C$92,212
Avg. Salary
C$47.80
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$9,759

Bonus

C$4,913

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) is C$47.80 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) is C$92,212 per year.

C$25.03
10%
C$47.80
50%
C$52.88
90%
MEDIAN C$47.80
C$63k
10%
C$92k
50%
C$119k
90%
MEDIAN C$92,212
C$63,175 - C$119,263
C$63K
C$92K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$92,212
10%
50%
90%
C$25.03 - C$52.88
C$48
MEDIAN: C$47.80
50%
C$0C$128K
Salary C$63,175 - C$119,263
Bonus C$1,014 - C$20,426
Profit Sharing C$4,913
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$61,606 - C$128,021
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 78
Hourly Data C$0C$52
Hourly Rate C$47.80
Annual Data C$0C$128K
Bonus C$1,014 - C$20,426
Profit Sharing C$4,913
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$61,606 - C$128,021
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Senior software development engineers typically develop and upgrade computer operating systems and application software. As experienced members of software development teams, they often perform a lead role in software development projects. Many senior software development engineers work for information technology (IT) companies, developing computer operating system software for computers and computer networks. Other senior software development engineers work for specific software publishers, creating applications for personal, business, and educational users. Across the field, the senior software development engineer's primary task is developing software that provides its users with consistent, high-quality performance.

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Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.

Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Pay By Employer

$0$175K

Amazon.com Inc
51 profiles
$143,494

Microsoft Corp
26 profiles
$147,218

$99,394

Expedia, Inc.
7 profiles
$133,107

Dell, Inc.
5 profiles
$99,990

Common Career Paths for Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)


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Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$86,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$92,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$109,000 based on 22 salaries. A Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$115,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$96,923

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

Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)?

Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Montréal:
"Work flexibility."
Pros:
Cons: Low salary.

Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Kitchener:
Pros: Casual and open environment. Good team.
Cons: CEO vision is sketchy. Market for our product seems stagnant.

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Key Stats for Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

▲19%

▲12%

National Average
C$97,000

▼5%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Java/J2EE
▲16%


C programming Language
▲11%

▲2%

National Average
C$97,000

C++
▼5%

C#
▼12%

SQL
▼14%

JavaScript
▼14%


▼20%

▼22%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼22%

ASP.NET Framework
▼23%

VB.Net
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 8%