ENGINEER SALARY IN AUSTRALIA

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Average gross salary for Engineer GROSS SALARY
AU$ 98,470
Average gorss salary (USD) for Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 88,991
Average net salary for Engineer NET SALARY
AU$ 71,280
The most typical salary for Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
AU$ 73,722
  Updated: 10 Aug 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 50

Engineer Earnings in Australia

Average salary for Engineer in Australia is AU$ 98,470.

Average take home earning is AU$ 71,280 (Net).

The most typical salary is AU$ 73,722 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (50 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
10 % AU$ 182,750
14 % AU$ 150,000
22 % AU$ 133,000
54 % AU$ 83,000
88 % AU$ 62,900
94 % AU$ 51,900
98 % AU$ 47,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Perth AU$ 117,062 US$ 107,794 16
Sydney AU$ 91,464 US$ 80,618 14
Brisbane AU$ 117,200 US$ 105,436 06
Melbourne AU$ 68,616 US$ 62,677 06
Adelaide AU$ 88,055 US$ 78,828 02

Salary entries from individual employees for Engineer in Australia

Below is the list of 50 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(12/12)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Programming and Integration."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 98,000
US$ 77,111

(11/12)  CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Structural geotechnical steel structural."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 45,000
US$ 35,408

(10/12)  DESIGN ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Create and analyse 3d model with FEA tools."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 75,000
US$ 59,013

(9/12)  STRUCTURAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Engineering buldings."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 77,000
US$ 60,587

(8/12)  STRESS ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Aerospace Stress analysis engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 125,000
US$ 98,356

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(7/12)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Aug 2018

Some College, 0-1 year: "Good job and hoping for career progression."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 70,000
US$ 55,079

(6/12)  STRUCTURAL


 Posted: 25 Apr 2018

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Design, Drafting and site work."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 120,000
US$ 94,421

(5/12)  INTERN CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Engineering work, I work at Shell as a civil engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 76,464

(4/12)  TECH


 Posted: 11 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Provide assistance to clients with tech support."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 30,000
US$ 22,939

(3/12)  GRADUATE ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Sep 2017

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Consulting on chemical/process and environmental projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 68,200
US$ 52,149

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(2/12)  ESTIMATOR/ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Aug 2017

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Tendering, Estimating, visiting jobs, auditing, travelling, managing, making sure that the company can function and make a profit. Using the phone when I need to and also I send emails."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 65,000
US$ 49,702

(1/12)  PROCESS ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Aug 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Design work Process Design CAD drawings."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 115,000
US$ 87,934

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
185K US$ 169,215 AU$ 182,750
04
205K US$ 152,929 AU$ 200,000
01
155K US$ 152,297 AU$ 150,000
01
165K US$ 147,710 AU$ 165,000
01
135K US$ 135,768 AU$ 133,000
03
125K US$ 104,801 AU$ 123,000
05
145K US$ 98,931 AU$ 140,000
01
115K US$ 93,701 AU$ 113,055
02
105K US$ 91,987 AU$ 103,500
04
85K US$ 80,708 AU$ 83,000
03
95K US$ 78,840 AU$ 94,000
02
75K US$ 65,977 AU$ 73,722
09
65K US$ 60,023 AU$ 62,900
08
55K US$ 50,764 AU$ 51,900
03
45K US$ 42,579 AU$ 47,000
02
35K US$ 22,939 AU$ 30,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 85,999 AU$ 99,274 35
Women US$ 79,787 AU$ 94,100 02
N/A US$ 98,462 AU$ 96,976 13

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 114,221 AU$ 126,000 02
Masters Degree US$ 94,203 AU$ 103,762 16
Bachelors Degree US$ 86,007 AU$ 94,907 29
Some College US$ 73,217 AU$ 86,333 03

Engineer workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Australia. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses AU$ 126,000. While Engineer workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of AU$ 86,333. This is 56.00% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 134,535 AU$ 159,022 05
16-20 Years US$ 133,164 AU$ 143,500 02
12-16 Years US$ 115,749 AU$ 133,142 07
8-12 Years US$ 102,048 AU$ 107,333 09
4-8 Years US$ 93,881 AU$ 104,500 06
2-4 Years US$ 54,436 AU$ 60,742 07
1-2 Years US$ 56,267 AU$ 65,033 06
0-1 Year US$ 62,492 AU$ 62,625 08

Engineer workers in Australia with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of AU$ 159,022 compared to AU$ 60,742 for their counterparts with 2-4 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 2-4 Years is 147.14%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
57-62 US$ 94,421 AU$ 120,000 01
51-56 US$ 152,929 AU$ 200,000 01
45-50 US$ 162,928 AU$ 182,000 02
39-44 US$ 102,801 AU$ 119,027 04
33-38 US$ 96,539 AU$ 118,833 06
27-32 US$ 80,416 AU$ 90,950 10
22-26 US$ 63,849 AU$ 68,200 11
16-21 US$ 49,702 AU$ 65,000 02
N/A US$ 98,462 AU$ 96,976 13
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 92,236 AU$ 101,631 42
Contract US$ 84,930 AU$ 95,000 05
Part Time US$ 50,327 AU$ 60,000 03
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  SALARY BY CITY   ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Brisbane Engineer in Brisbane US$ 105,436 AU$ 117,200 06
2. Perth Engineer in Perth US$ 107,794 AU$ 117,062 16
3. Sydney Engineer in Sydney US$ 80,618 AU$ 91,464 14
4. Adelaide Engineer in Adelaide US$ 78,828 AU$ 88,055 02
5. Melbourne Engineer in Melbourne US$ 62,677 AU$ 68,616 06

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia US$ 88,991 AU$ 98,470 50
2. United States United States Engineer US$ 80,687 US$ 80,687 236
3. Germany Germany Engineer in Germany US$ 67,378 EUR 55,467 96
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 57,968 GBP 39,620 67
5. New Zealand New Zealand Engineer in New Zealand US$ 48,653 NZ$ 65,806 18
6. Singapore Singapore Engineer in Singapore US$ 46,909 SGD 60,532 64
7. Hong Kong Hong Kong Engineer in Hong Kong US$ 44,717 HKD 347,627 21
8. Mexico Mexico Engineer in Mexico US$ 30,118 MXN 512,427 21
9. Malaysia Malaysia Engineer in Malaysia US$ 22,127 MYR 80,892 257
10. Indonesia Indonesia Engineer in Indonesia US$ 21,794 IDR 278,664,516 31

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