Software Developers and Programmers

NOC#: 21232

Number employed in the occupation:

7190

Gender of people employed in the occupation:

# of Women: 1335

(18.6%)

# of Men: 5855

(81.4%)

Age of people working in the occupation:

Age 15 to 29: 2130

Age 30 to 54: 4145

Age 55 to 64: 845

Age 65 and older: 0

Highest Education level of people working in the occupation:

No certificate, diploma or degree: 0

Secondary school diploma: 680

Apprenticeship or trades certificate: 35

College certificate or diploma: 835

University diploma or degree: 5650

Median Incomes of people working in the occupation (2022)

Median income for an entry-level employee: $25.44

Median income for all employees in the occupation: $44.84

Median income for an experienced employee: $62.02

Annual online job postings in 2023 for this occupation:

250 online job postings

Average advertised hourly wage: $47.77/hour

Industries that employ most people working in the occupation:

54 Professional, Scientific, Technical Services 3,715 (51.7%)
91 Public Administration 1,345 (18.7%)
51 Information and Cultural Industries 840 (11.7%)

Employment outlook:

Good

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.