A Mid-Career Software Tester earns an average salary of C$58,797 per year. A skill in C# Programming Language is associated with high pay for this job.

C$41,582 - C$82,091
C$42K
C$59K
C$82K
MEDIAN: C$58,963
10%
50%
90%
C$19.98 - C$59.49
C$20
C$37
C$59
MEDIAN: C$36.55
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$88K
Salary C$41,582 - C$82,091
Bonus C$1,479 - C$7,096
Profit Sharing C$1,500
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$41,897 - C$88,962
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 165
Hourly Data C$0C$59
Hourly Rate C$19.98 - C$59.49
Overtime C$49.50
Annual Data C$0C$88K
Bonus C$1,479 - C$7,096
Profit Sharing C$1,500
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$41,897 - C$88,962
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

Job Description for Software Tester

When a software or app developer is creating a program for professional or consumer use, a software tester plays a key role in the process. The tester typically works as part of a quality assurance or engineering quality control department. He or she receives software builds at various stages of completion and puts the program through a variety tests, documenting the software's response. One of the key components in testing is documenting the steps performed in software testing; documentation is especially important since it is often key to helping programmers and software engineers to discover coding problems. Another key aspect of the tester's work is finding repeatable crashes and bugs in a program.

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Software 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 Tester Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$60,887

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
5-9 years
82%
10-19 years
18%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

C# Programming Language
▲10%

Linux
▲4%

National Average
C$61,000

Microsoft Word
▼1%

SQL
▼5%

Java
▼6%

.NET
▼8%

C#
▼16%

C++ Programming Language
▼17%

C++
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 15%