Software Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Software Engineer is AU$71,330 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$49,958 - AU$98,417
(Median)
AU$50K
AU$71K
AU$98K
MEDIAN: AU$71,329
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AU$20.57 - AU$70.85
(Median)
AU$21
AU$40
AU$71
MEDIAN: AU$39.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$49,958 - AU$98,417  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,074  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$4,966  
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$50,071 - AU$101,318  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,666
National Hourly Rate 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$26AU$52AU$78
Hourly Rate
AU$20.57 - AU$70.85  
   
Overtime
AU$20.36 - AU$77.20  
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$10,074  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$4,966  
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$50,071 - AU$101,318  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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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
up arrow 2%

Oracle
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Python
up arrow 1%

C#
0%

C++
0%

JavaScript
0%

National Average
AU$73,000

Java
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.NET
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
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SQL
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HTML
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Linux
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

PHP
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 246 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 21% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 79%
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