The average pay for a Software Engineer is AU$73,809 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$51,104 - AU$103,171
(Median)
AU$51K
AU$74K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$73,808
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AU$20.82 - AU$95.95
(Median)
AU$21
AU$36
AU$96
MEDIAN: AU$36.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$51,104 - AU$103,171  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,648  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$4,085  
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$50,742 - AU$107,621  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 997
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$20.82 - AU$95.95  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$137.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,648  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$4,085  
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$50,742 - AU$107,621  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$74,785

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Software Engineer Reviews

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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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries




National Average
AU$75,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 4%

Python
up arrow 4%

C programming Language
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C++
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Linux
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Java
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JavaScript
up arrow 1%

SQL
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C#
0%

National Average
AU$75,000

C# Programming Language
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.NET
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HTML
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ASP.NET Framework
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ASP.NET
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 80%
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