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Cobol Developer Salary in Canada 🇨🇦

Martin Milo
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The median Cobol developer salary in Canada is $71,850 per year or $37 per hour in 2022. The median salary is different depending on where you live and how long you have been working.

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How much does a Cobol developer make in Canada?

$71,850 / Annual

Based on 14 salaries

The data come from StackOverflow's annual developer surveys, and can you can find them on this link -

Map of Cobol Developer Salary by Province

Developers can expect much higher salaries in British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta.

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While in British Columbia, developers can expect $86,220 per year, in Prince Edward Island, it's just $59,636 per year.

3 Provinces with the Highest Cobol Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. British Columbia - $86,220
  2. Ontario - $79,754
  3. Alberta - $76,161

3 Provinces with the Lowest Cobol Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. Prince Edward Island - $59,636
  2. Nova Scotia - $64,665
  3. New Brunswick - $67,539

For the complete table with sortable options, please check out the table of the available provinces below. Feel free to reach out if you don't see your province on the table or the data is unavailable on the map.

List of Cobol Developer Salary by Province

Salary Difference 
1British Columbia$86,22020% 
4Newfoundland and Labrador$71,850-
8New Brunswick$67,539-6% 
9Nova Scotia$64,665-10% 
10Prince Edward Island$59,636-17% 

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Cobol Developer Salary by Years of Professional Experience

Perhaps the most significant factor that comes into play is the years of professional experience. New Cobol developer usually earn less than experienced developers and have far fewer options than mid-level or senior developers.

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Chart explanation: The X-axis shows years of professional coding experience. A newbie is a developer who just got into the industry or someone with less than one year of experience.

Cobol Developer Salary by Size of Company

Chart explanation: The X-axis shows the company size in terms of the number of employees. A freelancer does not necessarily represent a company; it may also be a sole proprietor or contractor.


So, if you are a Cobol developer, or want to become one, your skills are in high demand and you can likely command very good salary. Keep in mind that it vary depending on location, but with a few years of experience under your belt, you will be highly employable.

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