Entry-Level Software Developer Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Developer is C$55,853 per year.

C$42,209 - C$73,104
(Median)
C$42K
C$56K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$55,852
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C$15.37 - C$37.47
(Median)
C$15
C$23
C$37
MEDIAN: C$22.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$26KC$52KC$78K
Salary
C$42,209 - C$73,104  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,898  
Profit Sharing
C$518 - C$5,051  
Commission
C$5,000  
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$41,154 - C$75,547  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,937
National Hourly Rate 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$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$15.37 - C$37.47  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.25  
Overtime
C$19.14 - C$47.00  
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$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,898  
   
Commission
C$5,000  
Profit Sharing
C$518 - C$5,051  
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$41,154 - C$75,547  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 415
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$56,308

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Software Developer Advice

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.

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Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

C++
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Linux
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C
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Python
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Java
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National Average
C$56,000

Oracle
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C#
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.NET
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JavaScript
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SQL
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Microsoft SQL Server
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PHP
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 596 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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