C$58,877
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$3,052

Profit Sharing

C$1,600

The average pay for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) is C$58,110 per year. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$40,719 - C$82,986
C$41K
C$59K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$58,877
10%
50%
90%
C$14.11 - C$53.11
C$14
C$26
C$53
MEDIAN: C$25.98
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$88K
Salary C$40,719 - C$82,986
Bonus C$486 - C$9,975
Profit Sharing C$296 - C$5,068
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$39,608 - C$88,321
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 496
Hourly Data C$0C$66
Hourly Rate C$14.11 - C$53.11
Overtime C$1.52 - C$66.58
Annual Data C$0C$88K
Bonus C$486 - C$9,975
Profit Sharing C$296 - C$5,068
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).
)
C$39,608 - C$88,321
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

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

Some Test/Quality Assurance (QA) Engineers work with computer science-related applications. A lot of what they do involves making sure that software does what it's supposed to do. On a day-to-day basis, they create test plans and test cases to determine whether certain parts of the program function as written. When problems arise, they are responsible for finding and debugging rough spots in the code. QA Software Engineers also review user interfaces to ensure functionality and uniform design. They're present for every step of the software development process, interpreting and reporting testing results to their superiors and the rest of the software team.

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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 Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)


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

Pay Difference by Location

35%

6%

-6%

-14%

National Average: C$59,492

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

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

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

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

▲36%

▲8%

National Average
C$59,000

▼11%

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

▲5%

C++ Programming Language
▲5%


C++
▲2%

Oracle
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
C$59,000

Software Test
▼1%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼1%

C# Programming Language
▼1%

SQL
▼2%

▼6%

C#
▼6%


▼12%

Microsoft Access
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%