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How much does a Senior Software Engineer make?

Updated Jun 16, 2021
CA$107k /yr
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2,801 salaries

CA$81k

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CA$107k

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CA$143k

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The national average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $107,495 in Canada. Filter by location to see Senior Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,801 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Engineer employees.

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Senior Software EngineerCA$107k /yr
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IBM
3.9

IBM

Senior Software Engineer

CA$124,316

 /yr
Range: CA$79k - CA$193k
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CA$79k

CA$193k

CA$78,710 - CA$192,878 Range

AMD
4.1

AMD

Senior Software Engineer

CA$99,434

 /yr
Range: CA$87k - CA$121k

CA$87k

CA$121k

CA$86,965 - CA$120,602 Range

Capital One
4.1

Capital One

Senior Software Engineer

CA$97,625

 /yr
Range: CA$91k - CA$120k

CA$91k

CA$120k

CA$90,572 - CA$120,000 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Senior Software Engineer

CA$153,934

 /yr
Range: CA$103k - CA$180k

CA$103k

CA$180k

CA$102,725 - CA$179,890 Range

BlackBerry
3.5

BlackBerry

Senior Software Engineer

CA$115,397

 /yr
Range: CA$92k - CA$148k

CA$92k

CA$148k

CA$92,007 - CA$148,484 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Senior Software Engineer

CA$130,000

 /yr
Range: CA$98k - CA$169k

CA$98k

CA$169k

CA$97,634 - CA$168,867 Range

Ciena
4.2

Ciena

Senior Software Engineer

CA$112,231

 /yr
Range: CA$102k - CA$131k

CA$102k

CA$131k

CA$101,515 - CA$130,597 Range

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Sandvine
3.5

Sandvine

Senior Software Engineer

CA$103,195

 /yr
Range: CA$89k - CA$155k

CA$89k

CA$155k

CA$89,087 - CA$155,138 Range

Ericsson-Worldwide
4

Ericsson-Worldwide

Senior Software Engineer

CA$115,000

 /yr
Range: CA$87k - CA$168k

CA$87k

CA$168k

CA$87,376 - CA$168,138 Range

Autodesk
4.2

Autodesk

Senior Software Engineer

CA$109,123

 /yr
Range: CA$86k - CA$136k

CA$86k

CA$136k

CA$85,978 - CA$136,157 Range

Realtor.com
3.6

Realtor.com

Senior Software Engineer

CA$109,985

 /yr
Range: CA$103k - CA$151k

CA$103k

CA$151k

CA$102,772 - CA$150,921 Range

Nuance
3.8

Nuance

Senior Software Engineer

CA$99,734

 /yr
Range: CA$85k - CA$144k

CA$85k

CA$144k

CA$85,289 - CA$144,221 Range

Thomson Reuters
4.1

Thomson Reuters

Senior Software Engineer

CA$114,047

 /yr
Range: CA$90k - CA$124k

CA$90k

CA$124k

CA$89,845 - CA$124,323 Range

Nokia
4.1

Nokia

Senior Software Engineer

CA$111,804

 /yr
Range: CA$99k - CA$131k

CA$99k

CA$131k

CA$98,968 - CA$130,839 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Senior Software Engineer

CA$153,503

 /yr
Range: CA$99k - CA$250k

CA$99k

CA$250k

CA$98,911 - CA$250,000 Range

SAP
4.5

SAP

Senior Software Engineer

CA$103,337

 /yr
Range: CA$83k - CA$137k

CA$83k

CA$137k

CA$82,761 - CA$137,204 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer

CA$140,890

 /yr
Range: CA$118k - CA$158k

CA$118k

CA$158k

CA$118,188 - CA$158,269 Range

Fortinet
4.4

Fortinet

Senior Software Engineer

CA$113,713

 /yr
Range: CA$83k - CA$130k

CA$83k

CA$130k

CA$83,311 - CA$130,444 Range

Shopify
4.2

Shopify

Senior Software Engineer

CA$120,840

 /yr
Range: CA$103k - CA$138k

CA$103k

CA$138k

CA$102,772 - CA$137,739 Range

Intuit
4.4

Intuit

Senior Software Engineer

CA$109,260

 /yr
Range: CA$97k - CA$130k

CA$97k

CA$130k

CA$96,961 - CA$130,000 Range

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$195,000
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10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$93,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $93,000 per year
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Vancouver Area area
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10000+ employees
Company - Public
$133,000
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Additional Pay
$100k stock bonus
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10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$118,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Kitchener Area area reported making $118,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$30
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