A Senior Software Engineer with . NET skills earns an average salary of AU$101,666 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$74,781 - AU$121,530
AU$75K
AU$100K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$99,628
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50%
90%
AU$40.59 - AU$147
AU$41
AU$66
AU$150
MEDIAN: AU$66.33
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$129K
Salary AU$74,781 - AU$121,530
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$11,836
Profit Sharing AU$750
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$76,446 - AU$129,282
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 183
Hourly Data AU$0AU$147
Hourly Rate AU$40.59 - AU$147
Overtime AU$10.17
Annual Data AU$0AU$129K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$11,836
Profit Sharing AU$750
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$76,446 - AU$129,282
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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.

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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$102,000 based on 7 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$100,000 based on 39 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$105,000 based on 57 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$108,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$101,929

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

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲6%

Experienced
▲3%

▼0%

National Average
AU$102,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 85%