Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with Test Automation Skills Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) with Test Automation skills is C$60,584 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$42,574 - C$91,412
C$43K
C$60K
C$91K
MEDIAN: C$60,306
10%
50%
90%
C$29.28 - C$39.31
C$31
MEDIAN: C$30.72
50%
C$0C$93K
Salary C$42,574 - C$91,412
Bonus C$486 - C$12,000
Profit Sharing C$2,500
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$43,570 - C$93,234
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 108
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$30.72
Annual Data C$0C$93K
Bonus C$486 - C$12,000
Profit Sharing C$2,500
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$43,570 - C$93,234
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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$62,030

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

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

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

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

Experienced
▲33%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
C$62,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 10%