The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer is AU$97,657 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$71,696 - AU$124,476
AU$72K
AU$97K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$97,353
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50%
90%

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AU$39.45 - AU$96.30
AU$39
AU$53
AU$96
MEDIAN: AU$52.95
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$71,696 - AU$124,476  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$12,602  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$15,319  
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$72,656 - AU$131,445  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 472
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$33AU$66AU$99
Hourly Rate
AU$39.45 - AU$96.30  
   
Overtime
AU$60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$12,602  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$15,319  
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$72,656 - AU$131,445  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 76 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior 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 $97,000 based on 284 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 220 salaries. A Senior 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 $104,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$99,042

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲5%

▲5%

National Average
AU$99,000

▼2%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲5%

▲4%


▲2%

▲2%

▲2%

SQL
▲1%

C# Programming Language
▼0%


Java
▼0%

C
▼0%

C programming Language
▼0%

National Average
AU$99,000

C++
▼1%

C#
▼2%

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 72%
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