The average salary for a Software Tester is AU$63,808 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 Selenium Automated Test Tool, Integration Testing, Black Box Testing, Test Automation, and . NET.

AU$46,036 - AU$91,158
AU$46K
AU$63K
AU$91K
MEDIAN: AU$62,938
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AU$15.69 - AU$56.88
AU$16
AU$23
AU$57
MEDIAN: AU$22.61
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Salary
AU$46,036 - AU$91,158  
   
Bonus
AU$3,000  
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AU$39,693 - AU$95,924  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 175
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$19AU$38AU$57
Hourly Rate
AU$15.69 - AU$56.88  
   
Overtime
AU$32.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$3,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$39,693 - AU$95,924  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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National Average: AU$61,610

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Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
0%
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Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries

▲39%

▲17%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲30%

Integration Testing
▲27%

Black Box Testing
▲19%

Test Automation
▲18%

.NET
▲14%

Automated Testing
▲14%

▲13%

▲13%

SQL
▲9%



National Average
AU$62,000

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 75%
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