The average salary for a Software Tester is AU$62,487 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Test Automation, Selenium Automated Test Tool, Integration Testing, Black Box Testing, and . NET.

AU$45,655 - AU$90,200
(Median)
AU$46K
AU$62K
AU$90K
MEDIAN: AU$62,486
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AU$15.58 - AU$48.72
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AU$16
AU$19
AU$49
MEDIAN: AU$19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$31KAU$62KAU$93K
Salary
AU$45,655 - AU$90,200  
   
Bonus
AU$1,625  
Total Pay (?
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AU$34,673 - AU$90,826  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$15.58 - AU$48.72  
   
Overtime
AU$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$1,625  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$34,673 - AU$90,826  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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National Average: AU$60,763

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Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries



National Average
AU$61,000


Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

Test Automation
up arrow 33%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 32%

Integration Testing
up arrow 26%

Black Box Testing
up arrow 20%

SQL
up arrow 15%

Software Test
up arrow 15%

.NET
up arrow 15%

Automated Testing
up arrow 15%


System Testing
up arrow 4%

National Average
AU$61,000

Regression Testing
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 76%
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