A Software Engineer in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$80,221 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are SQL and Linux. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$53,018 - AU$109,751
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AU$80K
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MEDIAN: AU$80,221
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AU$24.60 - AU$100.67
AU$25
AU$44
AU$100
MEDIAN: AU$44.49
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Salary
AU$53,018 - AU$109,751  
   
Bonus
AU$1,007 - AU$12,080  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$14,795  
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AU$52,539 - AU$114,069  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 287
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Hourly Rate
AU$24.60 - AU$100.67  
   
Overtime
AU$50.00  
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Bonus
AU$1,007 - AU$12,080  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$14,795  
Total Pay (?
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AU$52,539 - AU$114,069  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%



National Average
AU$81,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

SQL
up arrow 12%

up arrow 12%

Python
up arrow 7%




up arrow 2%

Java
0%

HTML
0%

National Average
AU$81,000

C++
up arrow 2%


C#
up arrow 3%

C
up arrow 5%

up arrow 7%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 73%
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