The average pay for a Software Developer is C$62,187 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$44,922 - C$83,696
(Median)
C$45K
C$62K
C$84K
MEDIAN: C$62,187
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C$16.37 - C$56.32
(Median)
C$16
C$25
C$56
MEDIAN: C$24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$44,922 - C$83,696  
   
Bonus
C$342.55 - C$8,150  
Profit Sharing
C$392.28 - C$5,750  
Commission
C$4,913  
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$43,578 - C$87,099  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,297
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$21C$42C$63
Hourly Rate
C$16.37 - C$56.32  
   
Hourly Tips
C$1.37  
Overtime
C$1.50 - C$61.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$342.55 - C$8,150  
   
Commission
C$4,913  
Profit Sharing
C$392.28 - C$5,750  
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$43,578 - C$87,099  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 374
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$62,602

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Software Developer Reviews

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.

What is it like working as a Software Developer at iQmetrix?

Software Developer in Regina:
Pros: The people comprising the development teams are pretty young, making it a good fit for people just getting out of school. The fitness memberships offered are great perks.
Cons: Actual salary isn't as high as other outfits in the Regina area.

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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries




National Average
C$63,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

Linux
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C++ Programming Language
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C++
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Java
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Python
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SQL
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National Average
C$63,000

JavaScript
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.NET
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C#
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C# Programming Language
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ASP.NET Framework
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MySQL
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HTML
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 427 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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