A Lead Software Engineer earns an average salary of AU$107,758 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$77,635 - AU$128,944
AU$78K
AU$110K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$105,794
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50%
90%

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AU$54.87 - AU$98.09
AU$56
MEDIAN: AU$56.37
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$77,635 - AU$128,944  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$23,902  
Profit Sharing
AU$1,977  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$80,285 - AU$134,901  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$33AU$66AU$99
Hourly Rate
AU$56.37  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$23,902  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$1,977  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$80,285 - AU$134,901  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Lead Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Lead Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 35 salaries. A Lead Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$110,324

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Key Stats for Lead Software Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Lead Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

▲4%

National Average
AU$110,000

▼2%

Entry-Level
▼2%

Skills That Affect Lead Software Engineer Salaries

Java
▲6%

C# Programming Language
▲4%

JavaScript
▲4%

C++ Programming Language
▲4%

C#
▼0%

Java/J2EE
▼0%

National Average
AU$110,000

.NET
▼1%

ASP.NET Framework
▼7%

C++
▼15%

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 81%
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