The average pay for a Software Engineer is AU$74,940 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$52,071 - AU$106,503
AU$52K
AU$75K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$75,412
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90%

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AU$22.60 - AU$96.01
AU$23
AU$35
AU$96
MEDIAN: AU$35.14
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$52,071 - AU$106,503  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$11,335  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$5,500  
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$51,759 - AU$110,700  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,003
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$22.60 - AU$96.01  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$139.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$11,335  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$5,500  
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$51,759 - AU$110,700  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 608 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $83,000 based on 413 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 241 salaries. A 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 $102,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$76,220

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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

▲34%

▲29%

▲9%

National Average
AU$76,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries


▲4%

SQL
▲2%

▲1%


▲1%

C++
▼0%

▼0%

National Average
AU$76,000

ASP.NET Framework
▼1%

C#
▼2%

▼2%

▼2%



▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 82%
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