Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

A Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer earns an average salary of AU$68,898 per year. A skill in Visual Basic (VB) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$47,311 - AU$97,219
(Median)
AU$47K
AU$69K
AU$97K
MEDIAN: AU$68,897
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AU$19.98 - AU$59.07
(Median)
AU$20
AU$30
AU$59
MEDIAN: AU$30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$47,311 - AU$97,219  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,208  
Profit Sharing
AU$983  
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$45,559 - AU$101,643  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 324
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$19.98 - AU$59.07  
   
Overtime
AU$35.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,208  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$983  
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).
)
AU$45,559 - AU$101,643  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$68,720

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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 25%


National Average
AU$69,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 22%

.NET
up arrow 9%

C#
up arrow 7%

ASP.NET
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 5%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$69,000

HTML
up arrow 1%

Python
up arrow 8%

PHP
up arrow 12%

jQuery
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 82%
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