The average pay for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is AU$70,171 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$48,315 - AU$100,168
AU$48K
AU$69K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$69,074
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50%
90%
AU$20.29 - AU$59.87
AU$20
AU$29
AU$60
MEDIAN: AU$29.24
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$104K
Salary AU$48,315 - AU$100,168
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,967
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$7,500
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$47,335 - AU$104,175
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 513
Hourly Data AU$0AU$59
Hourly Rate AU$20.29 - AU$59.87
Overtime AU$37.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$104K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,967
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$7,500
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$47,335 - AU$104,175
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 60

Job Description for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Software engineer/developer/programmers may work in one major industry or in a vast array of different industries. Some may work for companies that produce and sell exactly what they work with. Many others work in other types of industries that do not sell these products but make use of their own. So, one could work for Microsoft designing computer programs to sell, while another may work for a large business and be responsible for designing the private computer programs that employees use within their office.

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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer 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.

Common Career Paths for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer


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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 247 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$80,000 based on 139 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$88,000 based on 66 salaries. A Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$93,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$68,847

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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer?

Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Queensland:
"Evolving and continueos changing environment."
Pros: Challenging and always changing.
Cons: Standby duties due to a plant operation of 24 hrs.

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Key Stats for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲35%

▲29%

▲16%

National Average
AU$69,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

C#
▲7%

▲7%

▲6%

C++
▲5%


▲3%

C
▲2%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲1%

National Average
AU$69,000


▼3%


SQL
▼12%

▼14%

PHP
▼16%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 79%