Average Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Australia

AU$72,439
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AU$5,120
Bonus
AU$5,000
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The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Australia is AU$72,439.
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A$52k
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A$72k
90%
A$103k
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AU$52k - AU$103k
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AU$518 - AU$11k
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AU$197 - AU$76k
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AU$51k - AU$108k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers?

Skills in Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, SQL, C# Programming Language and JavaScript.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers?

An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$58,384 based on 32 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$69,427 based on 283 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$81,724 based on 138 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$93,472 based on 73 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$95,000.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earn an average of 17.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (6.6% more) and Newcastle, New South Wales (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (7.5% less), Perth, Western Australia (4.5% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 540 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.9%
Early Career
52.4%
Mid Career
25.6%
Experienced
13.5%
Late Career
2.6%

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