Wages Computer Programmer in Canada

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "computer programmer" was moved from the group Computer programmers and interactive media developers (NOC 2174) to the group Computer systems developers and programmers (NOC 21230).

Find out how much people working as a "computer programmer" earned last year in Canada.

Prevailing wages in Canada

Note that these wages were updated on November 16th, 2022 based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Hourly wages by community/area
Community/Area Low ($/hour) Median ($/hour) High ($/hour) Note
Canada 23.60 40.38 58.97
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Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
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Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
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Yukon Territory N/A N/A N/A
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British Columbia 25.00 42.79 62.50
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Alberta 22.12 39.83 64.90
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Saskatchewan 22.14 36.45 57.69
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Manitoba 23.59 37.18 52.88
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Ontario 24.25 43.00 60.00
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Quebec 22.00 37.46 54.10
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New Brunswick 22.12 36.92 57.69
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Nova Scotia 21.79 36.06 58.65
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Prince Edward Island 20.00 33.33 56.41
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Newfoundland and Labrador 22.00 37.50 45.67
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Wage methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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