A Software Engineer with UNIX skills earns an average salary of AU$79,803 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.

AU$51,661 - AU$118,359
AU$52K
AU$80K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$79,803
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$51,661 - AU$118,359  
   
Bonus
AU$9,982  
Profit Sharing
AU$3,100  
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$52,029 - AU$135,741  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$81,216

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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

▲18%

Late-Career
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
AU$81,000

Entry-Level
▼21%

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 77%
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