An Entry-Level Software Tester earns an average salary of AU$57,703 per year.

AU$43,181 - AU$80,198
AU$43K
AU$58K
AU$80K
MEDIAN: AU$57,884
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50%
90%
AU$15.62 - AU$44.38
AU$16
AU$18
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$18.35
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$81K
Salary AU$43,181 - AU$80,198
Bonus AU$4,500
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$33,743 - AU$81,187
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 181
Hourly Data AU$0AU$44
Hourly Rate AU$15.62 - AU$44.38
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$81K
Bonus AU$4,500
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$33,743 - AU$81,187
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 68

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,335

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

Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

SQL
▲13%




National Average
AU$55,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 80%