The average pay for a Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) is C$92,929 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$72,621 - C$118,246
C$73K
C$93K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$92,929
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Salary
C$72,621 - C$118,246  
   
Bonus
C$1,021 - C$12,325  
Profit Sharing
C$1,850  
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$72,875 - C$122,132  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Pay by Experience for a Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) has a negative trend. An entry-level Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 31 salaries. A Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$100,418

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Key Stats for Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

▲14%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
C$100,000

▼4%

Late-Career
▼7%

Skills That Affect Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

▲5%

National Average
C$100,000

C++
▼1%

SQL
▼2%

HTML
▼7%


Linux
▼9%

▼10%

JavaScript
▼10%

C#
▼13%

Oracle
▼13%

▼16%

ASP.NET Framework
▼17%


PHP
▼21%

Project Management
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 11%