A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of C$89,995 per year. A skill in C programming Language is associated with high pay for this job.

C$68,024 - C$114,071
C$68K
C$89K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$89,088
10%
50%
90%
C$27.49 - C$85.00
C$27
C$52
C$85
MEDIAN: C$51.61
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$120K
Salary C$68,024 - C$114,071
Bonus C$1,020 - C$12,371
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$10,342
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$68,311 - C$120,955
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,492
Hourly Data C$0C$84
Hourly Rate C$27.49 - C$85.00
Overtime C$41.22 - C$79.51
Annual Data C$0C$120K
Bonus C$1,020 - C$12,371
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$10,342
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$68,311 - C$120,955
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 69

Job Description for Senior Software Engineer

A senior software engineer typically has a background in computer science, web development, and/or engineering. A bachelor's degree in any of those fields is generally considered a plus, as is experience working in web development. Some abilities they might have are a strong attention to detail, an ability to multitask, and an ability to work independently and on a team. Senior software engineers usually work in an office. They may work with other people to complete projects, but staying focused and working alone is typical.

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Senior Software Engineer Tasks

  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications and help manage project priorities and timelines.
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Guide and review work of junior engineers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$82,000 based on 105 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$90,000 based on 309 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$95,000 based on 360 salaries. A Senior Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$107,000 based on 89 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$91,516

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 158 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲16%

▲4%

National Average
C$92,000

▼2%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries


▲9%


▲5%

C
▲4%

Java/J2EE
▼0%

National Average
C$92,000

C++
▼1%


▼1%

▼1%



SQL
▼4%

C#
▼5%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 158 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 10%