How much does a Lead Software Engineer make?

Updated Nov. 29, 2021
$116,152 /yr
Average Base Pay

90 salaries

$86K

Low

$116K

Average

$157K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Lead Software Engineer is $116,152 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Lead Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 90 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lead Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L4
Lead Software Engineer$116,152 /yr
L5
Principal Software Engineer$133,246 /yr
L6
Career Path

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Thomson Reuters
3.9

Thomson Reuters

Lead Software Engineer

$126,864

 /yr
Range: $117K - $146K
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$117K

$146K

$117,493 - $146,188 Range

HERE Technologies
3.8

HERE Technologies

Lead Software Engineer

$125,983

 /yr
Range: $116K - $140K

$116K

$140K

$115,654 - $140,475 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Lead Software Engineer

$109,061

 /yr
Range: $79K - $156K

$79K

$156K

$79,430 - $155,536 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Lead Software Engineer

$183,746

 /yr
Range: $125K - $193K

$125K

$193K

$125,066 - $192,686 Range

EPAM
4.2

EPAM

Lead Software Engineer

$105,000

 /yr
Range: $87K - $139K

$87K

$139K

$87,246 - $139,342 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Lead Software Engineer
About 

$95K -$121K

$95K

$121K

$95,474 - $120,930 Range

Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Lead Software Engineer
About 

$79K -$154K

$79K

$154K

$79,465 - $153,996 Range

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GSoft
4

GSoft

Lead Software Engineer
About 

$100K -$116K

$100K

$116K

$100,482 - $115,885 Range

Broadridge
3.8

Broadridge

Lead Software Engineer
About 

$107K -$131K

$107K

$131K

$106,976 - $130,874 Range

Netcracker Technology
3.6

Netcracker Technology

Lead Software Engineer
About 

$83K -$99K

$83K

$99K

$83,070 - $98,778 Range

Cvent
3.7

Cvent

Lead Software Engineer
About 

$113K -$125K

$113K

$125K

$113,377 - $124,884 Range

Jostle Corporation
3.9

Jostle Corporation

Lead Software Engineer
About 

$124K -$142K

$124K

$142K

$123,656 - $141,682 Range

AJB Software Design
4

AJB Software Design

Lead Software Engineer
About 

$106K -$123K

$106K

$123K

$105,516 - $122,647 Range

RBC
3.9

RBC

Lead Software Engineer
About 

$99K -$108K

$99K

$108K

$99,140 - $107,522 Range

Scotiabank
3.9

Scotiabank

Lead Software Engineer
About 

$97K -$105K

$97K

$105K

$97,488 - $105,026 Range

Scotiabank
3.9

Scotiabank

Lead Software Engineer - Contractor
About 

$95K -$103K

$95K

$103K

$95,322 - $103,249 Range

TELUS
4

TELUS

Lead Software Engineer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$58 -$62

 hourly

$58

$62

$58 - $62 Range

Rogers Communications
3.9

Rogers Communications

Lead Software Engineer
About 

$108K -$117K

$108K

$117K

$107,947 - $117,163 Range

Manulife
4

Manulife

Lead Software Engineer
About 

$130K -$143K

$130K

$143K

$129,606 - $142,767 Range

ABC
3.9

ABC

Lead Software Engineer
About 

$99K -$107K

$99K

$107K

$98,704 - $107,199 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Software Engineer is $116,152 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Lead Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 90 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Software Engineer in Canada is $156,841 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Software Engineer in Canada is $86,019 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$60
hourly
A Lead Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $60 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$105,000
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$119,000
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the Fredericton Area area reported making $119,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Fredericton Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$105,000
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$128,000
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the Fredericton Area area reported making $128,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Fredericton Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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