SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SALARY IN CANADA

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Average gross salary for Software Developer GROSS SALARY
CA$ 75,174
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Developer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 65,816
Average net salary for Software Developer NET SALARY
CA$ 54,485
The most typical salary for Software Developer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
CA$ 82,038
  Updated: 30 Apr 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 89

Software Developer Earnings in Canada

Average salary for Software Developer in Canada is CA$ 75,174.

Average take home earning is CA$ 54,485 (Net).

The most typical salary is CA$ 82,038 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (89 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % CA$ 140,000
16 % CA$ 114,077
38 % CA$ 82,038
53 % CA$ 73,923
87 % CA$ 52,458
94 % CA$ 42,028
99 % CA$ 32,500
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Toronto CA$ 78,986 US$ 69,273 36
Montreal CA$ 81,000 US$ 67,810 17
Ottawa CA$ 74,375 US$ 67,688 08
Vancouver, Canada CA$ 75,142 US$ 66,487 07
Edmonton CA$ 76,760 US$ 72,460 05
Calgary CA$ 65,750 US$ 59,105 04
Waterloo CA$ 80,000 US$ 72,246 02
Winnipeg CA$ 45,600 US$ 39,681 02

Salary entries from individual employees for Software Developer in Canada

Below is the list of 89 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(22/22)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER II


 Posted: 30 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Python, Git, Go."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 169,000
US$ 128,474

(21/22)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 02 Apr 2020

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "C and embedded with telecommunication and dsp knowledge."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 80,000
US$ 60,816

(20/22)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 14 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "SDE back-end, data team."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 83,000
US$ 63,097

(19/22)  JAVA DEVELOPER


 Posted: 10 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Senior software developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 160,000
US$ 121,632

(18/22)  JUNIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 09 Mar 2020

Some College, 1-2 years: "Embedded systems c++ programming, also UI and some backend stuff."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 50,000
US$ 38,010

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(17/22)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 20 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Develop software."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 111,000
US$ 84,382

(16/22)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Computer Science Degree, Computer Programming Certificate."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 50,000
US$ 38,010

(15/22)  FULL STACK DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Frontend + Backend developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 56,000
US$ 44,844

(14/22)  EMBEDDED SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Design, code and test C features for switches and routes."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 130,000
US$ 104,103

(13/22)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 26 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Security Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 65,000
US$ 52,052

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(12/22)  APPLICATION DEVELOPER


 Posted: 20 May 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Oracle database, JAVA, Oracle ADF."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 80,000
US$ 64,064

(11/22)  FULL STACK DEVELOPER


 Posted: 07 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Web Development, Software Development, Ecommerce."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 65,000
US$ 52,052

(10/22)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 23 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Writing, reviewing code, deploying software on the web."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 84,700
US$ 67,827

(9/22)  INTEGRATIONS ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I integrate APIs into clients pos systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 122,000
US$ 97,697

(8/22)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Dec 2018

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Design Software Systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 30,000
US$ 24,024

(7/22)  CONSULTANT


 Posted: 27 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Salesforce implementation and development."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 70,000
US$ 56,056

(6/22)  PROGRAMMER ANALYST


 Posted: 27 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Development and maintenance of internal software."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 86,000
US$ 68,868

(5/22)  JAVA AND NODEJS SENIOR BACKEND DEVELOPER


 Posted: 31 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "REST API, third party integrations, database development, relational and non-relational and all backend development on many projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 134,000
US$ 107,306

(4/22)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 29 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Design, coding, testing."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 178,000
US$ 142,541

(3/22)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "AEM Developer working on Adobe Marketing Cloud."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 102,000
US$ 81,681

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(2/22)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 40,000
US$ 32,032

(1/22)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 04 Dec 2017

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "I gather and analyse requirements. I design, code and test software. Collaborate with team members."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 140,000
US$ 107,002

