SOFTWARE ENGINEER SALARY IN CANADA

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
CA$ 82,756
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 77,694
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
CA$ 56,279
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
CA$ 83,500
  Updated: 23 Sep 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 31%
  Salary entries: 55

Average salary for Software Engineer in Canada is CA$ 82,756.

Average take home earning is CA$ 56,279 (Net).

The most typical salary is CA$ 83,500 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
5 % CA$ 120,000
18 % CA$ 100,000
31 % CA$ 92,428
53 % CA$ 83,500
91 % CA$ 63,175
96 % CA$ 53,317
98 % CA$ 40,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Toronto CA$ 81,991 US$ 77,831 21
Montreal CA$ 77,831 US$ 72,455 10
Vancouver, Canada CA$ 85,552 US$ 76,244 09
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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  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
195K US$ 146,718 CA$ 193,000
01
125K US$ 121,610 CA$ 120,000
01
115K US$ 101,235 CA$ 112,500
02
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$ 73,886 CA$ 82,142 34
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$ 82,442 CA$ 88,084 35
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$ 88,084. While Software Engineer workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of CA$ 57,865. This is 41.97% 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$ 109,515 CA$ 115,262 05
8-12 Years US$ 81,855 CA$ 86,195 16
4-8 Years US$ 74,729 CA$ 80,456 18
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$ 115,262 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 105.61%.


  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$ 82,064 CA$ 89,479 09
27-32 US$ 74,651 CA$ 81,310 20
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$ 77,453 CA$ 82,732 50
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. Vancouver, Canada Software Engineer in Vancouver, Canada US$ 76,244 CA$ 85,552 09
3. Calgary Software Engineer in Calgary US$ 75,707 CA$ 83,666 03
4. Toronto Software Engineer in Toronto US$ 77,831 CA$ 81,991 21
5. Halifax Software Engineer in Halifax US$ 78,744 CA$ 78,000 03
6. Montreal Software Engineer in Montreal US$ 72,455 CA$ 77,831 10

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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$ 105,765 US$ 105,765 193
2. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 86,689 GBP 59,760 25
3. Australia Australia Software Engineer in Australia US$ 82,756 AU$ 88,047 21
4. Canada Canada US$ 77,694 CA$ 82,756 55
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$ 28,717 RUB 1,362,206 14
8. India India Software Engineer in India US$ 19,340 INR 1,161,577 204

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(10/10)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT


 Posted: 23 Sep 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Java distributed systems, algorithms."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 193,000
US$ 146,718


(9/10)  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


(8/10)  SOLUTION ARCHITECT


 Posted: 14 Jul 2019

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


(7/10)  ERERER


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

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


(6/10)  LEAD ANALYST


 Posted: 22 Apr 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Software support."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 115,000
US$ 92,091


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(5/10)  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


(4/10)  SENIOR IT CONSULTANT


 Posted: 31 Jul 2018

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


(3/10)  SENIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 14 Jul 2018

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


(2/10)  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


(1/10)  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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