Average Software Developer Salary at iQmetrix in Canada

C$70,197
Avg. Salary
C$3,250
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The average salary for a Software Developer at iQmetrix in Canada is C$70,197.
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C$54k
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C$94k
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MEDIAN C$70,197
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Salary
C$54k - C$94k
Bonus
C$3k - C$4k
Total Pay
C$55k - C$94k

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Job Description for Software Developer

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

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Developer

The top respondents for the job title Software Developer are from the companies IBM Canada Ltd., Autolog and VendAsta. Reported salaries are highest at IBM Canada Ltd. where the average pay is C$76,542. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include SAP and Ericsson Inc., earning around C$76,441 and C$72,530, respectively. CGI Group Inc. pays the lowest at around C$60,741. VendAsta and SAP America, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$61,224 and C$70,716, respectively.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$60,737 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$76,755 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$75,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Winnipeg, Manitoba earn an average of 8.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (8.8% less) and Regina, Saskatchewan (4.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Early Career
44.1%
Mid Career
35.3%
Experienced
20.6%