How much does a Software Test Engineer make?

Updated May 17, 2021
CA$75k /yr
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179 salaries

CA$52k

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CA$75k

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CA$108k

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The national average salary for a Software Test Engineer is $74,633 in Canada. Filter by location to see Software Test Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 179 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Test Engineer employees.

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Sierra Wireless
3.5

Sierra Wireless

Software Test Engineer - Hourly Intern

CA$19

 /hr
Range: CA$16 - CA$26
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CA$16

CA$26

CA$16 - CA$26 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Software Test Engineer

CA$74,665

 /yr
Range: CA$65k - CA$80k

CA$65k

CA$80k

CA$64,557 - CA$80,000 Range

BlackBerry
3.4

BlackBerry

Software Test Engineer

CA$80,833

 /yr
Range: CA$66k - CA$101k

CA$66k

CA$101k

CA$66,233 - CA$100,922 Range

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
4.1

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)

Software Test Engineer - Hourly Intern

CA$26

 /hr
Range: CA$23 - CA$34

CA$23

CA$34

CA$23 - CA$34 Range

Nokia
4.1

Nokia

Software Test Engineer

CA$90,327

 /yr
Range: CA$37k - CA$111k

CA$37k

CA$111k

CA$36,691 - CA$110,739 Range

Alcatel-Lucent
3.5

Alcatel-Lucent

Software Test Engineer

CA$80,568

 /yr
Range: CA$65k - CA$90k

CA$65k

CA$90k

CA$64,501 - CA$90,122 Range

NETGEAR
3.9

NETGEAR

Software Test Engineer - Monthly Intern

CA$3,151

 /mo
Range: CA$3k - CA$3k

CA$3k

CA$3k

CA$3,088 - CA$3,343 Range

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BlackBerry
3.4

BlackBerry

Software Test Engineer - Monthly Intern

CA$4,270

 /mo
Range: CA$4k - CA$5k

CA$4k

CA$5k

CA$3,861 - CA$4,891 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Test Engineer - Contractor

CA$45,190

 /yr
Range: CA$38k - CA$92k

CA$38k

CA$92k

CA$37,541 - CA$91,902 Range

Ericsson-Worldwide
4

Ericsson-Worldwide

Software Test Engineer

CA$55,765

 /yr
Range: CA$49k - CA$111k

CA$49k

CA$111k

CA$49,145 - CA$110,554 Range

McKesson
3.8

McKesson

Software Test Engineer

CA$83,074

 /yr
Range: CA$67k - CA$87k

CA$67k

CA$87k

CA$67,443 - CA$86,822 Range

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
4.1

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)

Software Test Engineer

CA$78,840

 /yr
Range: CA$75k - CA$109k

CA$75k

CA$109k

CA$74,988 - CA$109,274 Range

Accenture
4

Accenture

Software Test Engineer

CA$74,786

 /yr
Range: CA$68k - CA$95k

CA$68k

CA$95k

CA$68,261 - CA$94,724 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Software Test Engineer - Hourly Contractor

CA$26

 /hr
Range: CA$19 - CA$32

CA$19

CA$32

CA$19 - CA$32 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Software Test Engineer

CA$78,117

 /yr
Range: CA$68k - CA$82k

CA$68k

CA$82k

CA$68,467 - CA$82,098 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Software Test Engineer - Hourly

CA$42

 /hr
Range: CA$40 - CA$48

CA$40

CA$48

CA$40 - CA$48 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Test Engineer

CA$105,365

 /yr
Range: CA$80k - CA$122k

CA$80k

CA$122k

CA$79,913 - CA$122,447 Range

North
3.4

North

Software Test Engineer

CA$78,749

 /yr
Range: CA$68k - CA$82k

CA$68k

CA$82k

CA$68,261 - CA$81,914 Range

Ericsson-Worldwide
4

Ericsson-Worldwide

Software Test Engineer - Hourly Intern

CA$24

 /hr
Range: CA$22 - CA$24

CA$22

CA$24

CA$22 - CA$24 Range

Capgemini
3.8

Capgemini

Software Test Engineer

CA$80,808

 /yr
Range: CA$61k - CA$96k

CA$61k

CA$96k

CA$61,357 - CA$95,960 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Software Test Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Software Test Engineer is CA$74,633 in Canada. Salaries estimates are based on 179 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Test Engineer employees in Canada.

The highest salary for a Software Test Engineer in Canada is CA$107,871 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Test Engineer in Canada is CA$51,637 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent software test engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$78,000
per year
A Test Developer in the Kitchener Area area reported making $78,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Software Test Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$89,000
per year
A Software Developer In Test in the Calgary Area area reported making $89,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$140,000
per year
A Software Test Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Software Test Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Software Test Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Software Test Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$46,018
per year
A Test Developer - Web Applications in the Toronto Area area reported making $46,018 per year
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Intern
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in the Vancouver Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$81,000
per year
A Test Developer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $81,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
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