The average pay for a Software Engineer in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$75,160 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. 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$50,608 - AU$104,756
AU$51K
AU$75K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$75,273
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90%

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AU$19.57 - AU$99.33
AU$20
AU$33
AU$99
MEDIAN: AU$32.50
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$50,608 - AU$104,756  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$13,702  
Profit Sharing
AU$300.00  
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$50,688 - AU$107,453  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 226
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$34AU$68AU$102
Hourly Rate
AU$19.57 - AU$99.33  
   
Overtime
AU$50.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$13,702  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$300.00  
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$50,688 - AU$107,453  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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 $64,000 based on 135 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 $83,000 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 49 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 $83,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

▲33%

▲11%

Late-Career
▲11%

National Average
AU$75,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

▲6%

SQL
▲6%



▲4%

▲2%

▲1%

C
▼0%

Linux
▼0%

National Average
AU$75,000


PL/SQL
▼2%


C++
▼4%

C#
▼4%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 83%
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