Software Engineer (Canada)

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info SALARY PROFILES
51
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 76,028
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
CA$ 79,365
info AVG. NET SALARY
CA$ 55,164
  UPDATED: 20 Jun 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 30%

What is average salary for Software Engineer in Canada?

Based on our survey (51 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Software Engineer in Canada is CA$ 79,365. Average NET salary is CA$ 55,164. The most frequent GROSS salary is CA$ 83,500. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 4-8 Years.

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Toronto CA$ 79,306 US$ 76,962 19
Montreal CA$ 75,812 US$ 71,963 09
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

Salary profiles from individual employees for Software Engineer in Canada

Below is the list of 51 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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WHAT SALARY SHOULD YOU ASK FOR?

(51/51) ERERER


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

      

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

(50/51) 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

(49/51) SENIOR IT CONSULTANT


 Posted: 31 Jul 2018

      

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

(48/51) SENIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 14 Jul 2018

      

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

(47/51) 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

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(46/51) 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

(45/51) 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

(44/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2015

      

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

(43/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Jan 2015

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "software aniste, process implement, itil"
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 50,000
US$ 39,920

(42/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 Dec 2014

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Developing and leading the team"
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 95,000
US$ 85,792

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(41/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Oct 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 80,000
US$ 72,246

(40/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 85,000
US$ 76,762

(39/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Aug 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 85,000
US$ 76,762

(38/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Jun 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 60,000
US$ 54,185

(37/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Jun 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 70,000
US$ 63,215

(36/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Jan 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 60,000
US$ 54,185

(35/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Dec 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 90,000
US$ 90,333

(34/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Dec 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 69,000
US$ 69,255

(33/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Oct 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 72,000
US$ 72,266

(32/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Oct 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 80,000
US$ 80,296

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(31/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Jun 2013

      

Some College education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 39,520
US$ 39,666

(30/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Apr 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 60,000
US$ 60,222

(29/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Nov 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 91,000
US$ 91,313

(28/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Aug 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 110,000
US$ 110,379

(27/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Jul 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 70,000
US$ 70,241

(26/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Jul 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 100,000
US$ 100,344

(25/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 May 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 80,000
US$ 80,275

(24/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 May 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 90,000
US$ 90,310

(23/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Apr 2012

      

Doctorate Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 70,000
US$ 70,241

(22/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Mar 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 86,000
US$ 86,296

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(21/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Mar 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 66,312
US$ 66,540

(20/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Feb 2012

      

Some College education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 76,210
US$ 76,472

(19/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Feb 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 87,000
US$ 87,299

(18/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 67,000
US$ 67,231

(17/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Dec 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 66,500
US$ 67,392

(16/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Dec 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 80,000
US$ 81,073

(15/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Nov 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 70,000
US$ 70,939

(14/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Nov 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 74,000
US$ 74,993

(13/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Oct 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 73,000
US$ 73,979

(12/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Sep 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 100,000
US$ 101,341

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(11/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 56,500
US$ 57,258

(10/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 40,000
US$ 40,537

(9/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 210,000
US$ 212,817

(8/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 60,000
US$ 60,805

(7/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 100,000
US$ 101,341

(6/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 120,000
US$ 121,610

(5/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 100,000
US$ 101,341

(4/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 85,000
US$ 86,140

(3/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 53,453
US$ 54,170

(2/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 75,000
US$ 76,006

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(1/51) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 70,000
US$ 70,939

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CANADA

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
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$ 101,092 CA$ 100,000
04
95K US$ 83,730 CA$ 91,833
06
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

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 70,545 CA$ 76,295 30
Female US$ 77,099 CA$ 81,328 04
N/A US$ 85,452 CA$ 84,320 17

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CANADA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 70,241 CA$ 70,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 70,668 CA$ 75,466 17
Bachelors Degree US$ 80,313 CA$ 83,192 31
Some College US$ 58,069 CA$ 57,865 02

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CANADA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 45,858 CA$ 60,000 02
16-20 Years US$ 79,353 CA$ 78,750 02
12-16 Years US$ 113,871 CA$ 115,328 04
8-12 Years US$ 82,186 CA$ 85,541 15
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

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  SURVEY BY AGES   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CANADA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
63-68 US$ 45,858 CA$ 60,000 02
57-62 US$ 52,949 CA$ 66,120 01
39-44 US$ 95,829 CA$ 95,500 02
33-38 US$ 80,811 CA$ 86,289 08
27-32 US$ 70,523 CA$ 74,289 18
22-26 US$ 57,505 CA$ 69,840 03
N/A US$ 85,452 CA$ 84,320 17

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  SURVEY BY WORK   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CANADA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 75,584 CA$ 78,969 46
Contract US$ 80,112 CA$ 83,000 05

  SURVEY BY CITIES   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   CANADA

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Ottawa Software Engineer US$ 129,722 CA$ 128,333 03
2. Calgary Software Engineer US$ 75,707 CA$ 83,666 03
3. Toronto Software Engineer US$ 76,962 CA$ 79,306 19
4. Halifax Software Engineer US$ 78,744 CA$ 78,000 03
5. Montreal Software Engineer US$ 71,963 CA$ 75,812 09
6. Vancouver, Canada Software Engineer US$ 67,435 CA$ 72,121 08

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 104,742 US$ 104,742 184
2. Australia Australia Software Engineer US$ 82,738 AU$ 86,450 20
3. Canada Canada US$ 76,028 CA$ 79,365 51
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer US$ 72,373 GBP 47,857 21
5. Mexico Mexico Software Engineer US$ 44,446 MXN 697,100 07
6. China China Software Engineer US$ 32,230 CNY 206,177 14
7. Russia Russia Software Engineer US$ 25,783 RUB 1,110,657 12
8. India India Software Engineer US$ 17,695 INR 1,018,955 153

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