An Entry-Level Software Tester earns an average salary of C$48,447 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.

C$34,126 - C$69,054
C$34K
C$47K
C$69K
MEDIAN: C$47,174
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50%
90%
C$11.89 - C$39.05
C$12
C$21
C$39
MEDIAN: C$20.52
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$71K
Salary C$34,126 - C$69,054
Bonus C$7.00 - C$6,104
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$30,993 - C$71,458
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 265
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$11.89 - C$39.05
Overtime C$0.00 - C$38.49
Annual Data C$0C$71K
Bonus C$7.00 - C$6,104
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$30,993 - C$71,458
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 85

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$46,459

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

Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

Linux
▲23%

Java
▲11%

.NET
▲8%

Microsoft Word
▲3%

SQL
▼0%

C# Programming Language
▼0%

National Average
C$46,000

C#
▼3%

C++ Programming Language
▼5%

C++
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 21%