Average Early-Career Software Developer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary in Canada

C$63,156
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,213
Bonus
C$2,040
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Developer with C++ Programming Language skills in Canada is C$63,156.
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C$48k
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C$63k
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C$80k
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Salary
C$48k - C$80k
Bonus
C$489 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$395 - C$7k
Total Pay
C$46k - C$83k

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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 Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, SQL, C# Programming Language 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$55,550 based on 68 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,597 based on 209 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$82,275 based on 100 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$90,394.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 10.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Waterloo, Ontario (7.5% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (2.3% less), Calgary, Alberta (1.4% less) and Victoria, British Columbia (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 405 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.8%
Mid Career
51.6%
Experienced
24.7%
Late Career
6.9%