SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SALARY IN CANADA

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Average gross salary for Software Developer GROSS SALARY
CA$ 78,338
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Developer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 67,590
Average net salary for Software Developer NET SALARY
CA$ 56,031
The most typical salary for Software Developer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
CA$ 82,038
  Updated: 10 Oct 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 28%
  Salary entries: 96

Average salary for Software Developer in Canada is CA$ 78,338.

Average take home earning is CA$ 56,031 (Net).

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

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
5 % CA$ 163,000
19 % CA$ 113,262
21 % CA$ 101,000
55 % CA$ 74,000
88 % CA$ 52,458
95 % CA$ 42,028
99 % CA$ 32,500
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Toronto CA$ 78,986 US$ 69,273 36
Montreal CA$ 81,850 US$ 67,521 20
Ottawa CA$ 83,500 US$ 72,395 10
Vancouver, Canada CA$ 93,250 US$ 79,081 08
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 BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   CANADA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 167,244 CA$ 220,000
01
175K US$ 142,541 CA$ 178,000
01
165K US$ 121,770 CA$ 163,000
03
145K US$ 106,715 CA$ 140,000
02
135K US$ 105,705 CA$ 132,000
02
115K US$ 98,574 CA$ 113,262
05
125K US$ 96,084 CA$ 121,750
04
105K US$ 78,850 CA$ 101,000
02
95K US$ 77,444 CA$ 97,000
01
85K US$ 70,378 CA$ 82,038
18
75K US$ 67,788 CA$ 74,000
14
65K US$ 58,143 CA$ 62,964
14
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$ 68,205 CA$ 82,252 71
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$ 70,025 CA$ 82,567 67
Some College US$ 56,003 CA$ 63,500 10
High School US$ 57,015 CA$ 75,000 01

Software Developer workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Canada. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses CA$ 82,567. While Software Developer workers with Doctorate Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of CA$ 62,000. This is 25.92% lower of what Bachelors 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$ 91,103 CA$ 107,000 05
16-20 Years US$ 81,477 CA$ 109,000 03
12-16 Years US$ 83,217 CA$ 100,125 08
8-12 Years US$ 69,165 CA$ 77,921 19
4-8 Years US$ 73,349 CA$ 85,905 19
2-4 Years US$ 58,451 CA$ 67,900 11
1-2 Years US$ 61,786 CA$ 69,340 15
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$ 107,000 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 72.43%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
45-50 US$ 76,266 CA$ 94,000 03
39-44 US$ 83,192 CA$ 99,333 09
33-38 US$ 72,399 CA$ 87,222 09
27-32 US$ 70,577 CA$ 86,140 30
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$ 65,280 CA$ 74,747 82
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. Vancouver, Canada Software Developer in Vancouver, Canada US$ 79,081 CA$ 93,250 08
2. Ottawa Software Developer in Ottawa US$ 72,395 CA$ 83,500 10
3. Montreal Software Developer in Montreal US$ 67,521 CA$ 81,850 20
4. Waterloo Software Developer in Waterloo US$ 72,246 CA$ 80,000 02
5. Toronto Software Developer in Toronto US$ 69,273 CA$ 78,986 36
6. Edmonton Software Developer in Edmonton US$ 72,460 CA$ 76,760 05
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$ 90,123 US$ 90,123 255
2. Australia Australia Software Developer in Australia US$ 76,578 AU$ 89,090 52
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Developer in United Kingdom US$ 70,440 GBP 48,532 65
4. Canada Canada US$ 67,590 CA$ 78,338 96
5. Mexico Mexico Software Developer in Mexico US$ 45,491 MXN 823,312 16
6. China China Software Developer in China US$ 42,344 CNY 277,883 42
7. Russia Russia Software Developer in Russia US$ 26,974 RUB 1,344,541 24
8. India India Software Developer in India US$ 16,338 INR 1,035,612 544

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(29/29)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 10 Oct 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "PHP, C#, Java, Git, Eclipse, Problem solving, design patterns, best practices, software engineering, agile development."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 60,000
US$ 45,612


(28/29)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Oct 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I manage aws services."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 220,000
US$ 167,244


(27/29)  PHP DEVELOPER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2020

High School, 1-2 years: "Php css html javascript."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 75,000
US$ 57,015


(26/29)  DATA SCIENTIST


 Posted: 26 Jul 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Use data to train predictive models to add value to a business."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 125,000
US$ 95,025


(25/29)  SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 14 Jun 2020

Some College, 20+ years: "DevOps manager, Systems Analyst. Full Stack developer, Certified Electronics Tech (1991), Computer languages C, C++, Java, .NET all flavors including net core,python, and javascript (others as well COBOL 89!). Docker, GITLAB, JIT, MCSD (2004), MCSE (2006), ITIL - V4 and many more. 25 years wrinting code and managing systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 110,000
US$ 83,622


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(24/29)  SENIOR FRONTEND DEVELOPER


 Posted: 08 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Core knowledge: software development; frontend development; UX design. Core technologies: Javascript; React; Angular; HTML; CSS."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 140,000
US$ 106,428


(23/29)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 06 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Development testing."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 100,000
US$ 76,020


(22/29)  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


(21/29)  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


(20/29)  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


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(19/29)  JAVA DEVELOPER


 Posted: 10 Mar 2020

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


(18/29)  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


(17/29)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 20 Feb 2020

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


(16/29)  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


(15/29)  FULL STACK DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 Dec 2019

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


(14/29)  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


(13/29)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 26 May 2019

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


(12/29)  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


(11/29)  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


(10/29)  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


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(9/29)  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


(8/29)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Dec 2018

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


(7/29)  CONSULTANT


 Posted: 27 Nov 2018

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


(6/29)  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


(5/29)  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


(4/29)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 29 Aug 2018

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


(3/29)  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


(2/29)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Mar 2018

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


(1/29)  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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