How much does a Lead Software Developer make?

Updated Nov. 29, 2021
$101,537 /yr
Average Base Pay

94 salaries

$75K

Low

$102K

Average

$137K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Lead Software Developer is $101,537 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Lead Software Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 94 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lead Software Developer employees.

Seniority Levels

L4
Lead Software Developer$101,537 /yr
L5
Principal Software Developer$123,727 /yr
Career Path

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OpenText
3.6

OpenText

Lead Software Developer

$103,217

 /yr
Range: $96K - $142K
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$96K

$142K

$96,210 - $142,185 Range

SAP
4.5

SAP

Lead Software Developer

$103,130

 /yr
Range: $103K - $120K

$103K

$120K

$102,913 - $120,293 Range

Ceridian
4

Ceridian

Lead Software Developer

$121,873

 /yr
Range: $119K - $132K

$119K

$132K

$118,826 - $131,703 Range

TEKsystems
4

TEKsystems

Lead Software Developer

$105,824

 /yr
Range: $103K - $109K

$103K

$109K

$102,762 - $109,305 Range

Loblaw Companies
3.6

Loblaw Companies

Lead Software Developer
About 

$87K -$99K

$87K

$99K

$86,721 - $98,674 Range

Shopify
4.3

Shopify

Lead Software Developer
About 

$150K -$167K

$150K

$167K

$149,930 - $167,094 Range

Hootsuite
3.9

Hootsuite

Lead Software Developer
About 

$100K -$132K

$100K

$132K

$99,875 - $131,759 Range

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MindGeek
3.6

MindGeek

Lead Software Developer
About 

$113K -$124K

$113K

$124K

$112,776 - $123,691 Range

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4.1

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Lead Software Developer
About 

$100K -$112K

$100K

$112K

$99,774 - $112,328 Range

Bold Commerce
3.8

Bold Commerce

Lead Software Developer
About 

$69K -$77K

$69K

$77K

$69,038 - $76,747 Range

Mitel Networks
3.6

Mitel Networks

Lead Software Developer
About 

$91K -$129K

$91K

$129K

$91,357 - $128,969 Range

Secret Location
4

Secret Location

Lead Software Developer
About 

$83K -$101K

$83K

$101K

$83,210 - $100,690 Range

Seequent
3.9

Seequent

Lead Software Developer
About 

$129K -$153K

$129K

$153K

$128,604 - $152,762 Range

FreshGrade
4.6

FreshGrade

Lead Software Developer
About 

$85K -$107K

$85K

$107K

$85,405 - $107,211 Range

Thumbprint Educational Software
4.5

Thumbprint Educational Software

Lead Software Developer - Hourly
About 

$42 -$46

 hourly

$42

$46

$42 - $46 Range

RBC
3.9

RBC

Lead Software Developer
About 

$125K -$136K

$125K

$136K

$124,977 - $136,294 Range

Scotiabank
3.9

Scotiabank

Lead Software Developer
About 

$100K -$109K

$100K

$109K

$100,495 - $108,963 Range

BMO Financial Group
3.8

BMO Financial Group

Lead Software Developer
About 

$86K -$94K

$86K

$94K

$86,379 - $93,712 Range

Deloitte
4

Deloitte

Lead Software Developer
About 

$71K -$77K

$71K

$77K

$70,649 - $77,128 Range

Alberta Health Services
3.9

Alberta Health Services

Lead Software Developer
About 

$108K -$117K

$108K

$117K

$107,886 - $116,811 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Software Developer salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Software Developer is $101,537 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Lead Software Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 94 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Software Developer employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Software Developer in Canada is $137,016 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Software Developer in Canada is $75,245 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent lead software developer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$125,000
per year
A Software Development Lead in the Ottawa Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$151,342
per year
A Development Lead in the Toronto Area area reported making $151,342 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Lead Developer in the Toronto Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Lead Software Developer in the Toronto Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$84,000
per year
A Lead Developer in the Toronto Area area reported making $84,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$150,000
per year
A Development Lead in the Ottawa Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$53,000
per year
A Lead Developer in the Halifax Area area reported making $53,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Halifax Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Non-profit Organisation
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