Software Engineer Salary in Canada

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
CA$ 80,068
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 76,120
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
CA$ 55,384
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
CA$ 83,500
  Updated: 09 Sep 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 30%
  Salary entries: 53

Software Engineer Earnings in Canada

Average salary for Software Engineer in Canada is CA$ 80,068 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (53 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is CA$ 55,384 (Net). The most typical salary is CA$ 83,500 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
6 % CA$ 110,000
15 % CA$ 100,000
28 % CA$ 92,428
51 % CA$ 83,500
91 % CA$ 63,175
96 % CA$ 53,317
98 % CA$ 40,000

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Toronto CA$ 80,341 US$ 77,118 20
Montreal CA$ 77,831 US$ 72,455 10
Vancouver, Canada CA$ 72,121 US$ 67,435 08
Ottawa CA$ 128,333 US$ 129,722 03
Calgary CA$ 83,666 US$ 75,707 03
Halifax CA$ 78,000 US$ 78,744 03

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SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT


 Posted: 09 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Web industry, Open Source solutions architect."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 96,000
US$ 76,876

SOLUTION ARCHITECT


 Posted: 14 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Architecting new software."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 100,000
US$ 80,079

ERERER


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Fggj jjjj hhhhh."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 85,000
US$ 68,068

BIOTECH


 Posted: 06 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Mostly biotechnology research as well as corporate work, and coding."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 80,000
US$ 64,064

SENIOR IT CONSULTANT


 Posted: 31 Jul 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Oracle Cloud Implementation."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 89,000
US$ 71,271

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SENIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 14 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: ".net c# application development."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 66,120
US$ 52,949

MOBILE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Oct 2017

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Develop mobile apps for Android and iOS."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 60,000
US$ 45,858

MOBILE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Oct 2017

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Develop mobile apps for Android and iOS."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 60,000
US$ 45,858

SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Mar 2017

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Full stack developer with oncall expectations."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 90,000
US$ 68,787

SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2015

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 95,000
US$ 75,847

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CANADA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 212,817 CA$ 210,000
01
125K US$ 121,610 CA$ 120,000
01
115K US$ 110,379 CA$ 110,000
01
105K US$ 96,890 CA$ 100,000
05
95K US$ 82,751 CA$ 92,428
07
85K US$ 77,546 CA$ 83,500
12
75K US$ 71,929 CA$ 72,021
10
65K US$ 58,589 CA$ 63,175
11
55K US$ 50,449 CA$ 53,317
03
45K US$ 40,537 CA$ 40,000
01
35K US$ 39,666 CA$ 39,520
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 71,041 CA$ 77,651 32
Women US$ 77,099 CA$ 81,328 04
N/A US$ 85,452 CA$ 84,320 17

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 70,241 CA$ 70,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 70,668 CA$ 75,466 17
Bachelors Degree US$ 80,201 CA$ 84,089 33
Some College US$ 58,069 CA$ 57,865 02

Software Engineer workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Canada. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses CA$ 84,089. While Software Engineer workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of CA$ 57,865. This is 38.11% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 57,265 CA$ 73,333 03
16-20 Years US$ 79,353 CA$ 78,750 02
12-16 Years US$ 113,871 CA$ 115,328 04
8-12 Years US$ 81,855 CA$ 86,195 16
4-8 Years US$ 70,494 CA$ 73,835 17
2-4 Years US$ 78,851 CA$ 77,916 06
1-2 Years US$ 53,263 CA$ 62,380 04
0-1 Year US$ 54,170 CA$ 53,453 01

Software Engineer workers in Canada with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of CA$ 115,328 compared to CA$ 62,380 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 113.79%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 45,858 CA$ 60,000 02
57-62 US$ 52,949 CA$ 66,120 01
45-50 US$ 80,079 CA$ 100,000 01
39-44 US$ 95,829 CA$ 95,500 02
33-38 US$ 80,811 CA$ 86,289 08
27-32 US$ 70,858 CA$ 75,432 19
22-26 US$ 57,505 CA$ 69,840 03
N/A US$ 85,452 CA$ 84,320 17
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 75,705 CA$ 79,762 48
Contract US$ 80,112 CA$ 83,000 05
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CANADA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Ottawa Software Engineer in Ottawa US$ 129,722 CA$ 128,333 03
2. Calgary Software Engineer in Calgary US$ 75,707 CA$ 83,666 03
3. Toronto Software Engineer in Toronto US$ 77,118 CA$ 80,341 20
4. Halifax Software Engineer in Halifax US$ 78,744 CA$ 78,000 03
5. Montreal Software Engineer in Montreal US$ 72,455 CA$ 77,831 10
6. Vancouver, Canada Software Engineer in Vancouver, Canada US$ 67,435 CA$ 72,121 08

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 106,008 US$ 106,008 191
2. Australia Australia Software Engineer in Australia US$ 82,738 AU$ 86,450 20
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 79,574 GBP 53,652 23
4. Canada Canada US$ 76,120 CA$ 80,068 53
5. Mexico Mexico Software Engineer in Mexico US$ 44,122 MXN 725,522 09
6. China China Software Engineer in China US$ 32,230 CNY 206,177 14
7. Russia Russia Software Engineer in Russia US$ 25,878 RUB 1,154,068 13
8. India India Software Engineer in India US$ 18,541 INR 1,091,506 182

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