The average salary for a Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) is AU$111,910 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$79,096 - AU$134,629
AU$79K
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MEDIAN: AU$107,351
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Salary AU$79,096 - AU$134,629
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,137
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AU$78,760 - AU$134,971
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

Job Description for Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Senior software development engineers typically develop and upgrade computer operating systems and application software. As experienced members of software development teams, they often perform a lead role in software development projects. Many senior software development engineers work for information technology (IT) companies, developing computer operating system software for computers and computer networks. Other senior software development engineers work for specific software publishers, creating applications for personal, business, and educational users. Across the field, the senior software development engineer's primary task is developing software that provides its users with consistent, high-quality performance.

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Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) 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.

Common Career Paths for Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)


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Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$108,830

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Key Stats for Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

▲2%

National Average
AU$109,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

National Average
AU$109,000

C#
▼7%

▼11%

SQL
▼15%

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 56%