Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary (Canada)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is C$74,780 per year. A skill in Java is associated with high pay for this job.

C$51,627 - C$101,267
C$52K
C$75K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$75,239
10%
50%
90%
C$14.43 - C$77.87
C$14
C$35
C$78
MEDIAN: C$34.60
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$108K
Salary C$51,627 - C$101,267
Bonus C$850 - C$10,357
Profit Sharing C$485 - C$8,243
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$51,072 - C$108,151
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 286
Hourly Data C$0C$77
Hourly Rate C$14.43 - C$77.87
Overtime C$42.00
Annual Data C$0C$108K
Bonus C$850 - C$10,357
Profit Sharing C$485 - C$8,243
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$51,072 - C$108,151
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$77,086

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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. - Always assume other people have good intentions. - Behave the way you want others to behave. - If you have to criticise someone's work, always offer guidance as well.

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.

Key Stats for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
49%

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

Java
▲11%

C++ Programming Language
▲7%

Python
▲4%

Software Development
▲4%

National Average
C$77,000

C++
▼3%

.NET
▼5%

C#
▼6%

JavaScript
▼6%

C# Programming Language
▼7%

Java/J2EE
▼8%

PHP
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 13%