A Software Developer with . NET skills earns an average salary of AU$67,784 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$49,382 - AU$97,917
AU$49K
AU$68K
AU$98K
MEDIAN: AU$67,857
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.93 - AU$81.44
AU$20
AU$37
AU$81
MEDIAN: AU$36.67
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$102K
Salary AU$49,382 - AU$97,917
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,060
Profit Sharing AU$3,750
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$49,381 - AU$102,005
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 514
Hourly Data AU$0AU$81
Hourly Rate AU$19.93 - AU$81.44
Overtime AU$43.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$102K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,060
Profit Sharing AU$3,750
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$49,381 - AU$102,005
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

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 151 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$77,000 based on 113 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$93,000 based on 55 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$85,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$68,396

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

Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲36%

▲24%

▲13%

National Average
AU$68,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

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