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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is AU$67,268 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft SQL Server, Visual Basic (VB), and C#. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$44,237 - AU$94,790
(Median)
AU$44K
AU$67K
AU$95K
MEDIAN: AU$67,267
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90%

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AU$19.97 - AU$60.97
(Median)
AU$20
AU$31
AU$61
MEDIAN: AU$30
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$44,237 - AU$94,790  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,300  
Profit Sharing
AU$972 - AU$2,035  
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$43,229 - AU$102,748  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$19.97 - AU$60.97  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,300  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$972 - AU$2,035  
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$43,229 - AU$102,748  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%


National Average
AU$68,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 12%

C#
up arrow 10%

.NET
up arrow 10%

ASP.NET
up arrow 10%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 10%

C++
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

C
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$68,000

HTML
up arrow 5%

PHP
up arrow 10%

Python
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 11% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 89%