The average salary for a Software Programmer in Canada is C$53,206.
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Job Description for Software Programmer
A software programmer is responsible for programming and coding new types of software for an organization; they usually work on a computer, or a system of computers. They must be adept at programming, data processing, and database management. They do not have any direct contact with customers typically, but the job they perform can impact customers indirectly. Software programmers must have knowledge in coding and database programs such as PHP, ASP.NET and SharePoint 2013. The programmer typica…Read more
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Popular Skills for Software Programmer
C# Programming Language
C++ Programming Language
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.
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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).
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