A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester earns an average salary of C$45,009 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Software Test and Test Planning. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$34,470 - C$72,984
C$34K
C$50K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$50,155
10%
50%
90%
C$11.47 - C$52.36
C$11
C$24
C$52
MEDIAN: C$24.27
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$82K
Salary C$34,470 - C$72,984
Bonus C$2,500
Profit Sharing C$130
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$31,263 - C$82,953
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 63
Hourly Data C$0C$59
Hourly Rate C$11.47 - C$52.36
Overtime C$19.50
Annual Data C$0C$82K
Bonus C$2,500
Profit Sharing C$130
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$31,263 - C$82,953
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester

A software quality assurance (SQA) tester is responsible for testing software to ensure there are no bugs. They also provide suggestions to streamline the user interface so customers will have an easier time using the software. SQA testers must be able to locate issues and provide detailed information on how to replicate issues so they can be resolved quickly. They must also be able to analyze test results and logs so any issues are reported to their supervisors. Along with being able to test the front end of programs, SQA testers are also responsible for testing the back end (code) of the software.

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Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester Tasks

  • Evaluate software applications for errors and stability.
  • Debug scripts and identify system flaws.
  • Perform both manual and automated testing strategies.
  • Develop testing strategies and analysis for software programs.

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester Pay By Employer

$0$32K

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5 profiles
$31,200

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$50,239

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester Salaries

Experienced
▲45%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
C$50,000

▼29%

Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester Salaries

Software Test
▲9%

Test Planning
▲9%

National Average
C$50,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 26%