Computer Programmer Salary

A Computer Programmer earns an average salary of C$51,105 per year. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$36,395 - C$75,956
(Median)
C$36K
C$51K
C$76K
MEDIAN: C$51,104
10%
50%
90%

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C$14.67 - C$39.51
(Median)
C$15
C$21
C$40
MEDIAN: C$20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$27KC$54KC$81K
Salary
C$36,395 - C$75,956  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$8,500  
Profit Sharing
C$3.97 - C$10,067  
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$34,821 - C$79,455  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 393
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$18C$36C$54
Hourly Rate
C$14.67 - C$39.51  
   
Overtime
C$1.51 - C$52.15  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$8,500  
   
Profit Sharing
C$3.97 - C$10,067  
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$34,821 - C$79,455  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$50,963

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Computer Programmer Reviews

What is it like working as a Computer Programmer?

Computer Programmer in Windsor:
Pros: There are always new things to figure out or new projects that need a lot of thinking time - tasks are always interesting.
Cons: People think you can repair ridiculous things, such as phone lines or fax machines.

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Experience Affects Computer Programmer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 22%


National Average
C$51,000


Skills That Affect Computer Programmer Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 5%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

SQL
0%

National Average
C$51,000

Java
up arrow 1%

PL/SQL
up arrow 1%

C#
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

up arrow 5%

PHP
up arrow 6%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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