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Average Entry-Level Software Developer Salary in Vancouver, British Columbia

C$57,063
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$4,645
Bonus
C$3,500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Developer in Vancouver, British Columbia is C$57,063.
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CA$46k
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CA$57k
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CA$77k
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What Do Software Developers Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Software Developers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Developers?

An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$68,370 based on 467 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$79,696 based on 155 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$85,524 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$91,279.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 6.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Kitchener, Ontario (5.2% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (13.9% less), Edmonton, Alberta (9.3% less) and Montréal, Québec (3.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 723 survey responses.
Early Career
64.6%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
11.3%
Late Career
2.6%