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   CANADA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
175K US$ 142,541 CA$ 178,000
01
165K US$ 121,770 CA$ 163,000
03
145K US$ 107,002 CA$ 140,000
01
135K US$ 105,705 CA$ 132,000
02
115K US$ 102,312 CA$ 114,077
04
125K US$ 96,437 CA$ 120,666
03
105K US$ 81,681 CA$ 102,000
01
95K US$ 77,444 CA$ 97,000
01
85K US$ 70,378 CA$ 82,038
18
75K US$ 68,616 CA$ 73,923
13
65K US$ 59,107 CA$ 63,192
13
55K US$ 48,150 CA$ 52,458
17
45K US$ 39,923 CA$ 42,028
07
35K US$ 30,341 CA$ 32,500
04
25K US$ 27,093 CA$ 27,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 65,806 CA$ 78,279 64
Women US$ 67,211 CA$ 80,277 04
N/A US$ 65,580 CA$ 64,738 21

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 55,609 CA$ 62,000 05
Masters Degree US$ 69,370 CA$ 74,500 13
Bachelors Degree US$ 67,764 CA$ 78,822 62
Some College US$ 52,934 CA$ 58,333 09

Software Developer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Canada. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses CA$ 74,500. While Software Developer workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of CA$ 58,333. This is 31.05% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 92,973 CA$ 106,250 04
16-20 Years US$ 81,477 CA$ 109,000 03
12-16 Years US$ 77,381 CA$ 89,333 06
8-12 Years US$ 69,165 CA$ 77,921 19
4-8 Years US$ 67,669 CA$ 77,188 17
2-4 Years US$ 59,735 CA$ 68,690 10
1-2 Years US$ 62,127 CA$ 68,936 14
0-1 Year US$ 52,836 CA$ 59,862 16

Software Developer workers in Canada with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of CA$ 106,250 compared to CA$ 59,862 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 75.97%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
45-50 US$ 72,587 CA$ 86,000 02
39-44 US$ 83,192 CA$ 99,333 09
33-38 US$ 64,305 CA$ 74,285 07
27-32 US$ 68,131 CA$ 81,892 26
22-26 US$ 58,603 CA$ 68,940 20
16-21 US$ 55,283 CA$ 70,000 03
Less US$ 27,093 CA$ 27,000 01
N/A US$ 65,580 CA$ 64,738 21
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 62,960 CA$ 70,657 75
Contract US$ 95,313 CA$ 119,525 08
Self Employed US$ 51,266 CA$ 58,750 04
Part Time US$ 84,027 CA$ 100,000 02
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   CANADA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Montreal Software Developer in Montreal US$ 67,810 CA$ 81,000 17
2. Waterloo Software Developer in Waterloo US$ 72,246 CA$ 80,000 02
3. Toronto Software Developer in Toronto US$ 69,273 CA$ 78,986 36
4. Edmonton Software Developer in Edmonton US$ 72,460 CA$ 76,760 05
5. Vancouver, Canada Software Developer in Vancouver, Canada US$ 66,487 CA$ 75,142 07
6. Ottawa Software Developer in Ottawa US$ 67,688 CA$ 74,375 08
7. Calgary Software Developer in Calgary US$ 59,105 CA$ 65,750 04
8. Winnipeg Software Developer in Winnipeg US$ 39,681 CA$ 45,600 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Software Developer US$ 89,778 US$ 89,778 251
2. Australia Australia Software Developer in Australia US$ 77,978 AU$ 90,254 50
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Developer in United Kingdom US$ 69,859 GBP 47,994 64
4. Canada Canada US$ 65,816 CA$ 75,174 89
5. Mexico Mexico Software Developer in Mexico US$ 46,063 MXN 831,533 15
6. China China Software Developer in China US$ 42,344 CNY 277,883 42
7. Russia Russia Software Developer in Russia US$ 27,306 RUB 1,350,826 23
8. India India Software Developer in India US$ 15,767 INR 979,328 485

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