Average Mid-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Canada

C$71,656
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$5,000
Bonus
C$1,568
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Canada is C$71,656.
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C$53k
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C$72k
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C$91k
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MEDIAN C$71,656
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Salary
C$53k - C$91k
Bonus
C$986 - C$11k
Profit Sharing
C$20 - C$10k
Total Pay
C$49k - C$94k

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Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

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

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. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$79,790 based on 141 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 13.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (8.2% more) and Toronto, Ontario (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Québec City, Québec (14.1% less), Edmonton, Alberta (6.7% less) and Montréal, Québec (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 971 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.1%
Early Career
62.5%
Experienced
14.5%
Late Career
1.9%