A Software Developer in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average salary of C$70,709 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$48,666 - C$89,340
C$49K
C$68K
C$89K
MEDIAN: C$68,138
10%
50%
90%
C$15.68 - C$49.32
C$16
C$23
C$49
MEDIAN: C$22.77
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$92K
Salary C$48,666 - C$89,340
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,771
Profit Sharing C$395 - C$8,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$46,202 - C$92,081
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 516
Hourly Data C$0C$51
Hourly Rate C$15.68 - C$49.32
Overtime C$0.00 - C$51.89
Annual Data C$0C$92K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,771
Profit Sharing C$395 - C$8,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$46,202 - C$92,081
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

Job Description for Software Developer

Software developers develop computer applications that allow users to perform specific tasks on computers or other devices. They may also develop or customize existing systems that run devices or control networks. Most of the time, software developers work in an office. A bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, information technology, or other relevant majors is often required. They are required to have relevant job experience.

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Software Developer Tasks

  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

Pay by Experience for a Software Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 162 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$78,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Software Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$88,000 based on 33 salaries. A Software Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$79,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲29%

Late-Career
▲15%

▲13%

National Average
C$69,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries


▲5%


C
▲4%

▲4%

C++
▲2%

SQL
▲2%

▼0%

National Average
C$69,000

C#
▼2%

VB.Net
▼6%

▼6%

▼7%

▼8%

▼9%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 12%