AU$80,628
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$5,234

Profit Sharing

AU$650

A Software Engineer in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$82,911 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in SQL is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$55,763 - AU$112,036
AU$56K
AU$81K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$80,628
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50%
90%
AU$24.77 - AU$98.63
AU$25
AU$44
AU$99
MEDIAN: AU$43.63
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$117K
Salary AU$55,763 - AU$112,036
Bonus AU$1,014 - AU$14,408
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$45,958
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$54,946 - AU$117,874
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 478
Hourly Data AU$0AU$98
Hourly Rate AU$24.77 - AU$98.63
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$117K
Bonus AU$1,014 - AU$14,408
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$45,958
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$54,946 - AU$117,874
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

Job Description for Software Engineer

In the world of software design and development, a software engineer plays a key role. The engineer is typically the person who helps to develop the ways that software functions created by a software design team will work. The software engineer will work with designers to help consolidate disparate program functions into a unified whole. The engineer also works with programmers and coders to help map out various programming tasks and smaller functions, which are then combined into larger, functioning programs or new features for existing software.

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Software Engineer Tasks

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

Software Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$77,000 based on 148 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$90,000 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$101,000 based on 65 salaries. A Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$105,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

▲29%

▲24%

▲10%

National Average
AU$82,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

SQL
▲15%

▲11%

▲10%

▲8%

▲5%

Java/J2EE
▲3%


▲1%



National Average
AU$82,000

C++
▼2%

▼2%

C#
▼4%

C
▼5%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 79%