Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) is C$74,003 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$55,712 - C$92,697
C$56K
C$73K
C$93K
MEDIAN: C$73,029
10%
50%
90%
C$20.57 - C$79.46
C$21
C$45
C$79
MEDIAN: C$45.43
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$100K
Salary C$55,712 - C$92,697
Bonus C$2,041 - C$10,186
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$55,812 - C$100,826
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 255
Hourly Data C$0C$79
Hourly Rate C$20.57 - C$79.46
Overtime C$39.00
Annual Data C$0C$100K
Bonus C$2,041 - C$10,186
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$55,812 - C$100,826
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

Job Description for Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software)

A quality assurance engineer creates tests to find problems with software before a product is launched. They analyze any bugs found and document them. They also coach their team on managing testing tools, reporting results, and brainstorming process improvements. A normal work day for a quality assurance engineer includes developing new tests, running the tests, and documenting the results. If any defects are noted, the quality assurance engineers must collaborate with the software developers to find a fix and patch the program. Once the defect is patched, they run the test again to make sure there are no new bugs and that the defect has been corrected. This job requires a lot of mental work that most likely will occur indoors; they usually work a standard eight to 10 hour day during regular business hours.

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Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) Tasks

  • Automate test cases.
  • Verify fixes.
  • Validate and document completion of testing and development.
  • Find bugs, defects, and regressions.
  • Design, implement, execute and debug information technology test cases and scripts.

Common Career Paths for Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software)


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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software)

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$67,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$75,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$81,000 based on 64 salaries. A Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) 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 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$75,090

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Key Stats for Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
C$75,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Sr. Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, (Computer Software) Salaries

▲9%

C
▲4%

VB.Net
▲4%

UNIX
▲3%

C#
▲1%

Java
▼0%

National Average
C$75,000

C++
▼1%

SQL
▼1%

Visual Basic (VB)
▼2%

▼6%

▼9%


Microsoft Access
▼10%

ASP.NET
▼11%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 12%