A Lead Software Engineer earns an average salary of AU$107,128 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$76,849 - AU$131,341
(Median)
AU$77K
AU$110K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$107,127
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90%

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AU$53.81 - AU$57.98
(Median)
AU$
AU$56
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MEDIAN: AU$55.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$76,849 - AU$131,341  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$22,863  
Profit Sharing
AU$2,023  
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$77,577 - AU$135,994  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$55.88  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$22,863  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$2,023  
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).
)
AU$77,577 - AU$135,994  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$110,345

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Experience Affects Lead Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%


National Average
AU$110,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Lead Software Engineer Salaries

C# Programming Language
up arrow 7%

.NET
up arrow 6%

Java
up arrow 6%

JavaScript
up arrow 5%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 1%

C#
0%

National Average
AU$110,000

Java/J2EE
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 15%

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 75%
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