Average Software Developer Salary in Edmonton, Alberta

C$57,089
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,600
Bonus
C$2,500
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The average salary for a Software Developer in Edmonton, Alberta is C$57,089.
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C$46k
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MEDIAN C$57,089
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Salary
C$46k - C$83k
Bonus
C$102 - C$6k
Profit Sharing
C$983 - C$19k
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.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

Skills in C# Programming Language and .NET are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML, SQL 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$50,341 based on 22 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,337 based on 153 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$67,379 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$82,386 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$88,820.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Waterloo, Ontario earn an average of 22.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (22.2% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (21.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 285 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.7%
Early Career
53.7%
Mid Career
27.7%
Experienced
7.4%
Late Career
3.5%