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Salary Survey

Canada's Tech Sector Salary Survey

What is the Tech Salary Survey?

Need access to critical compensation data for peer companies in your specific tech sector?  Our Tech Salary Survey provides you with a clear picture of local and national salaries, total compensation, detailed policy data, and more for Canada's tech sector. 

Keep reading to learn more!


Purchase the Tech Salary Survey here!

In partnership with Mercer, our association releases the annual Tech Salary Survey in early September each year.

For more than 20 years this survey has been the definitive compensation resource for the Tech sector in BC and provided tremendous value for our members. Starting in 2020, our survey expanded geographically and now includes tech sector compensation data from across Canada

All our member companies participate in the survey each year. Non-member companies within the tech sector and beyond can also benefit from the survey by purchasing the data for a reasonable price.

Our 2022 survey includes data on more than 30,000 incumbents, provided by 216 technology companies operating in Canada. The survey includes data from several national and international organizations.

  • Sub-sectors represented: Software Products and Services, AI, Data Science, Machine Learning and Robotics, Clean Tech, Ag Tech, VFX and Animation, Interactive and Digital Entertainment, Life Sciences and Healthcare Tech, Quantum Computing, FinTech, e-Commerce, Hardware Design, Development and Manufacturing,  and Technology / Engineering Services and Consulting.
  • 227 jobs in total. Jobs such as software and DevOps developers, QA and testing, production jobs, hardware engineers, product managers, web designers, software support, scrum master, big data developers, dat scientists, lab technicians, biologists and much more!
  • 57 VFX & Animation / Interactive and Digital Entertainment jobs such as animators, visual effects (lighting, technical, etc); modeling, 2D/3D Concept artists, compositors, front end /UI Artists, game designers, producers, programmers, level designers, audio designers, art directors and more!
  • Dozens of jobs in Sales, Marketing & Communication, Finance, Human Resources, Executive and Legal
  • Data can be sorted and viewed by tech sub-sector, size of business, annual revenue, geography and number of employees.
  • Geographic data cuts available for Ontario, Alberta, Quebec, Vancouver, Toronto, Vancouver Island and more


The 2022 survey price for non-participants is $2,495 CAN (plus GST). If you would like to become a member of our group, you can save between 60%-68% off our annual survey when you participate in the survey.  Please visit our Member Benefits page here to learn more about the association and complete your Application for Membership here.

To view who participated in our 2022 Tech Salary Survey click here!  Please reach out to us at for details. 

Key Features:

  • Data on 227 positions analyzed by size, type of organization, location and sub industry.
  • Employment practices like salary forecasts, overtime, perks and benefits, remote work, vacation, paid time off, turnover and more.
  • Incumbent – weighted and company – weighted statistics for all cash compensation results.
  • Comprehensive statistics, including upper and lower decile, quartile, median and average.
  • Details on short and long – term incentive awards.
  • Attraction and retention metrics.


CLICK HERE - for a graphical summary of the 2022 survey, the participant list, sample output of the compensation data and the table of contents for the HR Policy Survey. 

If you want to purchase our most recent Survey results click here!


Our group offers a $200 CAN discount off the retail price to BC Tech members!

If your organization is currently a BC Tech member please reach out to us at: for your discount code!