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$73,922 - AU$120,453
AU$74K
AU$98K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$98,496
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50%
90%
AU$39.87 - AU$151
AU$40
AU$65
AU$150
MEDIAN: AU$64.69
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$124K
Salary AU$73,922 - AU$120,453
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,040
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$74,587 - AU$124,971
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 181
Hourly Data AU$0AU$150
Hourly Rate AU$39.87 - AU$151
Overtime AU$27.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$124K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,040
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$74,587 - AU$124,971
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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$100,054

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

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲8%

Experienced
▲5%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
AU$100,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 85%