Average Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary in Canada

C$59,868
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,041
Bonus
C$2,000
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The average salary for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Canada is C$59,868.
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C$41k
MEDIAN
C$60k
90%
C$83k
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C$41k - C$83k
Bonus
C$490 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$298 - C$10k
Total Pay
C$39k - C$87k

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

Skills in Software Test, Test Automation and Regression Testing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL and Test Planning.

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

An entry-level Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$47,513 based on 33 salaries. An early career Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,517 based on 380 salaries. A mid-career Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$65,461 based on 182 salaries. An experienced Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,772 based on 94 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$91,422.
Employees with Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 18.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (3.2% more) and Toronto, Ontario (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (15.3% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (8.4% less) and Montréal, Québec (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 705 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.7%
Early Career
53.9%
Mid Career
25.8%
Experienced
13.3%
Late Career
2.3%