Average Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Canada

C$64,677
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,754
Bonus
C$12,700
Commission
C$1,987
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The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Canada is C$64,677.
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C$47k
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C$65k
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C$89k
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MEDIAN C$64,677
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Salary
C$47k - C$89k
Bonus
C$497 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$204 - C$10k
Commission
C$0 - C$13k
Total Pay
C$44k - C$92k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Skills in Java, C++ Programming Language and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language and JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$54,044 based on 79 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,461 based on 577 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,085 based on 264 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$80,189 based on 152 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$81,347.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 13.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (9.7% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Québec City, Québec (15.9% less), Edmonton, Alberta (4.7% less) and Montréal, Québec (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,091 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.2%
Early Career
52.9%
Mid Career
24.2%
Experienced
13.9%
Late Career
1.7%