Software Engineer Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Software Engineer is AU$70,448 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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AU$49,388 - AU$97,269
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MEDIAN: AU$70,448
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Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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AU$21.85 - AU$70.97
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MEDIAN: AU$40
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$49,388 - AU$97,269  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,042  
Profit Sharing
AU$293.61 - AU$5,152  
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$49,709 - AU$100,710  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,558
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$30AU$60AU$90
Hourly Rate
AU$21.85 - AU$70.97  
   
Overtime
AU$16.89 - AU$87.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,042  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$293.61 - AU$5,152  
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$49,709 - AU$100,710  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,558
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Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
AU$72,000
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
AU$72,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

JavaScript
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Python
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C
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UNIX
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Oracle
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Java
0%
Microsoft SQL Server
0%
National Average
AU$72,000
C++
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HTML
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C#
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.NET
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ASP.NET
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Linux
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 79%
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