The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Calgary, Alberta is C$90,000 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft SQL Server, . NET, SQL, and C#.

C$66,641 - C$106,180
C$67K
C$89K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$88,591
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$118K
Salary C$66,641 - C$106,180
Bonus C$1,021 - C$19,574
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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C$67,563 - C$118,644
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

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

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

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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$81,000 based on 15 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 12 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$92,000 based on 9 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$102,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
C$90,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
▲21%

SQL
▲15%

▲15%

C#
▲14%

HTML
▲7%

C# Programming Language
▲6%

C++ Programming Language
▲3%

Linux
▼0%

Java
▼0%

National Average
C$90,000

ASP.NET
▼1%

JavaScript
▼4%

C++
▼6%

C
▼7%

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 8%