C$58,927
Avg. Salary
C$25.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$3,072

Bonus

C$1,800

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) is C$25.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) is C$58,927 per year.

C$14.35
10%
C$25.49
50%
C$50.37
90%
MEDIAN C$25.49
C$41k
10%
C$59k
50%
C$82k
90%
MEDIAN C$58,927
C$40,646 - C$82,351
C$41K
C$59K
C$82K
MEDIAN: C$58,927
10%
50%
90%
C$14.35 - C$50.37
C$14
C$25
C$50
MEDIAN: C$25.49
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$87K
Salary C$40,646 - C$82,351
Bonus C$486 - C$9,923
Profit Sharing C$298 - C$5,034
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$39,376 - C$87,212
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 515
Hourly Data C$0C$66
Hourly Rate C$14.35 - C$50.37
Overtime C$1.52 - C$66.58
Annual Data C$0C$87K
Bonus C$486 - C$9,923
Profit Sharing C$298 - C$5,034
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$39,376 - C$87,212
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 77

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

36%

7%

-6%

-13%

National Average: C$59,217

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

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

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

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Toronto, Ontario:
"Fast paced."
Pros: It's a technology hub.
Cons: Extremely crowded.

Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Toronto:
Stay current and knowledgeable about new software and languages. Always ask questions.

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

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

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

▲36%

▲9%

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%

Software Test
▼0%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼0%

C# Programming Language
▼0%

▼0%

National Average
C$59,000

SQL
▼1%

C#
▼5%

▼6%


▼12%

Microsoft Access
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 15%