Software Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Software Engineer is AU$71,918 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$50,347 - AU$98,775
(Median)
AU$50K
AU$72K
AU$99K
MEDIAN: AU$71,918
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AU$20.53 - AU$70.82
(Median)
AU$21
AU$39
AU$71
MEDIAN: AU$39.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$50,347 - AU$98,775  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,090  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$4,932  
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$50,387 - AU$101,578  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,703
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$26AU$52AU$78
Hourly Rate
AU$20.53 - AU$70.82  
   
Overtime
AU$0.99 - AU$75.94  
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$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,090  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$4,932  
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$50,387 - AU$101,578  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$73,196

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What is it like working as a Software Engineer?

Software Engineer in Brisbane:
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Pros: Popular topics include: corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.
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National Average
AU$73,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

C
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UNIX
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Oracle
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C++
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JavaScript
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Python
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C#
0%

National Average
AU$73,000

Java
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Microsoft SQL Server
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.NET
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HTML
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Linux
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET
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SQL
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PHP
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 249 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 78%
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