Senior Software Engineer in Halifax, Nova Scotia Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Halifax, Nova Scotia is C$83,576 per year. A skill in C++ is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$50,223 - C$93,932
C$50K
C$77K
C$94K
MEDIAN: C$76,898
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$98K
Salary C$50,223 - C$93,932
Bonus C$5,500
Profit Sharing C$1,240
Total Pay (?
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C$50,223 - C$98,635
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

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.

Senior Software Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
C$77,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C++
▲29%

.NET
▲8%

Java
▲8%

C#
▲6%

National Average
C$77,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 14%