The average salary for a Software Engineering Manager in Canada is C$117,864.
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Job Description for Software Engineering Manager
A software engineering manager is an important component of any technological services company that deals with software. This individual is responsible for assembling a team of software engineers that can work quickly and successfully on software products. This team is largely responsible for providing maintenance on any software products that may malfunction, and they may also develop new software. While the software engineering manager may also work directly with software in a hands-on way, mo…Read more
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Popular Skills for Software Engineering Manager
Software Development Management
Agile Software Development
Skills in Software Development Management, People Management, Software Architecture and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Agile Software Development.
Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineering Manager
An early career Software Engineering Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$99,514 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$117,989 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Software Engineering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$119,594 based on 83 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$120,486.
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Employees with Software Engineering Manager in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 6.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (15.2% less), Calgary, Alberta (15.2% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (6.2% less).
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