Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is AU$68,537 per year. A skill in Visual Basic (VB) is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$44,684 - AU$95,166
(Median)
AU$45K
AU$69K
AU$95K
MEDIAN: AU$68,537
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AU$19.97 - AU$57.95
(Median)
AU$20
AU$31
AU$58
MEDIAN: AU$30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$34KAU$68KAU$102K
Salary
AU$44,684 - AU$95,166  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,575  
Profit Sharing
AU$1,325  
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$43,386 - AU$99,208  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 254
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$20AU$40AU$60
Hourly Rate
AU$19.97 - AU$57.95  
   
Overtime
AU$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,575  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$1,325  
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$43,386 - AU$99,208  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$69,133

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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%


National Average
AU$69,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 17%

C#
up arrow 8%

.NET
up arrow 8%

ASP.NET
up arrow 6%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 5%

JavaScript
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 5%

C
up arrow 5%

Java
up arrow 4%

National Average
AU$69,000

Linux
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 4%

PHP
up arrow 6%

Python
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 86%
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