AU$71,291
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A Mid-Career Software Tester earns an average salary of AU$72,739 per year.

AU$52,122 - AU$96,084
AU$52K
AU$71K
AU$96K
MEDIAN: AU$71,291
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50%
90%
AU$20.61 - AU$76.00
AU$21
AU$49
AU$76
MEDIAN: AU$49.13
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$102K
Salary AU$52,122 - AU$96,084
Bonus AU$1,500
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$51,943 - AU$102,779
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 119
Hourly Data AU$0AU$76
Hourly Rate AU$20.61 - AU$76.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$102K
Bonus AU$1,500
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$51,943 - AU$102,779
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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

11%

-1%

-4%

-5%

National Average: AU$72,333

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

Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
5-9 years
81%
10-19 years
19%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

SQL
▲8%




National Average
AU$72,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 75%