A Software Engineer earns an average salary of NZ$68,180 per year. A skill in C++ is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

NZ$50,435 - NZ$92,714
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NZ$69K
NZ$93K
MEDIAN: NZ$68,525
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NZ$17.34 - NZ$66.87
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NZ$25
NZ$67
MEDIAN: NZ$24.57
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NZ$0NZ$93K
Salary NZ$50,435 - NZ$92,714
Bonus NZ$14.68 - NZ$5,190
Profit Sharing NZ$65.00
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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NZ$48,545 - NZ$93,416
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Currency: NZD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 212
Hourly Data NZ$0NZ$66
Hourly Rate NZ$17.34 - NZ$66.87
Overtime NZ$33.00
Annual Data NZ$0NZ$93K
Bonus NZ$14.68 - NZ$5,190
Profit Sharing NZ$65.00
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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NZ$48,545 - NZ$93,416
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: NZD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$59,000 based on 136 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$81,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$88,000 based on 41 salaries. A Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$96,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$67,949

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Q: What is it like working as a Software Engineer?

Software Engineer in Wellington:
"It's a great starting point."
Pros: Very smart people to learn from, great working conditions and culture for developing skills.
Cons: Can be easily type cast into a particular group and is a competitive environment for advancing ones career.

Software Engineer in Hamilton:
Pros: Challenge of developing software myself.
Cons: Need to do support and get distracted by other people.

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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

▲30%

▲19%

National Average
NZ$68,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

C++
▲14%


▲6%



National Average
NZ$68,000

C#
▼4%

▼4%

SQL
▼6%

▼6%

C
▼7%

▼14%

▼14%

Python
▼18%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
▼19%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▼21%

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 66%
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