C$87,109
Avg. Salary
C$51.05
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$5,111

Bonus

C$3,859

Profit Sharing

C$4,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is C$51.05 per hour.

The average pay for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is C$87,109 per year.

10%
C$24.89
10%
C$51.05
50%
C$84.42
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$51.05
10%
C$65k
10%
C$87k
50%
C$114k
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$87,109
C$64,867 - C$113,841
C$65K
C$87K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$87,109
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90%
C$24.89 - C$84.42
C$25
C$51
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MEDIAN: C$51.05
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50%
90%
C$0C$121K
Salary C$64,867 - C$113,841
Bonus C$1,003 - C$12,458
Profit Sharing C$993 - C$10,011
Commission C$4,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$64,941 - C$121,613
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,420
Hourly Data C$0C$84
Hourly Rate C$24.89 - C$84.42
Hourly Tips C$7.94
Overtime C$38.54 - C$64.85
Annual Data C$0C$121K
Bonus C$1,003 - C$12,458
Commission C$4,000
Profit Sharing C$993 - C$10,011
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$64,941 - C$121,613
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 192

Job Description for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Sr. software engineers/developers/programmers are in charge of a team of computer professionals who develop the different software programs sold by software companies or used by various businesses. As the head of this department, they must be able to solve problems that even the intelligent people whom they work with may not be able to handle. Their job is to lead a team in developing products that make work and everyday life easier for the general public or for business employees.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$77,000 based on 160 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$85,000 based on 534 salaries. An experienced Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$91,000 based on 629 salaries. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$93,000 based on 140 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$90,182

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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer?

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Regina:
"Easy Commute."
Pros: Regina has a very short and easy commute. It takes about 10 minutes to get anywhere in the city. Even rush hour traffic is pretty quick.
Cons: Falls are short and winters are long.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Vancouver:
"Crestron in Vancouver."
Pros: Beautiful.
Cons: Expensive.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Edmonton:
Pros:
Cons: The weather

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Kitchener:
"Every day is a whole new ball game."
Pros: family atmosphere
Cons: no room for advancement

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Sudbury:
"Obscene CEO and upper management pay gap."
Make your compensation demands known. Don't settle for anything.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Vancouver:
"Reliability and clarity are more important than cleverness."
- Focus on making your code understandable. - Communicate by speaking other peoples language (e.g. Marketing personal will not understand technical descriptions) - Respect others, just because they lack technical understanding doesn't make them stupid.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in St. John's:
"Constant learning."
You have to love research. Constantly looking at what is new, what languages exist for what functions.

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Key Stats for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 345 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
C$90,000

▼6%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲2%

▲2%


National Average
C$90,000

JavaScript
▼2%


C
▼3%

▼5%

▼5%


SQL
▼6%


C++
▼7%

C#
▼8%


▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 345 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 12%