Average Programmer Analyst Salary

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The average salary for a Programmer Analyst is C$60,642.
MEDIAN C$60,642
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C$44k - C$80k
C$405 - C$7k
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C$151 - C$5k
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C$43k - C$84k

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Job Description for Programmer Analyst

Programmer Analyst Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Work with users from identifying conceptual system requirements through completion.
  • Work with middle-tier developers to integrate back-end database code with business applications.
  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug software for web sites.
  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug database stored procedures and complex queries to extract, calculate or manipulate information.

Popular Employer Salaries for Programmer Analyst

The top respondents for the job title Programmer Analyst are from the companies CGI Group Inc., Cofomo Inc. and Scotia Bank. Reported salaries are highest at Telus Corporation where the average pay is C$91,643. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Government of Canada and Scotia Bank, earning around C$73,327 and C$67,000, respectively. Postmedia Network Inc. pays the lowest at around C$44,008. CGI Group Inc. and Cofomo Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$52,402 and C$56,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Programmer Analyst

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

Pay by Experience Level for Programmer Analyst

An entry-level Programmer Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$49,555 based on 144 salaries. An early career Programmer Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,177 based on 436 salaries. A mid-career Programmer Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,883 based on 280 salaries. An experienced Programmer Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,968 based on 225 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$78,119.
Employees with Programmer Analyst in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 11.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (4.6% more) and Mississauga, Ontario (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Québec City, Québec (5.8% less), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (4.0% less) and Montréal, Québec (2.7% less).

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