The average salary for a Software Development Engineer (SDE) is C$81,425 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$60,730 - C$112,218
C$61K
C$87K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$87,173
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$120K
Salary C$60,730 - C$112,218
Bonus C$1,750 - C$20,000
Profit Sharing C$509 - C$15,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$62,016 - C$120,286
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 153

Job Description for Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Software development engineers (SDE) work in a range of industries to apply the principles and techniques of computer engineering, information analysis, and computer science to design, build, and develop their employers’ computer systems and software. Experienced computer software engineers may work independently as consultants to various organizations, and may either build computer systems and software from scratch or customize existing systems and software which were purchased from vendors. They must make all software modifications as requested by their clients or employers and test all software to ensure that it works properly.

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Software Development Engineer (SDE) Tasks

  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.

Software Development Engineer (SDE) Pay By Employer

$0$134K

Amazon.com Inc
625 profiles
$105,789

Microsoft Corp
161 profiles
$111,062

Expedia, Inc.
41 profiles
$95,526

Yahoo! Inc.
18 profiles
$107,766

Zillow, Inc.
17 profiles
$98,626

Dell, Inc.
16 profiles
$76,790

$88,890

Groupon, Inc.
9 profiles
$113,680

$87,032

Software Development Engineer (SDE) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$91,629

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Key Stats for Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

▲2%

National Average
C$92,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

C#
▲5%

National Average
C$92,000

▼2%

ASP.NET Framework
▼2%

C# Programming Language
▼4%

.NET
▼4%


C++
▼10%

Python
▼11%

JavaScript
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 5%