Average Software Developer Salary in Halifax, Nova Scotia

C$55,112
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,818
Bonus
C$1,499
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The average salary for a Software Developer in Halifax, Nova Scotia is C$55,112.
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C$41k
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C$55k
90%
C$79k
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Salary
C$41k - C$79k
Bonus
C$485 - C$6k
Profit Sharing
C$511 - C$2k
Total Pay
C$41k - C$79k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

Skills in SQL and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language, Java 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$47,029 based on 8 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$52,004 based on 110 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$66,336 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,896 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$65,000.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 26.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (25.8% more) and Calgary, Alberta (24.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 180 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.4%
Early Career
61.1%
Mid Career
17.2%
Experienced
14.4%
Late Career
2.8%