Average Early-Career Software Developer with Java Skills Salary in Canada

C$63,468
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,432
Bonus
C$2,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Developer with Java skills in Canada is C$63,468.
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C$46k
MEDIAN
C$63k
90%
C$81k
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Salary
C$46k - C$81k
Bonus
C$978 - C$9k
Profit Sharing
C$511 - C$6k
Total Pay
C$45k - C$84k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML, .NET, SQL, 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$56,931 based on 175 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$73,887 based on 486 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$85,311 based on 197 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$88,874.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 8.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (7.1% more) and Toronto, Ontario (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (21.2% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (14.6% less) and Montréal, Québec (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 901 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.4%
Mid Career
53.9%
Experienced
21.9%
Late Career
4.8%