Average Java Developer Salary in Australia

AU$79,714
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$4,000
Bonus
AU$2,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Java Developer in Australia is AU$79,714.
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AU$55k
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AU$80k
90%
AU$110k
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Salary
AU$55k - AU$110k
Bonus
AU$970 - AU$10k
Profit Sharing
AU$983 - AU$5k
Total Pay
AU$55k - AU$129k

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Job Description for Java Developer

Java Developer Tasks
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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Popular Skills for Java Developer

Skills in Java, Java/J2EE, Spring and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hibernate.

Pay by Experience Level for Java Developer

An entry-level Java Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$55,930 based on 6 salaries. An early career Java Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$68,218 based on 114 salaries. A mid-career Java Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$86,201 based on 120 salaries. An experienced Java Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$101,904 based on 64 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$104,718.
Employees with Java Developer in their job title in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earn an average of 15.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (21.7% less), Adelaide, South Australia (19.9% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (16.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 310 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.9%
Early Career
36.8%
Mid Career
38.7%
Experienced
20.6%
Late Career
1.9%

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