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

AU$50,664 - AU$96,717
AU$51K
AU$71K
AU$97K
MEDIAN: AU$70,893
10%
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$50,664 - AU$96,717
Bonus AU$2,000
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$50,716 - AU$102,119
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 138
Hourly Data AU$0AU$76
Hourly Rate AU$20.61 - AU$76.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$102K
Bonus AU$2,000
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$50,716 - AU$102,119
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 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

National Average: AU$71,693

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

Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
5-9 years
81%
10-19 years
19%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

SQL
▲9%




National Average
AU$72,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 76%