Average Software Developer Salary in Calgary, Alberta

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The average salary for a Software Developer in Calgary, Alberta is C$68,387.
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C$50k - C$89k
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C$740 - C$7k
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C$49k - C$93k

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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 Pason, Solium Capital and Pandell Technologies. Reported salaries are highest at Solium Capital where the average pay is C$77,994. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Pason, earning around C$76,742. Pandell Technologies pays the lowest at around C$60,000. Hitachi ID Systems also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying C$69,000.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

Skills in C# Programming Language and Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, SQL 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$52,089 based on 30 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$63,595 based on 260 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$74,978 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$83,457 based on 64 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$99,612.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Waterloo, Ontario earn an average of 2.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (1.9% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Edmonton, Alberta (16.8% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (14.4% less) and Montréal, Québec (5.0% less).

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