A Software Engineer in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$78,004 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$51,773 - AU$106,589
AU$52K
AU$78K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$78,003
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AU$24.14 - AU$99.33
AU$24
AU$44
AU$99
MEDIAN: AU$44.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$51,773 - AU$106,589  
   
Bonus
AU$1,007 - AU$11,675  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$14,899  
Total Pay (?
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AU$51,622 - AU$112,306  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 299
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$34AU$68AU$102
Hourly Rate
AU$24.14 - AU$99.33  
   
Overtime
AU$50.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$1,007 - AU$11,675  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$14,899  
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$51,622 - AU$112,306  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%



National Average
AU$79,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

up arrow 10%

Python
up arrow 9%

SQL
up arrow 8%


C++ Programming Language
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 1%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$79,000

C#
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 1%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 3%

.NET
up arrow 3%

up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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