An Entry-Level Software Engineer earns an average salary of AU$67,788 per year.

AU$48,803 - AU$88,132
AU$49K
AU$67K
AU$88K
MEDIAN: AU$66,765
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.35 - AU$49.06
AU$20
AU$29
AU$49
MEDIAN: AU$29.40
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$90K
Salary AU$48,803 - AU$88,132
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,725
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$5,106
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$48,344 - AU$90,182
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,128
Hourly Data AU$0AU$72
Hourly Rate AU$20.35 - AU$49.06
Overtime AU$25.00 - AU$72.38
Annual Data AU$0AU$90K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,725
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$5,106
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$48,344 - AU$90,182
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 109

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 Difference by Location

National Average: AU$66,782

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

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
20%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

▲9%

▲5%

C++ Programming Language
▲2%


National Average
AU$67,000

▼1%

▼1%

C++
▼2%

▼2%


SQL
▼3%

C
▼4%

▼4%


▼7%

PHP
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 84%