An Entry-Level Software Engineer earns an average salary of C$65,072 per year.

C$48,948 - C$83,108
C$49K
C$65K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$65,072
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50%
90%

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C$14.05 - C$49.55
C$14
C$25
C$50
MEDIAN: C$25.30
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$48,948 - C$83,108  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$8,919  
Profit Sharing
C$35.00 - C$8,139  
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$46,132 - C$87,491  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 908
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$17C$34C$51
Hourly Rate
C$14.05 - C$49.55  
   
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$50.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$8,919  
   
Profit Sharing
C$35.00 - C$8,139  
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$46,132 - C$87,491  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Software Engineer Advice

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

Software Engineer in Toronto:
`"$Make the change."`
If there is a functional issue with the code don't wait until tomorrow to fix the issue. Tomorrow never comes and the system, while still functional, will always have a problem with it.

Software Engineer in Mississauga:
`"$Deep Understanding About Operating Systems."`
Analytical skills and problem solving skills are necessary for this position.

Software Engineer in Vancouver:
Deliver what you promise on time with good quality and you will progress quickly.

Software Engineer in Victoria:
`"$Follow your best career path"`
Make sure your first job is a step in the right direction; don't settle for a job that's not quite what you want to be doing. Each job should add a step to your career. When you are in a development group do your best to get to know the software, in the office and on your own time as well. Try the software as an end user, and read the code till you understand it. It will pay off in the end.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

▲5%


▲1%

Java
▼0%

Java/J2EE
▼0%

National Average
C$65,000

▼1%

C++
▼2%

C
▼2%


▼3%

SQL
▼4%


▼6%

C#
▼7%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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