Average Software Programmer Salary in Canada

C$53,206
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,650
Bonus
C$750
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The average salary for a Software Programmer in Canada is C$53,206.
10%
C$39k
MEDIAN
C$53k
90%
C$77k
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Salary
C$39k - C$77k
Bonus
C$486 - C$15k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$750
Total Pay
C$35k - C$82k

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Popular Skills for Software Programmer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Programmer

An entry-level Software Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$44,740 based on 18 salaries. An early career Software Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$49,816 based on 62 salaries. A mid-career Software Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$63,893 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Software Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,838 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$68,467.
Employees with Software Programmer in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 31.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (18.1% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (6.1% less) and Whitby, Ontario (4.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 146 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.3%
Early Career
42.5%
Mid Career
27.4%
Experienced
13.7%
Late Career
4.1%