How much does a Software Engineer make?

Updated Jun 23, 2021
CA$83k /yr
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6,571 salaries

CA$58k

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CA$83k

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CA$120k

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The national average salary for a Software Engineer is $83,296 in Canada. Filter by location to see Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 6,571 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees.

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Software EngineerCA$83k /yr
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Senior Software EngineerCA$107k /yr
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Entry Level Software Engineer

CA$91,679

per year

Principal Software Engineer

CA$130,278

per year

Software Development Engineer

CA$94,497

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

CA$71,612

per year

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IBM
3.9

IBM

Software Engineer

CA$83,999

 /yr
Range: CA$47k - CA$159k
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CA$47k

CA$159k

CA$47,432 - CA$159,069 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Engineer

CA$105,700

 /yr
Range: CA$42k - CA$190k

CA$42k

CA$190k

CA$42,211 - CA$190,000 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

CA$108,132

 /yr
Range: CA$13k - CA$220k

CA$13k

CA$220k

CA$13,419 - CA$220,098 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Engineer

CA$97,924

 /yr
Range: CA$51k - CA$154k

CA$51k

CA$154k

CA$51,014 - CA$154,158 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Software Engineer

CA$91,836

 /yr
Range: CA$55k - CA$141k

CA$55k

CA$141k

CA$54,610 - CA$140,590 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

CA$90,000

 /yr
Range: CA$61k - CA$130k

CA$61k

CA$130k

CA$61,217 - CA$129,659 Range

MDA
3.6

MDA

Software Engineer

CA$75,580

 /yr
Range: CA$58k - CA$103k

CA$58k

CA$103k

CA$57,643 - CA$103,073 Range

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Arista Networks
4.2

Arista Networks

Software Engineer

CA$101,669

 /yr
Range: CA$62k - CA$163k

CA$62k

CA$163k

CA$62,025 - CA$162,524 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Software Engineer - Hourly Intern

CA$26

 /hr
Range: CA$21 - CA$34

CA$21

CA$34

CA$21 - CA$34 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

Tata Consultancy Services

Software Engineer

CA$65,129

 /yr
Range: CA$47k - CA$101k

CA$47k

CA$101k

CA$46,521 - CA$100,501 Range

Index Exchange
4.1

Index Exchange

Software Engineer

CA$75,468

 /yr
Range: CA$55k - CA$114k

CA$55k

CA$114k

CA$55,382 - CA$114,000 Range

Ciena
4.2

Ciena

Software Engineer

CA$85,000

 /yr
Range: CA$65k - CA$131k

CA$65k

CA$131k

CA$65,343 - CA$130,652 Range

Ericsson-Worldwide
4

Ericsson-Worldwide

Software Engineer

CA$78,157

 /yr
Range: CA$57k - CA$105k

CA$57k

CA$105k

CA$57,319 - CA$105,309 Range

SAP
4.5

SAP

Software Engineer

CA$82,761

 /yr
Range: CA$48k - CA$134k

CA$48k

CA$134k

CA$48,148 - CA$134,038 Range

Connected
4.4

Connected

Software Engineer

CA$86,866

 /yr
Range: CA$55k - CA$114k

CA$55k

CA$114k

CA$54,610 - CA$113,963 Range

BlackBerry
3.5

BlackBerry

Software Engineer

CA$86,724

 /yr
Range: CA$55k - CA$120k

CA$55k

CA$120k

CA$55,000 - CA$120,000 Range

Shopify
4.2

Shopify

Software Engineer

CA$98,063

 /yr
Range: CA$62k - CA$154k

CA$62k

CA$154k

CA$61,934 - CA$153,934 Range

Intel Corporation
4.1

Intel Corporation

Software Engineer

CA$91,710

 /yr
Range: CA$49k - CA$124k

CA$49k

CA$124k

CA$48,822 - CA$123,868 Range

RBC
3.9

RBC

Software Engineer

CA$70,000

 /yr
Range: CA$44k - CA$105k

CA$44k

CA$105k

CA$43,651 - CA$104,852 Range

AMD
4.1

AMD

Software Engineer - Intern

CA$52,303

 /yr
Range: CA$44k - CA$63k

CA$44k

CA$63k

CA$44,192 - CA$63,325 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$92,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $92,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$35
hourly
A Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $35 per hour
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$72,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$130,000
per year
A Software Development Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Additional Pay
$80k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
A Software Guy in the Toronto Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$5,000
monthly
A Microsoft Software Development Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $5,000 per month
Job Highlights
Vancouver Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Kitchener Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Software in the Edmonton Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Intern
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private