Average Computer Programmer Salary in Australia

AU$65,666
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$5,000
Bonus
AU$1,032
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer in Australia is AU$65,666.
10%
AU$48k
MEDIAN
AU$66k
90%
AU$117k
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Salary
AU$48k - AU$117k
Bonus
AU$927 - AU$11k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$1k
Total Pay
AU$42k - AU$120k

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Job Description for Computer Programmer

Computer Programmer Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.

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Popular Skills for Computer Programmer

Skills in C# Programming Language, C++ Programming Language, .NET and Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmer

An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$52,486 based on 14 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$54,650 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,711 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$88,730 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$107,000.
Employees with Computer Programmer in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 5.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (2.8% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (17.8% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 87 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.1%
Early Career
29.9%
Mid Career
23.0%
Experienced
13.8%
Late Career
17.2%