An Experienced Lead Software Engineer earns an average salary of C$95,396 per year.

C$72,838 - C$121,161
C$73K
C$92K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$91,825
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$125K
Salary C$72,838 - C$121,161
Bonus C$203 - C$15,152
Profit Sharing C$2,520
Total Pay (?
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C$73,404 - C$125,294
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 125

Job Description for Lead Software Engineer

A lead software engineer holds many responsibilities, primarily developing and testing software programs. Responsibilities for a lead software engineer can vary vastly depending on the company, department, and infrastructure of the employer. They are employed in a variety of sectors, including not only software companies, but also in health care, insurance, retail, and many other industries. Lead software engineers can expect to be involved in design planning, scheduling release dates, participating in product committees, contacting clients, and heading up project leadership.

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Lead Software Engineer Tasks

  • Implement high quality code in an agile, test-driven development environment.
  • Create detailed software development plans and assign tasks to team members.
  • Scope development effort, and provide reliable resource and timeline estimates.
  • Coach and mentor development staff.
  • Perform performance and scalability analysis as needed.

Lead Software Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$93,590

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

Key Stats for Lead Software Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
10-19 years
90%
20 years or more
10%

Skills That Affect Lead Software Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
▲10%

C++
▲6%

Java
▲5%

National Average
C$94,000

SQL
▼1%

▼3%

C#
▼4%

C# Programming Language
▼6%

ASP.NET
▼7%

ASP.NET Framework
▼8%

PHP
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 4%