AU$97,501
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$5,001

Profit Sharing

AU$10,000

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$97,501 per year.

AU$70,928 - AU$129,097
AU$71K
AU$98K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$97,501
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50%
90%
AU$46.00 - AU$125
AU$46
AU$59
AU$130
MEDIAN: AU$59.00
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90%
AU$0AU$139K
Salary AU$70,928 - AU$129,097
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,080
Profit Sharing AU$10,000
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$72,832 - AU$139,161
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 211
Hourly Data AU$0AU$125
Hourly Rate AU$46.00 - AU$125
Annual Data AU$0AU$139K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,080
Profit Sharing AU$10,000
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$72,832 - AU$139,161
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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$83,000 based on 16 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$96,000 based on 61 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$104,000 based on 66 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$145,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲46%

▲5%

National Average
AU$99,000

▼3%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲21%


▲4%


▲3%

SQL
▲3%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
AU$99,000

▼1%

C
▼2%



C#
▼7%

C++
▼9%

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 75%