Average Software Developer Salary in Toronto, Ontario

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The average salary for a Software Developer in Toronto, Ontario is C$69,221.
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C$50k - C$91k
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C$509 - C$10k
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C$49k - C$97k

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Software Developer are from the companies IBM Canada Ltd., The Jonah Group Ltd. and RBC Bank. Reported salaries are highest at IBM Canada Ltd. where the average pay is C$76,398. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Ceridian Canada and RBC Bank, earning around C$70,328 and C$69,120, respectively. Ramsoft pays the lowest at around C$60,000. Intelex Technologies and Tata Consultancy Services Limited also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$63,500 and C$64,328, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, C# Programming Language, SQL, 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$60,017 based on 174 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$66,631 based on 1,129 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,399 based on 430 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$84,391 based on 183 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$98,453.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 1.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Waterloo, Ontario (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Edmonton, Alberta (16.8% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (15.5% less) and Montréal, Québec (5.2% less).

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