Mid-Career Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Mid-Career Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) is C$61,992 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Java, . NET, and C# Programming Language.

C$47,953 - C$89,517
C$48K
C$62K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$61,727
10%
50%
90%
C$12.26 - C$48.94
C$12
C$35
C$49
MEDIAN: C$34.64
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$92K
Salary C$47,953 - C$89,517
Bonus C$0.00 - C$14,548
Profit Sharing C$1,400
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$48,360 - C$92,777
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 152
Hourly Data C$0C$48
Hourly Rate C$12.26 - C$48.94
Overtime C$30.00
Annual Data C$0C$92K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$14,548
Profit Sharing C$1,400
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$48,360 - C$92,777
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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.

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$63,129

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

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

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
5-9 years
82%
10-19 years
18%

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

Java
▲28%

.NET
▲19%

C# Programming Language
▲17%

Software Test
▲11%

Test Automation
▲7%

Linux
▲3%

National Average
C$63,000

SQL
▼3%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼6%

HTML
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 8%