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Average Software Developer Salary in Montréal, Québec

C$67,087
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$4,059
Bonus
C$2,052
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The average salary for a Software Developer in Montréal, Québec is C$67,087.
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CA$49k
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CA$67k
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CA$87k
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C$49k - C$87k
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C$991 - C$10k
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C$993 - C$12k
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What Do Software Developers Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Developer

The top respondents for the job title Software Developer are from the companies SAP America, Inc., Morgan Stanley and CGI Group Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Autolog where the average pay is C$76,250. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Morgan Stanley and CN Rail, earning around C$76,000 and C$75,860, respectively. CAE Inc. pays the lowest at around C$61,812. Nuance Communications, Inc. and SAP America, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$62,914 and C$70,809, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Software Developers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Developers?

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$54,820 based on 55 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$62,968 based on 403 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,773 based on 199 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$80,468 based on 96 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$86,972.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 6.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (4.2% more) and Toronto, Ontario (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (16.4% less), Edmonton, Alberta (12.2% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (10.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 776 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.1%
Early Career
51.9%
Mid Career
25.6%
Experienced
12.4%
Late Career
3.0%