How much does a Senior Software Engineer make?

Updated Jul. 27, 2021
$107,567 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,980 salaries

$81K

Low

$108K

Average

$143K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $107,567 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Senior Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2980 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Engineer employees.

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Senior Software Engineer$107,567 /yr
L4
Software Engineer IV$108,667 /yr
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IBM
3.9

IBM

Senior Software Engineer

$121,937

 /yr
Range: $79K - $193K
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$79K

$193K

$78,710 - $192,878 Range

AMD
4.1

AMD

Senior Software Engineer

$98,978

 /yr
Range: $85K - $121K

$85K

$121K

$85,000 - $120,602 Range

Capital One
4.1

Capital One

Senior Software Engineer

$98,278

 /yr
Range: $91K - $124K

$91K

$124K

$90,572 - $124,351 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Senior Software Engineer

$155,777

 /yr
Range: $103K - $180K

$103K

$180K

$102,725 - $179,890 Range

BlackBerry
3.6

BlackBerry

Senior Software Engineer

$114,637

 /yr
Range: $90K - $148K

$90K

$148K

$90,000 - $148,484 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Senior Software Engineer

$130,330

 /yr
Range: $98K - $169K

$98K

$169K

$97,634 - $168,867 Range

Ciena
4.2

Ciena

Senior Software Engineer

$112,231

 /yr
Range: $102K - $131K

$102K

$131K

$101,515 - $130,597 Range

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Sandvine
3.4

Sandvine

Senior Software Engineer

$102,029

 /yr
Range: $89K - $124K

$89K

$124K

$89,443 - $124,415 Range

Ericsson-Worldwide
4

Ericsson-Worldwide

Senior Software Engineer

$113,053

 /yr
Range: $87K - $168K

$87K

$168K

$87,376 - $168,138 Range

Realtor.com
3.7

Realtor.com

Senior Software Engineer

$109,985

 /yr
Range: $103K - $151K

$103K

$151K

$102,772 - $150,921 Range

Autodesk
4.2

Autodesk

Senior Software Engineer

$109,123

 /yr
Range: $86K - $136K

$86K

$136K

$85,978 - $136,157 Range

RBC
3.9

RBC

Senior Software Engineer

$100,176

 /yr
Range: $84K - $121K

$84K

$121K

$83,993 - $121,373 Range

Thomson Reuters
4

Thomson Reuters

Senior Software Engineer

$114,572

 /yr
Range: $90K - $125K

$90K

$125K

$89,845 - $125,000 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer

$142,000

 /yr
Range: $103K - $158K

$103K

$158K

$102,772 - $158,269 Range

SAP
4.5

SAP

Senior Software Engineer

$103,337

 /yr
Range: $83K - $137K

$83K

$137K

$82,761 - $137,204 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Senior Software Engineer

$154,169

 /yr
Range: $99K - $250K

$99K

$250K

$98,911 - $250,000 Range

Nuance
3.8

Nuance

Senior Software Engineer

$99,734

 /yr
Range: $85K - $144K

$85K

$144K

$85,289 - $144,221 Range

Nokia
4.1

Nokia

Senior Software Engineer

$111,804

 /yr
Range: $99K - $131K

$99K

$131K

$98,968 - $130,839 Range

Shopify
4.2

Shopify

Senior Software Engineer

$120,000

 /yr
Range: $103K - $138K

$103K

$138K

$102,772 - $137,739 Range

Fortinet
4.4

Fortinet

Senior Software Engineer

$113,713

 /yr
Range: $83K - $130K

$83K

$130K

$83,311 - $130,444 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a a Senior Software Engineer is $107,567 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Senior Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2980 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a a Senior Software Engineer in Canada is $142,975 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Senior Software Engineer in Canada is $80,928 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$125,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$170,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $170,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$115,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Montreal Area area reported making $115,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$134,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $134,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$97,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $97,000 per year
Additional Pay
$11k cash bonus
$10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A S S E(Senior Software Engineer) in the Toronto Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$69,000
per year
A Senior Developer in the Toronto Area area reported making $69,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$93,000
per year
A Senior Developer in the London Area area reported making $93,000 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$97,500
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $97,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$120,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Calgary Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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