Average Programmer Analyst Salary in Canada

C$61,674
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C$2,944
Bonus
C$2,200
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The average salary for a Programmer Analyst in Canada is C$61,674.
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CA$44k
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CA$62k
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CA$81k
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C$44k - C$81k
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C$518 - C$7k
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C$519 - C$8k
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C$43k - C$86k
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What Do Programmer Analysts Do?

Programmer Analyst Tasks
  • Design, implement, and test database schemas.
  • Identify schedule, features, and resources required.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

Job Satisfaction for Programmer Analyst

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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 Giro Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Telus Corporation where the average pay is C$85,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Government of Canada and Giro Inc., earning around C$73,327 and C$60,105, respectively. Postmedia Network Inc. pays the lowest at around C$43,737. CGI Group Inc. and Cofomo Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$55,000 and C$56,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Programmer Analysts?

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.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Programmer Analysts?

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$50,927 based on 35 salaries. An early career Programmer Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,613 based on 396 salaries. A mid-career Programmer Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$65,256 based on 217 salaries. An experienced Programmer Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,193 based on 203 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$78,606.
Employees with Programmer Analyst in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 11.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (6.7% more) and Mississauga, Ontario (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Québec City, Québec (5.2% less), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (1.8% less) and Montréal, Québec (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 927 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.8%
Early Career
42.7%
Mid Career
23.4%
Experienced
21.9%
Late Career
8.2%