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

C$63,298
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,938
Bonus
C$2,005
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The average salary for a Software Developer with C# Programming Language skills in Canada is C$63,298.
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C$45k
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C$63k
90%
C$85k
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C$45k - C$85k
Bonus
C$493 - C$8k
Profit Sharing
C$506 - C$7k
Total Pay
C$44k - C$88k

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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, iQmetrix and Desire2learn Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at IBM Canada Ltd. where the average pay is C$75,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Desire2learn Inc. and Autolog, earning around C$74,676 and C$72,044, respectively. CAE Inc. pays the lowest at around C$59,686. CGI Group Inc. and iQmetrix also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$61,878 and C$68,003, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

Skills in JavaScript, Java and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML and .NET.

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$50,505 based on 117 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,001 based on 1,199 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,815 based on 682 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$78,815 based on 337 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$88,808.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 9.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (9.3% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (7.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Edmonton, Alberta (9.3% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.7% less) and Montréal, Québec (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,404 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
49.9%
Mid Career
28.4%
Experienced
14.0%
Late Career
2.9%