Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester Salary (Canada)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester is C$40,000 per year.

C$33,848 - C$61,208
C$34K
C$47K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$47,173
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50%
90%
C$11.00 - C$45.00
C$11
C$19
C$45
MEDIAN: C$19.34
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$73K
Salary C$33,848 - C$61,208
Bonus C$2,500
Profit Sharing C$65.50
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$29,496 - C$73,610
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$11.00 - C$45.00
Overtime C$18.31
Annual Data C$0C$73K
Bonus C$2,500
Profit Sharing C$65.50
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$29,496 - C$73,610
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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 Job Listings

Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
16%

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 32%