An Experienced Software Engineer earns an average salary of AU$95,652 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft SQL Server and ASP. NET Framework.

AU$70,513 - AU$124,230
AU$71K
AU$95K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$95,153
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90%
AU$41.16 - AU$102
AU$41
AU$51
AU$100
MEDIAN: AU$50.57
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90%
AU$0AU$129K
Salary AU$70,513 - AU$124,230
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,080
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$44,698
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$71,686 - AU$129,961
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 417
Hourly Data AU$0AU$101
Hourly Rate AU$41.16 - AU$102
Overtime AU$70.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$129K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,080
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$44,698
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$71,686 - AU$129,961
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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$96,573

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

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
10-19 years
89%
20 years or more
11%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries



▲7%

SQL
▲5%


▲4%

▲3%


National Average
AU$97,000

▼1%


▼3%

▼3%

▼4%

C#
▼6%

C++
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 79%