The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Developer is C$58,436 per year.

C$42,432 - C$77,146
C$42K
C$58K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$58,436
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C$15.66 - C$31.30
C$16
C$22
C$31
MEDIAN: C$21.90
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$27KC$54KC$81K
Salary
C$42,432 - C$77,146  
   
Bonus
C$103.18 - C$7,241  
Profit Sharing
C$495.79 - C$5,144  
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$40,906 - C$78,442  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$15.66 - C$31.30  
   
Hourly Tips
C$2.50  
Overtime
C$1.54 - C$47.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$103.18 - C$7,241  
   
Profit Sharing
C$495.79 - C$5,144  
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$40,906 - C$78,442  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 254

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National Average: C$58,171

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Software Developer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Software Developer in Montreal:
"Learn programming languages on the fly."
You have to learn all programming languages and their variant changes on your own time while attempting to repair and upgrade the current software tools used by the technical writers in the team.

Software Developer in Vancouver:
"Think. Don't write."
Learn how to read documentation. Figure out what problem you are trying to solve on paper, and think of a logical solution. Don't start writing code until you know exactly what you are trying to achieve.

Software Developer in Montréal:
"Keep Learning And Learning."
This is one job that you'll keep learning forever and you must do it to stay up to date for new stuff and technologies that makes your world better as a good software developer.

Software Developer in Saskatoon:
Be very careful how much personal investment you put into the day to day job. If you're going to work extra hours, do it honing your skills. When they find out you can give 110%, that becomes the new expectation. Don't let the daily stresses get to you and don't give in to unrealistic demands from unreasonable bosses.

Software Developer in Markham:
"Develop various business applications"
Need to keep learning new technologies and new approaches/methods of development.

Software Developer in Waterloo:
"Good only for junior developers learning the ropes."
Learn as much as you can and keep up to date. Technology changes faster than you think.

Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 284 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

▲4%

▲3%


▲3%

▲1%

National Average
C$58,000

C++
▼1%

SQL
▼2%


▼3%


C#
▼5%

▼6%


▼7%

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 284 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 17%