The average pay for an Entry-Level Junior Software Engineer is AU$50,852 per year.

AU$39,784 - AU$63,837
AU$40K
AU$51K
AU$64K
MEDIAN: AU$50,852
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.46 - AU$37.97
AU$18
AU$23
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$22.53
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$65K
Salary AU$39,784 - AU$63,837
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,426
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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AU$39,969 - AU$65,848
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 130
Hourly Data AU$0AU$37
Hourly Rate AU$18.46 - AU$37.97
Overtime AU$34.35
Annual Data AU$0AU$65K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,426
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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AU$39,969 - AU$65,848
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Junior Software Engineer

A junior software engineer designs codes for new software and also modifies current software. They are responsible for correcting defects and debugging software. They also recommend changes to existing software, as well as develop ideas for implementing future software. A junior software engineer must be able to keep up with rapidly changing computer technology. They must be proficient in Java-based applications, as well as work with a team of other engineers and/or information technology (IT) professionals. Junior software engineers must be able to do custom development, integrate older tools and technologies, and continuously build their own skills. They must be able to research and analyze existing programs and assist in preparing documentation for work assignments. They also conduct regular quality assurance activities such as a peer review and during meetings.

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Junior Software Engineer Tasks

  • Assist with research and develop; design software systems and applications.
  • Perform engineering level tests to find defects; troubleshoot and debug development and production issues.
  • Work closely with the team, and report clearly and accurately to management.
  • Troubleshoot, test and validate software issues; resolve issues with due urgency and maintain thorough documentation of all software solutions.

Junior Software Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$50,919

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Junior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
1%

Skills That Affect Junior Software Engineer Salaries

▲1%

▲1%

.NET
▼0%

National Average
AU$51,000

C++
▼1%


C#
▼2%

▼3%


PHP
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 89%