ENGINEER SALARY IN AUSTRALIA

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Average gross salary for Engineer GROSS SALARY
AU$ 97,709
Average gorss salary (USD) for Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 87,160
Average net salary for Engineer NET SALARY
AU$ 71,283
The most typical salary for Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
AU$ 73,630
  Updated: 17 Dec 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 54

Average salary for Engineer in Australia is AU$ 97,709.

Average take home earning is AU$ 71,283 (Net).

The most typical salary is AU$ 73,630 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
9 % AU$ 182,750
13 % AU$ 150,000
22 % AU$ 133,500
54 % AU$ 83,000
87 % AU$ 62,900
93 % AU$ 51,900
96 % AU$ 47,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Perth AU$ 117,062 US$ 107,794 16
Sydney AU$ 93,018 US$ 80,332 16
Brisbane AU$ 106,025 US$ 91,634 08
Melbourne AU$ 68,616 US$ 62,677 06
Adelaide AU$ 88,055 US$ 78,828 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 169,215 AU$ 182,750
04
US$ 152,929 AU$ 200,000
01
US$ 152,297 AU$ 150,000
01
US$ 147,710 AU$ 165,000
01
US$ 128,382 AU$ 133,500
04
US$ 104,801 AU$ 123,000
05
US$ 98,931 AU$ 140,000
01
US$ 91,987 AU$ 103,500
04
US$ 87,870 AU$ 112,037
03
US$ 80,708 AU$ 83,000
03
US$ 78,840 AU$ 94,000
02
US$ 64,422 AU$ 73,630
10
US$ 60,023 AU$ 62,900
08
US$ 50,764 AU$ 51,900
03
US$ 42,579 AU$ 47,000
02
US$ 23,593 AU$ 32,500
02

  SALARY BY GENDER   ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 83,771 AU$ 98,138 39
US$ 79,787 AU$ 94,100 02
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
US$ 114,221 AU$ 126,000 02
US$ 94,910 AU$ 105,600 17
US$ 82,659 AU$ 92,816 32
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
US$ 134,535 AU$ 159,022 05
US$ 133,164 AU$ 143,500 02
US$ 115,749 AU$ 133,142 07
US$ 99,464 AU$ 107,600 10
US$ 86,720 AU$ 99,625 08
US$ 54,436 AU$ 60,742 07
US$ 56,267 AU$ 65,033 06
US$ 61,152 AU$ 63,755 09

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
US$ 94,421 AU$ 120,000 01
US$ 152,929 AU$ 200,000 01
US$ 162,928 AU$ 182,000 02
US$ 97,482 AU$ 117,222 05
US$ 96,539 AU$ 118,833 06
US$ 77,886 AU$ 89,958 12
US$ 62,731 AU$ 68,583 12
US$ 49,702 AU$ 65,000 02
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
US$ 92,190 AU$ 102,579 44
US$ 74,816 AU$ 85,000 06
US$ 50,354 AU$ 63,200 04
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  SALARY BY CITY   ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. US$ 107,794 AU$ 117,062 16
2. US$ 91,634 AU$ 106,025 08
3. US$ 80,332 AU$ 93,018 16
4. US$ 78,828 AU$ 88,055 02
5. 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 US$ 87,160 AU$ 97,709 54
2. United States US$ 82,195 US$ 82,195 247
3. Germany US$ 68,735 EUR 56,983 105
4. United Kingdom US$ 57,968 GBP 39,620 67
5. New Zealand US$ 49,235 NZ$ 67,425 20
6. Singapore US$ 48,003 SGD 62,106 66
7. Hong Kong US$ 44,717 HKD 347,627 21
8. Mexico US$ 29,300 MXN 502,651 23
9. Malaysia US$ 22,081 MYR 81,320 273
10. Indonesia US$ 20,967 IDR 268,412,121 33

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(16/16)  UNDERGRADUATE BRIDGE ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Dec 2020

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Cad strand 7 excel."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 72,801
US$ 50,436


(15/16)  PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Jul 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Project Delivery."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 110,000
US$ 76,207


(14/16)  PHD ENGINEERING


 Posted: 08 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "PhD Engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 35,000
US$ 24,248


(13/16)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Aug 2019

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


(12/16)  CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 May 2019

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


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(11/16)  SENIOR TRAFFIC ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Apr 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Transport planning and modelling."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 135,000
US$ 106,224


(10/16)  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


(9/16)  STRUCTURAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Jan 2019

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


(8/16)  STRESS ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Dec 2018

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


(7/16)  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


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(6/16)  STRUCTURAL


 Posted: 25 Apr 2018

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


(5/16)  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


(4/16)  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


(3/16)  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


(2/16)  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


(1/16)  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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