Average Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Canada

C$89,255
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$5,172
Bonus
C$7,000
Commission
C$3,123
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Canada is C$89,255.
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CA$89k
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CA$117k
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C$68k - C$117k
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C$1k - C$13k
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C$1k - C$12k
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Popular Employer Salaries for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

The top respondents for the job title Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, IBM Canada Ltd. and Ubisoft Entertainment Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is C$117,915. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Shopify and IBM Canada Ltd., earning around C$107,351 and C$97,436, respectively. SAP pays the lowest at around C$81,397. Ubisoft Entertainment Inc. and Ceridian Canada also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$85,396 and C$87,775, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers?

An entry-level Sr. 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$77,845 based on 13 salaries. An early career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$81,244 based on 200 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$88,009 based on 841 salaries. An experienced Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$91,128 based on 1,165 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$97,043.
Employees with Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 10.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (7.1% more) and Calgary, Alberta (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (10.9% less) and Montréal, Québec (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,582 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.5%
Early Career
7.7%
Mid Career
32.6%
Experienced
45.1%
Late Career
14.1%