Average Junior Software Engineer Salary

C$50,836
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,039
Bonus
C$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Junior Software Engineer is C$50,836.
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MEDIAN C$50,836
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Salary
C$40k - C$64k
Bonus
C$967 - C$5k
Profit Sharing
C$992 - C$13k
Total Pay
C$38k - C$65k

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Job Description for Junior Software Engineer

Junior Software Engineer Tasks
  • Assist with research and develop; design software systems and applications.
  • Perform engineering level tests to find defects; troubleshoot and debug development and production issues.
  • Work closely with the team, and report clearly and accurately to management.
  • Troubleshoot, test and validate software issues; resolve issues with due urgency and maintain thorough documentation of all software solutions.

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Popular Skills for Junior Software Engineer

Skills in Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, C# Programming Language, SQL and JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Junior Software Engineer

An entry-level Junior Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$49,940 based on 324 salaries. An early career Junior Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,235 based on 370 salaries. A mid-career Junior Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$56,498 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Junior Software Engineer in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 6.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (6.4% more) and Calgary, Alberta (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (7.6% less), Edmonton, Alberta (4.3% less) and Montréal, Québec (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 706 survey responses.
Entry Level
45.9%
Early Career
52.4%
Mid Career
1.7%