Average Software Developer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Software Developer with C++ Programming Language skills in Canada is C$66,730.
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C$49k - C$87k
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C$497 - C$7k
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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 Autolog, Ericsson Inc. and IBM Canada Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at CAE Inc. where the average pay is C$78,445. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include IBM Canada Ltd. and Autolog, earning around C$77,159 and C$71,923, respectively. International Game Technology (IGT) pays the lowest at around C$40,000. CGI Group Inc. and Navtech also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$49,174 and C$58,313, respectively.

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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$55,531 based on 67 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$63,099 based on 487 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,631 based on 237 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$81,838 based on 118 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$86,972.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Waterloo, Ontario earn an average of 7.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (6.8% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (9.4% less) and Toronto, Ontario (0.9% less).

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