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Software Engineer Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Software Engineer is AU$70,478 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Software Engineer Salary (?
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AU$49,544 - AU$97,271
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MEDIAN: AU$70,477
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Software Engineer Salary (?
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AU$21.78 - AU$70.11
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$49,544 - AU$97,271  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,055  
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$49,848 - AU$100,765  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,481
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$30AU$60AU$90
Hourly Rate
AU$21.78 - AU$70.11  
   
Overtime
AU$20.55 - AU$88.38  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,055  
   
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$49,848 - AU$100,765  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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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
up arrow 2%
C
up arrow 2%
Python
up arrow 1%
Microsoft SQL Server
0%
UNIX
0%
Oracle
0%
National Average
AU$72,000
C++
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Java
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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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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 207 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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