A Software Engineer with SQL skills earns an average salary of AU$74,246 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$52,250 - AU$110,212
AU$52K
AU$74K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$74,023
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50%
90%
AU$20.07 - AU$79.73
AU$20
AU$31
AU$80
MEDIAN: AU$31.00
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AU$0AU$112K
Salary AU$52,250 - AU$110,212
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$11,665
Profit Sharing AU$300
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$50,714 - AU$112,366
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 280
Hourly Data AU$0AU$79
Hourly Rate AU$20.07 - AU$79.73
Overtime AU$43.45
Annual Data AU$0AU$112K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$11,665
Profit Sharing AU$300
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$50,714 - AU$112,366
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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.

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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$65,000 based on 75 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$82,000 based on 71 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$102,000 based on 37 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$114,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$75,065

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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

▲52%

▲35%

▲10%

National Average
AU$75,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 84%