Average Software Engineer Salary in New Zealand

NZ$70,769
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
NZ$3,416
Bonus
NZ$1,100
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Engineer in New Zealand is NZ$70,769.
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NZ$52k
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NZ$71k
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NZ$96k
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NZ$52k - NZ$96k
Bonus
NZ$983 - NZ$10k
Profit Sharing
NZ$29 - NZ$53k
Total Pay
NZ$50k - NZ$101k
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What Do Software Engineers Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Aderant, ENATEL Ltd and Solnet Solutions. Reported salaries are highest at Solnet Solutions where the average pay is NZ$73,698. Aderant pays the lowest at around NZ$50,050.

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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

Skills in SQL, Java and .NET are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript and C# Programming Language.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineers?

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$56,110 based on 33 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$67,528 based on 373 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$79,372 based on 169 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$89,052 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$102,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 659 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.0%
Early Career
56.6%
Mid Career
25.6%
Experienced
10.8%
Late Career
2.0%