A Software Engineer in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$79,890 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.

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MEDIAN: AU$81,513
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AU$53,240 - AU$111,493  
   
Bonus
AU$992 - AU$12,511  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$14,899  
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AU$53,363 - AU$117,313  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 290
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AU$24.75 - AU$101.86  
   
Overtime
AU$50.00  
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AU$992 - AU$12,511  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$14,899  
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AU$53,363 - AU$117,313  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 161 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 128 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 66 salaries. A Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

▲23%

▲6%

National Average
AU$83,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

SQL
▲11%

▲9%

▲5%


▼0%


National Average
AU$83,000

.NET
▼2%

C++
▼3%

▼3%

▼3%

▼4%

C#
▼5%


C
▼6%

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 76%
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