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$72,383 - AU$124,663
AU$72K
AU$98K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$98,051
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50%
90%
AU$39.45 - AU$97.43
AU$39
AU$53
AU$97
MEDIAN: AU$52.95
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$131K
Salary AU$72,383 - AU$124,663
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,407
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$14,000
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$73,706 - AU$131,524
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 473
Hourly Data AU$0AU$97
Hourly Rate AU$39.45 - AU$97.43
Overtime AU$60.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$131K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,407
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$14,000
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$73,706 - AU$131,524
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 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 AU$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 AU$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 AU$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 AU$104,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$99,666

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲4%

▲4%

National Average
AU$100,000

▼2%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲4%

▲3%


▲2%

▲2%

▲1%

C# Programming Language
▼0%

SQL
▼0%

C
▼0%

National Average
AU$100,000


Java
▼1%

C programming Language
▼1%

C++
▼2%

C#
▼3%

▼9%

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 75%
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