AU$62,417
Avg. Salary
AU$25.89
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Software Tester is AU$25.89 per hour.

The average pay for a Software Tester is AU$62,417 per year.

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AU$15.75
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AU$25.89
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MEDIAN AU$25.89
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AU$91k
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MEDIAN AU$62,417
AU$45,800 - AU$90,662
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MEDIAN: AU$62,417
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MEDIAN: AU$25.89
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AU$0AU$95K
Salary AU$45,800 - AU$90,662
Bonus AU$493 - AU$7,946
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$41,639 - AU$95,407
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 222
Hourly Data AU$0AU$56
Hourly Rate AU$15.75 - AU$56.64
Overtime AU$32.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$95K
Bonus AU$493 - AU$7,946
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$41,639 - AU$95,407
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

Job Description for Software Tester

When a software or app developer is creating a program for professional or consumer use, a software tester plays a key role in the process. The tester typically works as part of a quality assurance or engineering quality control department. He or she receives software builds at various stages of completion and puts the program through a variety tests, documenting the software's response. One of the key components in testing is documenting the steps performed in software testing; documentation is especially important since it is often key to helping programmers and software engineers to discover coding problems. Another key aspect of the tester's work is finding repeatable crashes and bugs in a program.

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Software Tester Tasks
  • Evaluate software applications for errors and stability.
  • Debug scripts and identify system flaws.
  • Perform both manual and automated testing strategies.
  • Develop testing strategies and analysis for software programs.

Software Tester Pay By Employer

$0$99K

U.S. Bank
10 profiles
$55,877

$52,116

$94,240

$38,690

Accenture
3 profiles
$77,500

Common Career Paths for Software Tester


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Software Tester Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

18%

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-4%

-8%

National Average: AU$61,593

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Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries

▲39%

▲20%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries



SQL
▲18%


▲14%






National Average
AU$62,000

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 79%