National Average
C$97,000

Team Management
▼2%

Test Planning
▼3%


Project Coordinating
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%