The average pay for an Experienced Software Designer is C$88,477 per year.

C$72,719 - C$105,229
C$73K
C$88K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$87,954
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$120K
Salary C$72,719 - C$105,229
Bonus C$1,546 - C$10,033
Profit Sharing C$5,000
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$75,947 - C$120,951
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

Job Description for Software Designer

The software designer uses their knowledge of programming and development to design new software, shepherding it through the development process and adjusting the overall focus as needed with the assistance and feedback of developers, programmers, and testers. The software designer's job mainly entails designing software and iterating its methodology, answering questions such as how the program will work, how it will fit alongside other software used by target users, how easy users will find it, and how effective it will be at achieving the vision originally imagined by the designer.

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Software Designer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

Software Designer Job Listings

Key Stats for Software Designer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
10-19 years
78%
20 years or more
22%

Skills That Affect Software Designer Salaries

Java
▲2%

National Average
C$91,000

C++
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%