Average Senior Software Engineer Salary in Toronto, Ontario

C$97,590
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$8,066
Bonus
C$2,061
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The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, Ontario is C$97,590.
10%
CA$77k
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CA$98k
90%
CA$122k
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C$77k - C$122k
Bonus
C$2k - C$16k
Profit Sharing
C$507 - C$18k
Total Pay
C$77k - C$130k
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Job Description for Senior Software Engineer

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Senior Software Engineer are from the companies Instacart, Amazon.com Inc and IBM Canada Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at IBM Canada Ltd. where the average pay is C$107,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Instacart, earning around C$105,000. CGI Group Inc. pays the lowest at around C$84,253. Capgemini also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying C$90,000.

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Popular Skills for Senior Software Engineer

Skills in Java and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, C# Programming Language and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

An early career Senior Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$95,962 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Senior Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$96,546 based on 274 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$101,187 based on 206 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$106,522.
Employees with Senior Software Engineer in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 3.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (2.9% more) and Calgary, Alberta (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (17.3% less), Mississauga, Ontario (7.8% less) and Montréal, Québec (7.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 582 survey responses.
Early Career
11.9%
Mid Career
47.1%
Experienced
35.4%
Late Career
5.7%