Average Software Developer Salary in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$75,452
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AU$4,896
Bonus
AU$4,943
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The average salary for a Software Developer in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$75,452.
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A$52k
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A$75k
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A$103k
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AU$52k - AU$103k
Bonus
AU$1k - AU$10k
Profit Sharing
AU$101 - AU$15k
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AU$52k - AU$107k
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Job Description for Software Developer

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Developer

AU$93k

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

Skills in SQL and Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, C# Programming Language and JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

An entry-level Software Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$58,508 based on 29 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$70,038 based on 234 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$82,855 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$98,526 based on 76 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$117,916.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (23.8% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (23.6% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (13.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 460 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.3%
Early Career
50.9%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
16.5%
Late Career
1.5%