A Senior Software Engineer in Waterloo, Ontario earns an average salary of C$83,091 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in C# Programming Language is associated with high pay for this job.

C$72,973 - C$116,297
C$73K
C$88K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$87,791
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$118K
Salary C$72,973 - C$116,297
Bonus C$7.34 - C$12,766
Profit Sharing C$2,500
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$72,975 - C$118,124
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

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.

Senior Software Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲6%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
C$91,000

Mid-Career
▼13%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C# Programming Language
▲10%

C++
▲9%

HTML
▲7%

C
▲5%

C++ Programming Language
▲5%

Java
▼0%

National Average
C$91,000

Microsoft SQL Server
▼1%

SQL
▼1%

PL/SQL
▼5%

JavaScript
▼6%

Java/J2EE
▼7%

C#
▼11%

Linux
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 4%