Average Experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

C$79,790
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$5,300
Bonus
C$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is C$79,790.
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C$54k
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C$101k
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MEDIAN C$79,790
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Salary
C$54k - C$101k
Bonus
C$750 - C$13k
Profit Sharing
C$1k - C$8k
Total Pay
C$52k - C$108k

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Job Description for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

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

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$53,838 based on 205 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,248 based on 607 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,656 based on 302 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$82,722.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (6.3% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (1.9% less) and Calgary, Alberta (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,132 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.1%
Early Career
53.6%
Mid Career
26.7%
Late Career
1.6%