C$55,730
Avg. Salary
C$27.74
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$2,026

Profit Sharing

C$2,000

The average pay for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) is C$27.74 per hour.

The average pay for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) is C$55,730 per year.

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MEDIAN $28
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MEDIAN $55,730
C$41,587 - C$73,980
C$42K
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C$74K
MEDIAN: C$55,730
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C$14.59 - C$53.74
C$15
C$28
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MEDIAN: C$27.74
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C$0C$78K
Salary C$41,587 - C$73,980
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,956
Profit Sharing C$502 - C$12,122
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$40,112 - C$78,491
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 554
Hourly Data C$0C$76
Hourly Rate C$14.59 - C$53.74
Overtime C$23.51 - C$76.60
Annual Data C$0C$78K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,956
Profit Sharing C$502 - C$12,122
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$40,112 - C$78,491
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 120

Job Description for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)

Test/quality assurance (QA) analysts of computer software perform many tasks related to software development and release to ensure that the user experience is consistent, appropriate, and that the company’s software is easy to understand and use. They are ultimately responsible for the success of the testing process. They may plan and develop testing strategy, as well execute tests. They may also log issues, work to resolve problems, or report them to the appropriate group for resolution.

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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (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 Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)


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Popular Skills for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)

Pay by Experience Level for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)

Pay by Experience for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) has a positive trend. An entry-level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 212 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (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$61,000 based on 147 salaries. An experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$70,000 based on 58 salaries. A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (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$80,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$56,584

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

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)?

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) in Toronto:
"Toronto is a great city to work in."
Pros: Toronto is a great city to work in.
Cons: If you need to drive, parking downtown is horrible. Otherwise, sometimes the TTC (especially the Subway system) is really horrible.

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) in Winnipeg:
"QA Analyst Package."
Pros: Peaceful city, Less Competition, Less cost of Living.
Cons: Bad weather, Bad public Transit.

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) in Kingston:
Pros: The city is small enough not to get upset about traffic. Ability to live country side just outside the city.
Cons: Constant construction. Expensive.

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) in Toronto:
"Open your eyes and ears."
Learn as much as you can, question everything.

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) in Edmonton:
"Please do so and believe in what I'm gonna say."
Sell yourself and don't be afraid to try new things and experiment. Experience is the key.

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) in Toronto:
"Overall not interesting."
Pros: Able to learn stuff from the banking industry.
Cons: Lots of repetive tasks including endless regrssion.

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Key Stats for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

▲24%

▲7%

National Average
C$57,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst, (Computer Software) Salaries

Linux
▲4%


Oracle
▲2%




Test Planning
▼0%

Software Test
▼0%

SQL
▼0%

National Average
C$57,000

▼2%


Microsoft Access
▼3%

▼8%

C#
▼9%

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 19%