AU$68,090
Avg. Salary
AU$31.03
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$3,385

Bonus

AU$4,000

Profit Sharing

AU$3,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Software Developer is AU$31.03 per hour.

The average pay for a Software Developer is AU$68,090 per year.

10%
AU$21.03
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AU$31.03
50%
AU$59.05
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MEDIAN AU$31.03
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AU$50k
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AU$68k
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AU$98k
90%
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MEDIAN AU$68,090
AU$49,505 - AU$98,330
AU$50K
AU$68K
AU$98K
MEDIAN: AU$68,090
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90%
AU$21.03 - AU$59.05
AU$21
AU$31
AU$59
MEDIAN: AU$31.03
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$101K
Salary AU$49,505 - AU$98,330
Bonus AU$511 - AU$9,851
Profit Sharing AU$99.33 - AU$10,213
Commission AU$3,000
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$49,159 - AU$101,314
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,601
Hourly Data AU$0AU$71
Hourly Rate AU$21.03 - AU$59.05
Overtime AU$14.68 - AU$71.49
Annual Data AU$0AU$101K
Bonus AU$511 - AU$9,851
Commission AU$3,000
Profit Sharing AU$99.33 - AU$10,213
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$49,159 - AU$101,314
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 195

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
  • 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.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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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

29%

14%

12%

-5%

-9%

-10%

-14%

-17%

National Average: AU$68,368

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 Brisbane:
"Forward-thinking developmental work environment."
Pros: Nearly always sunny, traffic isn’t bad at all, friendly locals and businesses
Cons: Not a major hub for Virtual Reality (my field)

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 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲51%

▲35%

▲16%

National Average
AU$68,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries


▲10%

▲9%

▲4%



C++
▲2%

▲1%

▲1%


▼0%

National Average
AU$68,000

SQL
▼1%

▼5%

▼6%

PHP
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 91%