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$49,321 - NZ$91,600
NZ$49K
NZ$68K
NZ$92K
MEDIAN: NZ$68,180
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90%

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NZ$16.05 - NZ$67.92
NZ$16
NZ$27
NZ$68
MEDIAN: NZ$26.53
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$33KNZ$66KNZ$99K
Salary
NZ$49,321 - NZ$91,600  
   
Bonus
NZ$250.00 - NZ$12,500  
Profit Sharing
NZ$650  
Total Pay (?
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NZ$47,022 - NZ$97,612  
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 188
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$23NZ$46NZ$69
Hourly Rate
NZ$16.05 - NZ$67.92  
   
Overtime
NZ$32.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$50KNZ$100KNZ$150K
Bonus
NZ$250.00 - NZ$12,500  
   
Profit Sharing
NZ$650  
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$47,022 - NZ$97,612  
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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 $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 $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 $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 $96,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$67,953

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Software Engineer Reviews

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.

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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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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
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 62%
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