The average salary for a Software Engineer in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is AU$74,099 per year. A skill in C++ Programming Language is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$49,948 - AU$102,610
AU$50K
AU$72K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$72,094
10%
50%
90%
AU$21.33 - AU$110
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$30.36
50%
AU$0AU$116K
Salary AU$49,948 - AU$102,610
Bonus AU$1,021 - AU$10,335
Profit Sharing AU$588
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$46,360 - AU$116,340
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 54
Hourly Data AU$0AU$110
Hourly Rate AU$30.36
Annual Data AU$0AU$116K
Bonus AU$1,021 - AU$10,335
Profit Sharing AU$588
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$46,360 - AU$116,340
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%

Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

▲47%

▲24%

National Average
AU$72,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries


▲13%

▲8%

▲7%

SQL
▲3%

▲1%

National Average
AU$72,000


C++
▼8%


C
▼15%

▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 92%