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Software Developer Salary

The average pay for a Software Developer is C$60,469 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$44,091 - C$81,601
(Median)
C$44K
C$60K
C$82K
MEDIAN: C$60,469
10%
50%
90%

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C$16.51 - C$54.57
(Median)
C$17
C$26
C$55
MEDIAN: C$25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$29KC$58KC$87K
Salary
C$44,091 - C$81,601  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$7,987  
Profit Sharing
C$506 - C$6,182  
Commission
C$0.00 - C$5,139  
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$43,260 - C$85,107  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 5,949
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
C$0C$20C$40C$60
Hourly Rate
C$16.51 - C$54.57  
   
Overtime
C$15.35 - C$59.88  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$7,987  
   
Commission
C$0.00 - C$5,139  
Profit Sharing
C$506 - C$6,182  
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$43,260 - C$85,107  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 549

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

Pay Difference by Location

Software Developer Reviews

What is it like working as a Software Developer?

Software Developer in London:
"Atmosphere is great, compensation policy is wonky."
Pros: Casual atmosphere. Flexible Schedule. Team Building Events.
Cons: Wonky compensation policy. Lack of senior technical mentorship.

Software Developer in Calgary:
"Fun, Varied Work, With Lots Of Places To Go."
Pros: Flexibility, wide range of skills to use, lots of control, open discussion, fun atmosphere, many project proposals, lots of opportunities to learn.
Cons: High stress, tons of projects - disorganization needs to be handled efficiently.

Software Developer in Edmonton:
Pros: Challenging and something new all the time. Mentally stimulating. Flexible work schedule.
Cons: If you want to stay on top, you'll constantly need to be working to keep yourself up to date with new technologies. You occasionally have to put in unpaid hours when it is crunch time.

Software Developer in Vancouver:
"I Like It."
Pros: I really like the flexibility and my ability to choose what I want to work. The management is amazing and easy to approach. We have a big emphasis on flat team structure which really helps. The company actively tries to keep everyone happy which is great.
Cons: I don't seem to be getting paid as much as my friends.

Software Developer in Ontario:
"Canada job-seeker"
Pros: Involves less travel. High pay Get assistance on internet
Cons: Working overtime Negotiating with customer

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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries




National Average
C$61,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

C++
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 2%

PL/SQL
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 1%

Java
0%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

Oracle
0%

National Average
C$61,000

C#
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 3%

up arrow 9%

PHP
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 882 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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