The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Developer is C$58,436 per year.

C$42,767 - C$76,744
C$43K
C$59K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$58,766
10%
50%
90%
C$15.62 - C$35.97
C$16
C$23
C$36
MEDIAN: C$22.76
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$78K
Salary C$42,767 - C$76,744
Bonus C$98.83 - C$7,233
Profit Sharing C$508 - C$5,099
Commission C$5,000
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$41,096 - C$78,600
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,534
Hourly Data C$0C$49
Hourly Rate C$15.62 - C$35.97
Hourly Tips C$0.25
Overtime C$15.46 - C$49.08
Annual Data C$0C$78K
Bonus C$98.83 - C$7,233
Commission C$5,000
Profit Sharing C$508 - C$5,099
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$41,096 - C$78,600
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 581

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

  • 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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$58,705

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Software Developer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Software Developer in Montreal:
"Learn programming languages on the fly."
You have to learn all programming languages and their variant changes on your own time while attempting to repair and upgrade the current software tools used by the technical writers in the team.

Software Developer in Vancouver:
"Think. Don't write."
Learn how to read documentation. Figure out what problem you are trying to solve on paper, and think of a logical solution. Don't start writing code until you know exactly what you are trying to achieve.

Software Developer in Ottawa:
"Data model."
Learn how the data model can apply to different industries.

Software Developer in Kitchener:
"Hectic schedule."
Very thorough in requirements gathering and analysis.

Software Developer in Montréal:
"Keep Learning And Learning."
This is one job that you'll keep learning forever and you must do it to stay up to date for new stuff and technologies that makes your world better as a good software developer.

Software Developer in Saskatoon:
Be very careful how much personal investment you put into the day to day job. If you're going to work extra hours, do it honing your skills. When they find out you can give 110%, that becomes the new expectation. Don't let the daily stresses get to you and don't give in to unrealistic demands from unreasonable bosses.

Software Developer in Markham:
"Develop various business applications"
Need to keep learning new technologies and new approaches/methods of development.

Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 607 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

▲3%

▲2%


▲2%

▼0%

National Average
C$59,000

C++
▼2%

SQL
▼3%


▼4%


C#
▼6%

▼7%


▼8%

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 607 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 17%