An Experienced Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of AU$103,816 per year.

AU$80,615 - AU$133,261
AU$81K
AU$100K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$103,583
10%
50%
90%
AU$40.71 - AU$96.54
AU$41
AU$63
AU$97
MEDIAN: AU$62.68
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$148K
Salary AU$80,615 - AU$133,261
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$19,448
Profit Sharing AU$791 - AU$39,500
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$81,543 - AU$148,146
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 463
Hourly Data AU$0AU$96
Hourly Rate AU$40.71 - AU$96.54
Overtime AU$60.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$148K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$19,448
Profit Sharing AU$791 - AU$39,500
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$81,543 - AU$148,146
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

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

  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications and help manage project priorities and timelines.
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Guide and review work of junior engineers.

Senior Software Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$106,820

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

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
10-19 years
92%
20 years or more
8%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲6%


National Average
AU$107,000

.NET
▼1%

ASP.NET
▼1%

JavaScript
▼1%

C#
▼2%


▼3%

▼3%


SQL
▼4%


C++
▼5%

C
▼5%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 84%