Average Software Developer with Linux Skills Salary in Canada

C$66,285
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,111
Bonus
C$1,020
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Developer with Linux skills in Canada is C$66,285.
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C$50k
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C$66k
90%
C$87k
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Salary
C$50k - C$87k
Bonus
C$297 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$396 - C$6k
Total Pay
C$47k - C$90k

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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 Ericsson Inc., IBM Canada Ltd. and Ciena Corp. Reported salaries are highest at IBM Canada Ltd. where the average pay is C$80,000. Ericsson Inc. pays the lowest at around C$71,350.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, SQL, Java, C# Programming Language and JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

An entry-level Software Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$56,705 based on 24 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$63,615 based on 314 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,822 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$81,659 based on 58 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$84,531.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Waterloo, Ontario earn an average of 14.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (6.2% more) and Calgary, Alberta (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Edmonton, Alberta (9.3% less) and Toronto, Ontario (3.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 549 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.4%
Early Career
57.2%
Mid Career
24.4%
Experienced
10.6%
Late Career
3.5%