The average salary for a Software Tester is C$52,052 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Test Planning, Linux, Regression Testing, and Test Automation. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$35,984 - C$80,981
C$36K
C$52K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$51,607
10%
50%
90%
C$12.26 - C$50.68
C$12
C$24
C$51
MEDIAN: C$24.25
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$86K
Salary C$35,984 - C$80,981
Bonus C$3.50 - C$7,500
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$34,353 - C$86,007
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 244
Hourly Data C$0C$74
Hourly Rate C$12.26 - C$50.68
Overtime C$20.13 - C$74.50
Annual Data C$0C$86K
Bonus C$3.50 - C$7,500
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$34,353 - C$86,007
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 60

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Tester

Pay by Experience for a Software Tester has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Tester with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 199 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Tester with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$61,000 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Software Tester which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$77,000 based on 51 salaries. A Software Tester with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$88,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,431

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Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries

Late-Career
▲71%

▲50%

▲18%

National Average
C$51,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

Test Planning
▲34%

▲31%

Regression Testing
▲17%

Test Automation
▲17%

▲12%

System Testing
▲12%


▲5%

SQL
▼0%

National Average
C$51,000


C#
▼7%


C++
▼10%

Software Test
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 22%
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