The average pay for a Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) is C$97,394 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Java/J2EE is associated with high pay for this job.

C$74,865 - C$121,209
C$75K
C$99K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$99,177
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$137K
Salary C$74,865 - C$121,209
Bonus C$10,000
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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C$71,475 - C$137,020
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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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$100,745

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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
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

National Average
C$101,000

▼8%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Java/J2EE
▲11%


C programming Language
▲7%

National Average
C$101,000

▼2%

C++
▼9%

C#
▼15%

SQL
▼17%

JavaScript
▼18%


▼23%

▼25%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼25%

ASP.NET Framework
▼26%

VB.Net
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 13%
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