How much does a QA Tester make?

Updated May 12, 2021
CA$37k /yr
Average Base Pay

208 salaries

CA$23k

Low

CA$37k

Average

CA$59k

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a QA Tester is $37,281 in Canada. Filter by location to see QA Tester salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 208 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by QA Tester employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
QA TesterCA$37k /yr
L3
Senior QA TesterCA$39k /yr
L4
Lead QA TesterCA$67k /yr
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VMC Consulting
2.6

VMC Consulting

QA Tester - Hourly

CA$12

 /hr
Range: CA$11 - CA$14
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CA$11

CA$14

CA$11 - CA$14 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

QA Tester

CA$25,635

 /yr
Range: CA$24k - CA$88k

CA$24k

CA$88k

CA$23,817 - CA$88,241 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

QA Tester - Hourly Contractor

CA$12

 /hr
Range: CA$10 - CA$21

CA$10

CA$21

CA$10 - CA$21 Range

Keywords Studios
3.4

Keywords Studios

QA Tester - Hourly

CA$14

 /hr
Range: CA$12 - CA$18

CA$12

CA$18

CA$12 - CA$18 Range

Enzyme
3.4

Enzyme

QA Tester - Hourly

CA$14

 /hr
Range: CA$13 - CA$17

CA$13

CA$17

CA$13 - CA$17 Range

BMM Testlabs
4.2

BMM Testlabs

QA Tester

CA$32,153

 /yr
Range: CA$22k - CA$44k

CA$22k

CA$44k

CA$22,087 - CA$43,708 Range

Ludia
3.1

Ludia

QA Tester

CA$29,475

 /yr
Range: CA$23k - CA$36k

CA$23k

CA$36k

CA$23,496 - CA$35,949 Range

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VMC Consulting
2.6

VMC Consulting

QA Tester - Hourly Contractor

CA$11

 /hr
Range: CA$9 - CA$12

CA$9

CA$12

CA$9 - CA$12 Range

Square Enix
4.3

Square Enix

QA Tester - Hourly

CA$13

 /hr
Range: CA$13 - CA$14

CA$13

CA$14

CA$13 - CA$14 Range

Budge Studios
4

Budge Studios

QA Tester

CA$25,823

 /yr
Range: CA$25k - CA$30k

CA$25k

CA$30k

CA$24,687 - CA$29,875 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

QA Tester - Hourly Intern

CA$26

 /hr
Range: CA$21 - CA$31

CA$21

CA$31

CA$21 - CA$31 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

QA Tester - Hourly

CA$12

 /hr
Range: CA$11 - CA$13

CA$11

CA$13

CA$11 - CA$13 Range

Gameloft
3.4

Gameloft

QA Tester

CA$30,089

 /yr
Range: CA$27k - CA$33k

CA$27k

CA$33k

CA$27,134 - CA$32,555 Range

Eidos Montreal
3.9

Eidos Montreal

QA Tester - Hourly

CA$13

 /hr
Range: CA$12 - CA$13

CA$12

CA$13

CA$12 - CA$13 Range

Warner Bros.
4

Warner Bros.

QA Tester - Hourly Contractor

CA$12

 /hr
Range: CA$11 - CA$12

CA$11

CA$12

CA$11 - CA$12 Range

BioWare
3.8

BioWare

QA Tester - Hourly Contractor

CA$14

 /hr
Range: CA$14 - CA$17

CA$14

CA$17

CA$14 - CA$17 Range

Ganz
2.8

Ganz

QA Tester

CA$60,666

 /yr
Range: CA$57k - CA$62k

CA$57k

CA$62k

CA$56,537 - CA$61,833 Range

Babel Media
3.2

Babel Media

QA Tester - Hourly

CA$15

 /hr
Range: CA$12 - CA$16

CA$12

CA$16

CA$12 - CA$16 Range

Hothead Games
4.2

Hothead Games

QA Tester

CA$36,582

 /yr
Range: CA$32k - CA$37k

CA$32k

CA$37k

CA$31,761 - CA$37,348 Range

IGT
3.5

IGT

QA Tester

CA$39,924

 /yr
Range: CA$39k - CA$67k

CA$39k

CA$67k

CA$38,697 - CA$66,658 Range

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The average salary for a QA Tester is CA$37,281 in Canada. Salaries estimates are based on 208 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by QA Tester employees in Canada.

The highest salary for a QA Tester in Canada is CA$59,401 per year.

The lowest salary for a QA Tester in Canada is CA$23,398 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent qa tester salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$41,000
per year
A Quality Assurance Tester in the Vancouver Area area reported making $41,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Contract
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Tester in the Toronto Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$13
hourly
A FQA Tester in the Montreal Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Tester in the Toronto Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A Software QA Tester in the Montreal Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$61,762
per year
A Tester in the Vancouver Area area reported making $61,762 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Non-profit Organisation
$35
hourly
A Tester in the Edmonton Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
Edmonton Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$107,595
per year
A Tester in the Toronto Area area reported making $107,595 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
 
Full-time
10000+ employees
$30
hourly
A Tester in the Quebec Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Quebec Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Game Tester in the Montreal Area area reported making $14 per hour
Additional Pay
$2 cash bonus
Job Highlights
Montreal Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public