The average salary for a Software Developer in Halifax, Nova Scotia is C$55,500 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Python and . NET. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$41,136 - C$76,687
C$41K
C$57K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$56,857
10%
50%
90%
C$14.68 - C$45.79
C$15
C$25
C$46
MEDIAN: C$24.72
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$77K
Salary C$41,136 - C$76,687
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,082
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$19,866
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$41,140 - C$77,756
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 154
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$14.68 - C$45.79
Overtime C$27.00
Annual Data C$0C$77K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,082
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$19,866
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$41,140 - C$77,756
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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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Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲15%

▲15%

National Average
C$56,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

Python
▲12%

▲10%

C# Programming Language
▲8%

C++ Programming Language
▲6%

C#
▲5%

Linux
▼0%

National Average
C$56,000

C
▼5%

C++
▼7%

Oracle
▼7%

▼10%

SQL
▼10%

▼11%

ASP.NET
▼12%

UNIX
▼17%

MySQL
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 17%