AU$68,106
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$3,368

Profit Sharing

AU$4,500

Commission

AU$4,000

A Software Developer earns an average salary of AU$67,521 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are C++ Programming Language and Linux.

AU$49,085 - AU$98,244
AU$49K
AU$68K
AU$98K
MEDIAN: AU$68,106
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50%
90%
AU$20.98 - AU$60.10
AU$21
AU$33
AU$60
MEDIAN: AU$32.53
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$101K
Salary AU$49,085 - AU$98,244
Bonus AU$501 - AU$9,469
Profit Sharing AU$10.00 - AU$14,483
Commission AU$4,000
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$48,711 - AU$101,355
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 8 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,646
Hourly Data AU$0AU$71
Hourly Rate AU$20.98 - AU$60.10
Overtime AU$14.74 - AU$71.22
Annual Data AU$0AU$101K
Bonus AU$501 - AU$9,469
Commission AU$4,000
Profit Sharing AU$10.00 - AU$14,483
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$48,711 - AU$101,355
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 8 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 202

Job Description for Software Developer

Software developers develop computer applications that allow users to perform specific tasks on computers or other devices. They may also develop or customize existing systems that run devices or control networks. Most of the time, software developers work in an office. A bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, information technology, or other relevant majors is often required. They are required to have relevant job experience.

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Software Developer Tasks

  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded, multi-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.

Software Developer Pay By Employer

$0$151K

$63,308

$83,823

Amazon.com Inc
93 profiles
$103,138

Microsoft Corp
62 profiles
$113,470

$68,672

$72,481

Usaa Insurance
54 profiles
$65,440

$76,237

Epic
44 profiles
$104,042

Google, Inc.
39 profiles
$86,000

Common Career Paths for Software Developer


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Popular Skills for Software Developer

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

Pay by Experience for a Software Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 542 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 305 salaries. An experienced Software Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$92,000 based on 138 salaries. A Software Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$103,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

28%

13%

11%

-1%

-5%

-10%

-10%

-14%

-17%

National Average: AU$68,641

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

Software Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Software Developer?

Software Developer in Adelaide:
"Workplace Learning Integration."
Pros: Flexible hours, the casual environment, the supportive team.
Cons: The bland office, thats it really, my job is great.

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Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲50%

▲35%

▲16%

National Average
AU$69,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries


▲10%

▲8%

▲3%

C++
▲2%



▲1%


▼0%

▼0%

National Average
AU$69,000

SQL
▼1%

▼5%

▼6%

PHP
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 90%