Software Developer Salary in Canada

Software Developers had higher salaries in Alberta

In 2016, the median wage for a software developer was $33.85/hr.

Salaries for computer programers and software developers vary by province. In 2016, software developers had the lowest wages in Prince Edward Island.


Wages ($/hr)

 Province/Terrritory Low Median High
Canada 19.71 33.85 50.48
Alberta 21.92 37.19 56.92
British Columbia 20.01 37.02 52.88
Saskatchewan 23 34.6 52.88
Ontario 20.67 35 52.2
New Brunswick 19.57 31.28 46.15
Newfoundland and Labrador 24.04 34.13 45.67
Nova Scotia 17.04 32.97 45.67
Manitoba 18.53 33.65 45
Québec 18 30.29 43.75
Prince Edward Island 14.48 31.79 40.51
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Yukon N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. November 2016*

*Wages are reviewed and updated on the Job Bank Web site on an annual basis.


This occupation is not regulated in Canada. This means that you are not required to be registered with one of the provincial or territorial regulatory authorities to be authorized to practise this occupation in Canada.

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