How much does a Software Development Engineer make?

Updated Aug. 2, 2021
$94,795 /yr
Average Base Pay

539 salaries

$69K

Low

$95K

Average

$130K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Software Development Engineer is $94,795 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Software Development Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 539 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Development Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software Engineer$83,271 /yr
L3
Senior Software Engineer$107,495 /yr
L4
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$131,204

per year

Senior Software Development Engineer

$111,979

per year

Software Development Engineer I

$97,965

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

$73,615

per year

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Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Development Engineer

$107,359

 /yr
Range: $23K - $207K
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$23K

$207K

$23,142 - $206,699 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Development Engineer - Monthly Intern

$7,285

 /mo
Range: $5K - $10K

$5K

$10K

$5,461 - $9,506 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Development Engineer

$96,263

 /yr
Range: $75K - $126K

$75K

$126K

$75,372 - $126,288 Range

Alcatel-Lucent
3.6

Alcatel-Lucent

Software Development Engineer

$90,653

 /yr
Range: $61K - $104K

$61K

$104K

$61,247 - $104,325 Range

Nokia
4.1

Nokia

Software Development Engineer

$81,411

 /yr
Range: $75K - $89K

$75K

$89K

$75,000 - $88,668 Range

AMD
4.1

AMD

Software Development Engineer

$77,855

 /yr
Range: $67K - $86K

$67K

$86K

$66,500 - $86,287 Range

MDA
3.5

MDA

Software Development Engineer

$78,688

 /yr
Range: $69K - $85K

$69K

$85K

$69,000 - $84,643 Range

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McAfee
3.6

McAfee

Software Development Engineer

$84,370

 /yr
Range: $81K - $123K

$81K

$123K

$80,851 - $122,662 Range

Ericsson-Worldwide
4

Ericsson-Worldwide

Software Development Engineer

$82,761

 /yr
Range: $68K - $111K

$68K

$111K

$67,620 - $111,106 Range

Fortinet
4.4

Fortinet

Software Development Engineer

$102,548

 /yr
Range: $79K - $112K

$79K

$112K

$78,744 - $111,666 Range

A Thinking Ape
4.5

A Thinking Ape

Software Development Engineer

$97,442

 /yr
Range: $95K - $123K

$95K

$123K

$95,243 - $122,750 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Software Development Engineer

$84,660

 /yr
Range: $78K - $132K

$78K

$132K

$77,596 - $132,155 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Development Engineer - Monthly Intern

$4,696

 /mo
Range: $5K - $6K

$5K

$6K

$4,542 - $6,030 Range

Expedia Group
4

Expedia Group

Software Development Engineer

$81,495

 /yr
Range: $71K - $95K

$71K

$95K

$71,381 - $94,551 Range

A Thinking Ape
4.5

A Thinking Ape

Software Development Engineer - Monthly Intern

$5,607

 /mo
Range: $5K - $6K

$5K

$6K

$5,040 - $5,820 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Development Engineer

US$103,375

 /yr
Range: US$100K - US$119K

US$100K

US$119K

US$100,000 - US$118,945 Range

BlackBerry
3.6

BlackBerry

Software Development Engineer

$90,906

 /yr
Range: $90K - $129K

$90K

$129K

$89,597 - $128,880 Range

Ubisoft
3.9

Ubisoft

Software Development Engineer

$65,129

 /yr
Range: $61K - $71K

$61K

$71K

$60,969 - $70,620 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Software Development Engineer

$78,211

 /yr
Range: $76K - $100K

$76K

$100K

$76,454 - $100,044 Range

Points International
4.1

Points International

Software Development Engineer

$95,000

 /yr
Range: $51K - $113K

$51K

$113K

$51,386 - $113,050 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Development Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a a Software Development Engineer is $94,795 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Software Development Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 539 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Development Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a a Software Development Engineer in Canada is $130,109 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Software Development Engineer in Canada is $69,066 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$150,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$76,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $76,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
 
Full-time
201 to 500 employees
$116,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $116,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$28
hourly
A Software Engineer() in the Toronto Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$135,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$40
hourly
A Software Engineering in the Toronto Area area reported making $40 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$92,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $92,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$87,600
per year
A Software Development Engineer (SDE) in the Toronto Area area reported making $87,600 per year
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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