Software Engineer in Sydney, New South Wales Salary

A Software Engineer in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$76,607 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$55,034 - AU$101,869
(Median)
AU$55K
AU$77K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$76,606
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AU$20.67 - AU$99.17
(Median)
AU$21
AU$45
AU$99
MEDIAN: AU$44.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$55,034 - AU$101,869  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,213  
Profit Sharing
AU$200.00  
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$54,245 - AU$109,471  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 454
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$34AU$68AU$102
Hourly Rate
AU$20.67 - AU$99.17  
   
Overtime
AU$25.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,213  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$200.00  
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$54,245 - AU$109,471  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 16%


National Average
AU$78,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 8%

PHP
up arrow 7%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 1%

C#
0%

Linux
0%

Python
0%

National Average
AU$78,000

.NET
up arrow 1%

C
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 75%
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