A Software Developer earns an average salary of C$62,375 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$44,701 - C$84,568
C$45K
C$62K
C$85K
MEDIAN: C$62,375
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50%
90%

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C$16.40 - C$56.32
C$16
C$25
C$56
MEDIAN: C$24.82
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$44,701 - C$84,568  
   
Bonus
C$304.98 - C$8,284  
Profit Sharing
C$487.22 - C$6,050  
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$42,986 - C$88,006  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$21C$42C$63
Hourly Rate
C$16.40 - C$56.32  
   
Hourly Tips
C$2.50  
Overtime
C$12.60 - C$61.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$304.98 - C$8,284  
   
Profit Sharing
C$487.22 - C$6,050  
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$42,986 - C$88,006  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 354

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

Pay by Experience for a Software Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 2,399 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 1,094 salaries. An experienced Software Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 519 salaries. A Software Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 91 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$62,711

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Software Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Software Developer?

Software Developer in London:
"A headline."
Pros: Fairly relaxed compared to my last job. Competitive salary. Learning encouraged. Approachable managers.
Cons: Poor office furniture. Long commute. Poorly maintained code base. Poor build and documentation processes. Frequent interruptions to workflow due to customer issues which are actually user errors.

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

Software Developer in Ottawa:
"Life of a software developer"
Pros: Solving challenging problems everyday. In addition, you have to learn new skills. The hours is also flexible.
Cons: You have to sit constantly at your desk so it is a health risk.

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Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 429 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲41%

▲28%

▲14%

National Average
C$63,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

▲2%


▲2%

C++
▲1%

▲1%

JavaScript
▼0%

.NET
▼0%

SQL
▼0%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼0%

National Average
C$63,000



C#
▼3%

▼4%

▼4%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 429 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 16%