Engineer (Australia) Salary

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Average gross salary for Engineer GROSS SALARY
AU$ 99,561
Average gorss salary (USD) for Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 90,084
Average net salary for Engineer NET SALARY
AU$ 72,122
The most typical salary for Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
AU$ 73,722
  Updated: 10 Aug 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 49

Engineer Earnings

Average salary for Engineer in Australia is AU$ 99,561 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (49 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is AU$ 72,122 (Net). The most typical salary is AU$ 73,722 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people Earn this or more
10 % AU$ 182,750
14 % AU$ 150,000
22 % AU$ 133,000
55 % AU$ 83,000
90 % AU$ 62,900
96 % AU$ 51,900
98 % AU$ 49,000

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
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

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Below is the list of 49 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.


(49/49) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Aug 2019

      

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

(48/49) 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

(47/49) STRUCTURAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Jan 2019

      

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

(46/49) STRESS ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Dec 2018

      

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

(45/49) 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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(44/49) STRUCTURAL


 Posted: 25 Apr 2018

      

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

(43/49) 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

(42/49) 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

(41/49) 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

(40/49) 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

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(39/49) 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

(38/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Feb 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Consultant mining engineer in opencut and underground hard rock."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 200,000
US$ 152,929

(37/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Jan 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "System Design and data analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 71,500
US$ 54,672

(36/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Jan 2017

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Electrical engineering officer."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 109,000
US$ 83,346

(35/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 Mar 2016

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Civil engineer working in planning of construction projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 140,000
US$ 98,931

(34/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Dec 2014

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Tendering, estimation, pre and post contract evaluation."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 125,000
US$ 111,901

(33/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 111,111
US$ 99,468

(32/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Aug 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 70,000
US$ 62,665

(31/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Jul 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 125,000
US$ 111,901

(30/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Jul 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 70,000
US$ 62,665

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(29/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Jul 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 65,000
US$ 58,189

(28/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Jun 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 120,000
US$ 107,425

(27/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 May 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 165,000
US$ 147,710

(26/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Apr 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 55,000
US$ 49,237

(25/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Apr 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 90,000
US$ 80,569

(24/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Apr 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 89,000
US$ 79,674

(23/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Feb 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 180,000
US$ 161,138

(22/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Feb 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 184,000
US$ 164,719

(21/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Jan 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 180,000
US$ 161,138

(20/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Dec 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 79,000
US$ 81,493

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(19/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Dec 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 50,000
US$ 51,578

(18/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Sep 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 135,000
US$ 139,261

(17/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 64,315

(16/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 63,000
US$ 67,531

(15/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Apr 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 62,000
US$ 66,459

(14/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 76,000
US$ 81,466

(13/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Oct 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 60,919

(12/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 132,000
US$ 134,021

(11/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 80,000
US$ 81,225

(10/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 75,000
US$ 76,149

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(9/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 60,919

(8/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 187,000
US$ 189,864

(7/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Aug 2011

      

Some College education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 80,000
US$ 81,225

(6/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Aug 2011

      

Doctorate Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 132,000
US$ 134,021

(5/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Aug 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 105,000
US$ 106,608

(4/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Jul 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 101,531

(3/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 50,700
US$ 51,476

(2/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 49,000
US$ 49,750

(1/49) ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Jun 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 150,000
US$ 152,297

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
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$ 49,750 AU$ 49,000
01
35K US$ 22,939 AU$ 30,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 87,487 AU$ 100,870 34
Female 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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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 114,221 AU$ 126,000 02
Masters Degree US$ 94,203 AU$ 103,762 16
Bachelors Degree US$ 87,814 AU$ 96,689 28
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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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
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$ 57,607 AU$ 63,366 06
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$ 65,033 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 139.10%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
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$ 85,417 AU$ 96,055 09
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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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 93,622 AU$ 103,012 41
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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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Brisbane Engineer US$ 105,436 AU$ 117,200 06
2. Perth Engineer US$ 107,794 AU$ 117,062 16
3. Sydney Engineer US$ 80,618 AU$ 91,464 14
4. Adelaide Engineer US$ 78,828 AU$ 88,055 02
5. Melbourne Engineer US$ 62,677 AU$ 68,616 06

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ENGINEER

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Australia Australia US$ 90,084 AU$ 99,561 49
2. United States United States Engineer US$ 80,608 US$ 80,608 225
3. Germany Germany Engineer US$ 66,228 EUR 53,992 84
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Engineer US$ 56,575 GBP 38,218 62
5. Singapore Singapore Engineer US$ 46,852 SGD 60,373 61
6. New Zealand New Zealand Engineer US$ 46,043 NZ$ 61,894 16
7. Hong Kong Hong Kong Engineer US$ 44,717 HKD 347,627 21
8. Mexico Mexico Engineer US$ 30,912 MXN 524,548 20
9. Malaysia Malaysia Engineer US$ 22,280 MYR 80,024 221
10. Indonesia Indonesia Engineer US$ 21,848 IDR 275,651,851 27

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