The average salary for a Software Developer in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$75,452.
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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. They must be familiar with various comput…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Software Developer
C# Programming Language
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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