The average pay for a Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) is C$89,803 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Java/J2EE is associated with high pay for this job.

C$67,726 - C$119,295
(Median)
C$68K
C$90K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$89,803
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C$45.69 - C$53.80
(Median)
C$
C$49
C$
MEDIAN: C$48.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$67,726 - C$119,295  
   
Bonus
C$993 - C$20,134  
Profit Sharing
C$3,000  
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$69,218 - C$125,801  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$48.62  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$993 - C$20,134  
   
Profit Sharing
C$3,000  
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$69,218 - C$125,801  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$96,514

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Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Reviews

What is it like working as a Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)?

Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Kitchener:
Pros: Casual and open environment. Good team.
Cons: CEO vision is sketchy. Market for our product seems stagnant.

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Experience Affects Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries


National Average
C$97,000

Late-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Java/J2EE
up arrow 16%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 10%

Java
0%

National Average
C$97,000

C++
up arrow 5%

C#
up arrow 12%

JavaScript
up arrow 13%

SQL
up arrow 14%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 15%

ASP.NET
up arrow 20%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 21%

Microsoft SQL Server
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.NET
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VB.Net
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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