Software Engineers and Designers

NOC#: 21231

Number employed in the occupation:

7195

Gender of people employed in the occupation:

# of Women: 1275

(17.7%)

# of Men: 5920

(82.3%)

Age of people working in the occupation:

Age 15 to 29: 1505

Age 30 to 54: 4510

Age 55 to 64: 1085

Age 65 and older: 105

Highest Education level of people working in the occupation:

No certificate, diploma or degree: 0

Secondary school diploma: 390

Apprenticeship or trades certificate: 0

College certificate or diploma: 605

University diploma or degree: 6190

Median Incomes of people working in the occupation (2022)

Median income for an entry-level employee: $31.32

Median income for all employees in the occupation: $50.27

Median income for an experienced employee: $79.87

Annual online job postings in 2023 for this occupation:

249 online job postings

Average advertised hourly wage: $54.19/hour

Industries that employ most people working in the occupation:

54 Professional, Scientific, Technical Services 4,090 (56.8%)
51 Information and Cultural Services 655 (9.1%)
91 Public Administration 545 (7.6%)

Employment outlook:

Good

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.