Average Senior Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary in Australia

AU$123,278
Avg. Base Salary (AUD)
10%
A$92k
MEDIAN
A$123k
90%
A$155k

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is AU$123,278

Base Salary
AU$92k - AU$155k
Bonus
AU$3k - AU$17k
Profit Sharing
AU$740 - AU$36k
Total Pay
AU$93k - AU$167k
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What Do Senior Software Engineers Do?

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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What is the highest pay for Senior Software Engineers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Senior Software Engineer is A$155k / year

What is the lowest pay for Senior Software Engineers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Senior Software Engineer is A$92k / year

How can Senior Software Engineers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Senior Software Engineer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Senior Software Engineer that oversees more junior Senior Software Engineers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.