The average pay for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester is C$65,003 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$51,169 - C$89,041
C$51K
C$69K
C$89K
MEDIAN: C$69,335
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50%
90%
C$12.67 - C$88.77
C$13
C$51
C$89
MEDIAN: C$51.20
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50%
90%
C$0C$106K
Salary C$51,169 - C$89,041
Bonus C$974 - C$9,899
Profit Sharing C$1,100
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$51,223 - C$106,505
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data C$0C$88
Hourly Rate C$12.67 - C$88.77
Overtime C$1.40
Annual Data C$0C$106K
Bonus C$974 - C$9,899
Profit Sharing C$1,100
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$51,223 - C$106,505
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester

  • Write and maintain test cases, process defect reports, and perform black box testing, white box  and end-to-end testing.
  • Execute comprehensive test cases, processing defect reports.
  • Debug issue encounter during testing and in production.
  • Perform tests, report problems encountered, verify defects when fixed, and document test procedures to verify problem fixes.
  • Suggest and evaluate approaches to testing strategies in the test environments.

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$74,543

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Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester Reviews

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

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester in Edmonton:
"Being A Tester."
Pros: The job is different every day. It's stimulating. It has value to the end users.
Cons: I have very little power. Developers don't follow standards and aren't consistent with coding.

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester Salaries

▲24%

National Average
C$75,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 14%