Software Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Software Engineer is C$67,614 per year. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$49,118 - C$90,434
(Median)
C$49K
C$68K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$67,613
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C$15.76 - C$61.60
(Median)
C$16
C$30
C$62
MEDIAN: C$30
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Salary
C$49,118 - C$90,434  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,742  
Profit Sharing
C$154.56 - C$12,114  
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$48,814 - C$95,574  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,608
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$23C$46C$69
Hourly Rate
C$15.76 - C$61.60  
   
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$67.13  
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$0.00 - C$9,742  
   
Profit Sharing
C$154.56 - C$12,114  
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$48,814 - C$95,574  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 235
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$68,615

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Software Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Software Engineer?

Software Engineer in Toronto:
"Lots Of Learning Ahead."
Pros: - learning experience. - less people conflict resolution and more problem solving involvement.
Cons: - stress level. - management.

Software Engineer in Winnipeg:
Pros: I enjoy the freedom to develop exceptional software used by hundreds of people.
Cons: Not much. At times I guess the lack of appreciation for what we do. Users tend to focus on the bugs and failures, not the successes.

Software Engineer in Peterborough:
"The People Are Great But The Workload Is Excessive."
Pros: The people are very kind and helpful. The small size of the business means lots of latitude in what skills I learn and what projects I undertake.
Cons: There's almost no project management or scheduling, so projects are generally late. Because of this, I am almost perpetually in crunch mode and working 60+ hours each week, with no compensation.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries




National Average
C$69,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

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C
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Linux
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C++
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Java/J2EE
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Python
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PHP
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Microsoft SQL Server
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National Average
C$69,000

Java
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SQL
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HTML
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C#
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JavaScript
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.NET
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 333 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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