SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SALARY IN AUSTRALIA

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Average gross salary for Software Developer GROSS SALARY
AU$ 89,090
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Developer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 76,578
Average net salary for Software Developer NET SALARY
AU$ 64,590
The most typical salary for Software Developer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
AU$ 81,777
  Updated: 29 Jun 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 52

Average salary for Software Developer in Australia is AU$ 89,090.

Average take home earning is AU$ 64,590 (Net).

The most typical salary is AU$ 81,777 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
12 % AU$ 153,666
23 % AU$ 110,000
21 % AU$ 121,666
65 % AU$ 72,500
94 % AU$ 50,857
96 % AU$ 48,700
98 % AU$ 30,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Sydney AU$ 103,888 US$ 88,173 18
Melbourne AU$ 89,352 US$ 77,350 17
Brisbane AU$ 80,000 US$ 69,159 05
Canberra AU$ 96,666 US$ 88,297 03
Adelaide AU$ 56,233 US$ 48,582 03
Newcastle AU$ 75,000 US$ 65,030 02
Darwin AU$ 50,000 US$ 38,454 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
205K US$ 152,929 AU$ 200,000
01
155K US$ 128,192 AU$ 153,666
03
175K US$ 125,769 AU$ 170,000
02
115K US$ 117,911 AU$ 110,000
01
145K US$ 110,158 AU$ 140,000
01
125K US$ 104,872 AU$ 121,666
03
135K US$ 103,863 AU$ 132,000
01
105K US$ 81,855 AU$ 100,571
07
95K US$ 81,238 AU$ 91,250
04
75K US$ 76,302 AU$ 72,500
02
85K US$ 71,437 AU$ 81,777
09
55K US$ 52,561 AU$ 50,857
07
65K US$ 50,519 AU$ 60,000
08
45K US$ 38,319 AU$ 48,700
01
35K US$ 26,856 AU$ 30,000
01
25K US$ 15,737 AU$ 20,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 80,644 AU$ 97,905 35
Women US$ 45,330 AU$ 58,000 05
N/A US$ 77,738 AU$ 76,333 12

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 77,561 AU$ 90,000 09
Bachelors Degree US$ 74,841 AU$ 87,067 40
Some College US$ 96,793 AU$ 113,333 03

Software Developer workers holding Some College degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Australia. With an earned Some College, they grosses AU$ 113,333. While Software Developer workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of AU$ 87,067. This is 29.33% lower of what Some College degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 78,791 AU$ 93,333 03
16-20 Years US$ 78,758 AU$ 103,000 01
12-16 Years US$ 105,845 AU$ 120,000 02
8-12 Years US$ 101,603 AU$ 115,812 16
4-8 Years US$ 70,365 AU$ 80,428 14
2-4 Years US$ 55,307 AU$ 67,855 09
1-2 Years US$ 58,688 AU$ 73,333 03
0-1 Year US$ 42,659 AU$ 50,000 04

Software Developer workers in Australia with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of AU$ 120,000 compared to AU$ 50,000 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 148.12%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
57-62 US$ 99,606 AU$ 128,000 02
39-44 US$ 73,617 AU$ 94,800 05
33-38 US$ 98,469 AU$ 118,000 07
27-32 US$ 72,859 AU$ 83,380 15
22-26 US$ 63,611 AU$ 82,727 11
N/A US$ 77,738 AU$ 76,333 12
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 80,835 AU$ 93,376 39
Contract US$ 71,044 AU$ 84,100 10
Part Time US$ 39,686 AU$ 50,000 03
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   AUSTRALIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Sydney Software Developer in Sydney US$ 88,173 AU$ 103,888 18
2. Canberra Software Developer in Canberra US$ 88,297 AU$ 96,666 03
3. Melbourne Software Developer in Melbourne US$ 77,350 AU$ 89,352 17
4. Brisbane Software Developer in Brisbane US$ 69,159 AU$ 80,000 05
5. Newcastle Software Developer in Newcastle US$ 65,030 AU$ 75,000 02
6. Adelaide Software Developer in Adelaide US$ 48,582 AU$ 56,233 03
7. Darwin Software Developer in Darwin US$ 38,454 AU$ 50,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Software Developer US$ 90,123 US$ 90,123 255
2. Australia Australia US$ 76,578 AU$ 89,090 52
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Developer in United Kingdom US$ 70,440 GBP 48,532 65
4. Germany Germany Software Developer in Germany US$ 65,816 EUR 54,544 128
5. New Zealand New Zealand Software Developer in New Zealand US$ 61,526 NZ$ 83,227 23
6. Hong Kong Hong Kong Software Developer in Hong Kong US$ 55,585 HKD 432,600 15
7. Singapore Singapore Software Developer in Singapore US$ 48,244 SGD 63,192 56
8. Mexico Mexico Software Developer in Mexico US$ 45,491 MXN 823,312 16
9. Malaysia Malaysia Software Developer in Malaysia US$ 19,250 MYR 71,253 127
10. Indonesia Indonesia Software Developer in Indonesia US$ 13,068 IDR 167,355,536 27

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(17/17)  ANALYST PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 29 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Programming, background of mathematics."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 41,567


(16/17)  ANALYST PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 29 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Programming, background of mathematics."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 41,567


(15/17)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 Mar 2020

Some College, 8-12 years: "Symfony, MySQL, ElasticSearch, NodeJS, React."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 170,000
US$ 117,774


(14/17)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "C#, React, Angular, .Net Core."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 90,000
US$ 62,351


(13/17)  PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 27 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Computer Programmer."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 156,000
US$ 122,748


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(12/17)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 10 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Software developed for computer."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 20,000
US$ 15,737


(11/17)  SENIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 26 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Developing applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 78,684


(10/17)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 31 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Programmer for someone."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 48,700
US$ 38,319


(9/17)  SYSTEM ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "System engineer with MBA, working in healthcare."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 95,000
US$ 74,750


(8/17)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Software Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 132,000
US$ 103,863


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(7/17)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Software engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 80,000
US$ 62,948


(6/17)  SAP CONSULTANT


 Posted: 28 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "ABAP programming."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 140,000
US$ 110,158


(5/17)  DEVELOPER


 Posted: 28 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Software develop."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 170,000
US$ 133,764


(4/17)  ANALYST PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 10 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Write software packages."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 125,000
US$ 98,356


(3/17)  SENIOR SOFTWARE AND WEB DEVELOPER


 Posted: 11 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Full stack development of software and websites with management."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 120,000
US$ 94,421


(2/17)  IT CONSULTANT


 Posted: 30 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "IT ConsultantIT ConsultantIT Consultant."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 45,879


(1/17)  SENIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 21 Aug 2017

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Debugging lousy software written by incompetent developers."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 103,000
US$ 78,758


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