A Computer Programmer earns an average salary of C$51,696 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$37,334 - C$77,503
C$37K
C$52K
C$78K
MEDIAN: C$51,696
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50%
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C$14.55 - C$48.18
C$15
C$20
C$48
MEDIAN: C$20.23
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$27KC$54KC$81K
Salary
C$37,334 - C$77,503  
   
Bonus
C$15.32 - C$10,213  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$53,327  
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$35,345 - C$80,523  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$19C$38C$57
Hourly Rate
C$14.55 - C$48.18  
   
Overtime
C$1.01 - C$54.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$15.32 - C$10,213  
   
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$53,327  
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$35,345 - C$80,523  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Computer Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 190 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 61 salaries. A Computer Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,379

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Computer Programmer Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Computer Programmer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Computer Programmer Salaries

▲39%

Late-Career
▲21%

▲16%

National Average
C$51,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Computer Programmer Salaries


▲4%

Microsoft Access
▲4%

National Average
C$51,000

▼1%


PL/SQL
▼2%

C#
▼3%

C++
▼3%

SQL
▼3%

▼3%


▼5%

▼7%

PHP
▼8%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 23%