A Software Engineer with UNIX skills earns an average salary of AU$79,803 per year. 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$52,747 - AU$120,805
AU$53K
AU$71K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$71,000
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$123K
Salary AU$52,747 - AU$120,805
Bonus AU$9,500
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AU$53,287 - AU$123,252
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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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$64,000 based on 17 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 12 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$96,000 based on 17 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$86,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$76,189

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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

▲26%

Late-Career
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
AU$76,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 86%
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