AU$99,669
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$5,146

Profit Sharing

AU$3,665

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer is AU$100,021 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$73,445 - AU$128,096
AU$73K
AU$100K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$99,669
10%
50%
90%
AU$36.06 - AU$97.72
AU$36
AU$60
AU$98
MEDIAN: AU$60.32
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$136K
Salary AU$73,445 - AU$128,096
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$14,656
Profit Sharing AU$9.93 - AU$17,754
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$74,525 - AU$136,988
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,020
Hourly Data AU$0AU$97
Hourly Rate AU$36.06 - AU$97.72
Overtime AU$47.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$136K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$14,656
Profit Sharing AU$9.93 - AU$17,754
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$74,525 - AU$136,988
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

Job Description for Senior Software Engineer

A senior software engineer typically has a background in computer science, web development, and/or engineering. A bachelor's degree in any of those fields is generally considered a plus, as is experience working in web development. Some abilities they might have are a strong attention to detail, an ability to multitask, and an ability to work independently and on a team. Senior software engineers usually work in an office. They may work with other people to complete projects, but staying focused and working alone is typical.

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Senior Software Engineer Tasks

  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications and help manage project priorities and timelines.
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Guide and review work of junior engineers.

Senior Software Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$183K

Microsoft Corp
186 profiles
$139,396

$135,170

$97,769

$112,967

$150,257

Qualcomm Inc
84 profiles
$107,720

$128,668

$115,755

Google, Inc.
75 profiles
$152,577

Amazon.com Inc
70 profiles
$135,046

Common Career Paths for Senior Software Engineer


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Popular Skills for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$92,000 based on 77 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior 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 AU$98,000 based on 285 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$106,000 based on 252 salaries. A Senior 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 AU$111,000 based on 39 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$101,262

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
AU$101,000

▼3%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲10%

▲2%


▲1%

SQL
▲1%

C++ Programming Language
▼0%

National Average
AU$101,000

▼1%

▼1%

▼1%



C
▼2%

C#
▼4%

C++
▼4%

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 77%