C$53,223
Avg. Salary
C$20.52
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,990

Profit Sharing

C$1,500

The average pay for a Computer Programmer is $21.33 per hour.

The average pay for a Computer Programmer is $61,120 per year.

$15
10%
$21
50%
$37
90%
MEDIAN $21
$38k
10%
$53k
50%
$79k
90%
MEDIAN $53,223
C$37,507 - C$79,474
C$38K
C$53K
C$79K
MEDIAN: C$53,223
10%
50%
90%
C$14.65 - C$36.79
C$15
C$21
C$37
MEDIAN: C$20.52
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$81K
Salary C$37,507 - C$79,474
Bonus C$4.89 - C$9,906
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$14,795
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$34,999 - C$81,271
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 425
Hourly Data C$0C$53
Hourly Rate C$14.65 - C$36.79
Overtime C$1.01 - C$53.93
Annual Data C$0C$81K
Bonus C$4.89 - C$9,906
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$14,795
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$34,999 - C$81,271
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 132

Job Description for Computer Programmer

Computer programmers work in a wide range of industries, but generally in offices as salaried employees who code or write computer software and write, design, debug, troubleshoot, and maintain source code related to various computer programs. They also ensure that all source code is written in programming languages that can be understood by the computer so that programs can then be used by end-users. They may also customize computer programs which were purchased from vendors.

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Computer Programmer Tasks

  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.

Common Career Paths for Computer Programmer


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Popular Skills for Computer Programmer

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Computer Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 199 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$61,000 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$71,000 based on 61 salaries. A Computer Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$72,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,717

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Computer Programmer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Computer Programmer?

Computer Programmer in Brampton:
"I like my job very much."
Pros: It is relaxing and is very much interesting.
Cons: Sometimes I hate the time when I cannot complete the contract.

Computer Programmer in Windsor:
Pros: There are always new things to figure out or new projects that need a lot of thinking time - tasks are always interesting.
Cons: People think you can repair ridiculous things, such as phone lines or fax machines.

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Key Stats for Computer Programmer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Computer Programmer Salaries

▲40%

▲38%

▲17%

National Average
C$52,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Computer Programmer Salaries

▲9%



▲3%


▲1%

National Average
C$52,000

C# Programming Language
▼1%

SQL
▼2%

▼2%

C++
▼3%


C#
▼4%

▼5%

▼6%

PHP
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 26%