The average salary for a Software Engineer in Waterloo, Ontario is C$72,180 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$52,379 - C$95,882
C$52K
C$75K
C$96K
MEDIAN: C$75,005
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$98K
Salary C$52,379 - C$95,882
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,181
Profit Sharing C$2,035
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$53,841 - C$98,421
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

Job Description for Software Engineer

In the world of software design and development, a software engineer plays a key role. The engineer is typically the person who helps to develop the ways that software functions created by a software design team will work. The software engineer will work with designers to help consolidate disparate program functions into a unified whole. The engineer also works with programmers and coders to help map out various programming tasks and smaller functions, which are then combined into larger, functioning programs or new features for existing software.

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Software Engineer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

Software Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
11%

Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

National Average
C$77,000

▼2%

Mid-Career
▼4%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

C++
▲5%

SQL
▼0%

National Average
C$77,000

Python
▼2%

C++ Programming Language
▼2%

Java
▼6%

JavaScript
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 7%