C$86,259
Avg. Salary
C$50.22
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$5,092

Profit Sharing

C$3,214

Commission

C$4,000

The average pay for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is C$50.22 per hour.

The average pay for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is C$86,259 per year.

$25
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$82
90%
MEDIAN $50
$65k
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$86k
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$112k
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MEDIAN $86,259
C$64,553 - C$112,399
C$65K
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C$110K
MEDIAN: C$86,259
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C$25.21 - C$81.90
C$25
C$50
C$82
MEDIAN: C$50.22
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C$0C$120K
Salary C$64,553 - C$112,399
Bonus C$983 - C$13,135
Profit Sharing C$888 - C$9,975
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$64,548 - C$120,888
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 4 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,282
Hourly Data C$0C$81
Hourly Rate C$25.21 - C$81.90
Hourly Tips C$7.94
Overtime C$35.48 - C$64.96
Annual Data C$0C$120K
Bonus C$983 - C$13,135
Commission C$4,000
Profit Sharing C$888 - C$9,975
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$64,548 - C$120,888
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 4 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 197

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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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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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$89,205

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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Advice

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

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
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 310 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
C$89,000

▼5%

▼14%

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

▲3%

▲3%


National Average
C$89,000

JavaScript
▼1%


C
▼2%

▼4%

▼4%


SQL
▼5%


C++
▼6%

C#
▼7%


▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 310 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 11%