The average salary for a Junior Software Engineer is C$50,836.
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Job Description for Junior Software Engineer
A junior software engineer designs codes for new software and also modifies current software. They are responsible for correcting defects and debugging software. They also recommend changes to existing software, as well as develop ideas for implementing future software. A junior software engineer must be able to keep up with rapidly changing computer technology. They must be proficient in Java-based applications, as well as work with a team of other engineers and/or information technology (IT) p…Read more
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
C# Programming Language
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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