A Mid-Career Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of AU$96,278 per year.

AU$69,507 - AU$122,260
AU$70K
AU$94K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$93,704
10%
50%
90%
AU$32.21 - AU$98.82
AU$32
AU$62
AU$99
MEDIAN: AU$61.76
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$126K
Salary AU$69,507 - AU$122,260
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,417
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$12,913
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$70,412 - AU$126,532
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 597
Hourly Data AU$0AU$98
Hourly Rate AU$32.21 - AU$98.82
Overtime AU$27.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$126K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,417
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$12,913
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$70,412 - AU$126,532
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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

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

Senior Software Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$96,179

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

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
5-9 years
73%
10-19 years
27%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲10%

SQL
▲6%

▲5%

▲5%

▲4%


Java
▲2%

C++ Programming Language
▲2%


C
▼0%

National Average
AU$96,000

▼2%


C++
▼4%

C#
▼6%

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 73%