The average pay for a Software Development Director is C$102,056 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$90,217 - C$142,503
C$90K
C$120K
C$140K
MEDIAN: C$118,292
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$154K
Salary C$90,217 - C$142,503
Bonus C$4,870 - C$29,299
Profit Sharing C$2,000
Total Pay (?
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C$90,981 - C$154,812
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

Job Description for Software Development Director

Software development directors are in charge of planning and overseeing the software development process. They are responsible for guiding software programmers and other professionals to meet company objectives, as well as help create software project requirements based on collaboration with colleagues and customer needs. One of the software development director's main responsibilities includes facilitating communication between software developers and support professionals. They also interact with company clients to gather information about possible software product improvements. Software development directors create detailed reports based on the testing and development phases as well.

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Software Development Director Tasks

  • Hire, review, and fire managers.
  • Prioritize and allocate projects, products, and resources with the assistance of architects and managers.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities associated with creating software across multiple functional areas and products.
  • Participate in the strategic decisions about technology, definition, and implementation of the software products.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities of a multi-team or cross-functional organization.

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Key Stats for Software Development Director

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
62%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Software Development Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
C$125,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Software Development Director Salaries

National Average
C$125,000

Process Improvement
▼7%

People Management
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
62%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 9%