Senior Software Engineer in Brisbane, Queensland Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer in Brisbane, Queensland is AU$97,890 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$71,966 - AU$122,358
AU$72K
AU$95K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$94,585
10%
50%
90%
AU$39.49 - AU$88.73
AU$60
MEDIAN: AU$59.99
50%
AU$0AU$129K
Salary AU$71,966 - AU$122,358
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,952
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$72,492 - AU$129,779
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 102
Hourly Data AU$0AU$88
Hourly Rate AU$59.99
Overtime AU$83.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$129K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,952
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$72,492 - AU$129,779
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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$98,000 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$95,000 based on 26 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$100,000 based on 28 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$107,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲12%

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
AU$96,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries


▲9%




C#
▲4%

SQL
▲4%

▲4%


▲4%

▲4%


C++
▲2%

▼0%

National Average
AU$96,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 90%