The average pay for a Software Tester in Toronto, Ontario is C$50,206 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$35,887 - C$79,345
C$36K
C$51K
C$79K
MEDIAN: C$51,487
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50%
90%
C$17.45 - C$49.83
C$17
C$30
C$50
MEDIAN: C$30.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$84K
Salary C$35,887 - C$79,345
Bonus C$5,500
Profit Sharing C$2,250
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$36,060 - C$84,807
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 108
Hourly Data C$0C$56
Hourly Rate C$17.45 - C$49.83
Overtime C$36.85
Annual Data C$0C$84K
Bonus C$5,500
Profit Sharing C$2,250
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$36,060 - C$84,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

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

Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries

Experienced
▲67%

▲15%

National Average
C$53,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

Linux
▲18%

▲2%

National Average
C$53,000


.NET
▼1%

SQL
▼5%

C# Programming Language
▼5%

C++ Programming Language
▼9%

C#
▼13%

C++
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 26%