Software Developer Salary in Canada

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Average gross salary for Software Developer GROSS SALARY
CA$ 73,213
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Developer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 64,994
Average net salary for Software Developer NET SALARY
CA$ 53,519
The most typical salary for Software Developer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
CA$ 52,612
  Updated: 20 Feb 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 26%
  Salary entries: 82

Software Developer Earnings in Canada

Average salary for Software Developer in Canada is CA$ 73,213 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (82 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is CA$ 53,519 (Net). The most typical salary is CA$ 52,612 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
6 % CA$ 132,000
15 % CA$ 114,077
35 % CA$ 82,246
51 % CA$ 73,923
85 % CA$ 52,612
94 % CA$ 42,028
99 % CA$ 32,500

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Toronto CA$ 79,257 US$ 70,140 33
Montreal CA$ 77,642 US$ 66,593 14
Ottawa CA$ 74,375 US$ 67,688 08
Vancouver, Canada CA$ 59,500 US$ 56,156 06
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

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Salary entries from individual employees for Software Developer in Canada

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SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 20 Feb 2020

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

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

FULL STACK DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 Dec 2019

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

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

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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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

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

SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Dec 2018

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

CONSULTANT


 Posted: 27 Nov 2018

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

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

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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$ 115,205 CA$ 160,000
01
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$ 71,922 CA$ 82,246
15
75K US$ 68,616 CA$ 73,923
13
65K US$ 59,695 CA$ 63,041
12
55K US$ 48,784 CA$ 52,612
16
45K US$ 39,923 CA$ 42,028
07
35K US$ 30,341 CA$ 32,500
04
25K US$ 27,093 CA$ 27,000
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  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 64,622 CA$ 75,840 57
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$ 54,308 CA$ 57,500 04
Masters Degree US$ 69,812 CA$ 74,041 12
Bachelors Degree US$ 66,140 CA$ 76,034 58
Some College US$ 54,800 CA$ 59,375 08

Software Developer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Canada. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses CA$ 74,041. While Software Developer workers with Doctorate Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of CA$ 57,500. This is 28.55% 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$ 65,871 CA$ 72,861 18
4-8 Years US$ 65,188 CA$ 71,942 14
2-4 Years US$ 59,735 CA$ 68,690 10
1-2 Years US$ 63,982 CA$ 70,393 13
0-1 Year US$ 51,533 CA$ 56,771 14

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$ 56,771 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 80.41%.


  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$ 64,345 CA$ 73,333 06
27-32 US$ 64,020 CA$ 75,236 22
22-26 US$ 59,497 CA$ 69,211 18
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$ 63,485 CA$ 70,590 70
Contract US$ 85,400 CA$ 104,533 06
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. Waterloo Software Developer in Waterloo US$ 72,246 CA$ 80,000 02
2. Toronto Software Developer in Toronto US$ 70,140 CA$ 79,257 33
3. Montreal Software Developer in Montreal US$ 66,593 CA$ 77,642 14
4. Edmonton Software Developer in Edmonton US$ 72,460 CA$ 76,760 05
5. Ottawa Software Developer in Ottawa US$ 67,688 CA$ 74,375 08
6. Calgary Software Developer in Calgary US$ 59,105 CA$ 65,750 04
7. Vancouver, Canada Software Developer in Vancouver, Canada US$ 56,156 CA$ 59,500 06
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$ 89,621 US$ 89,621 248
2. Australia Australia Software Developer in Australia US$ 77,166 AU$ 88,626 49
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Developer in United Kingdom US$ 69,677 GBP 47,803 63
4. Canada Canada US$ 64,994 CA$ 73,213 82
5. Mexico Mexico Software Developer in Mexico US$ 46,640 MXN 839,500 14
6. China China Software Developer in China US$ 36,909 CNY 237,923 38
7. Russia Russia Software Developer in Russia US$ 27,306 RUB 1,350,826 23
8. India India Software Developer in India US$ 15,307 INR 938,632 450

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