Software Engineer (Australia)

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info SALARY PROFILES
20
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 82,738
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
AU$ 86,450
info AVG. NET SALARY
AU$ 62,863
  UPDATED: 07 Apr 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 27%

What is average salary for Software Engineer in Australia?

Based on our survey (20 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Software Engineer in Australia is AU$ 86,450. Average NET salary is AU$ 62,863. The most frequent GROSS salary is AU$ 73,800. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 8-12 Years.

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Sydney AU$ 82,900 US$ 81,711 10
Melbourne AU$ 101,250 US$ 96,518 04
Brisbane AU$ 93,750 US$ 83,991 04
Adelaide AU$ 60,000 US$ 57,803 02

Salary profiles from individual employees for Software Engineer in Australia

Below is the list of 20 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(20/20) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 07 Apr 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Software development and app development."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 79,000
US$ 62,161

(19/20) SENOR ADVISOR


 Posted: 30 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Fix computer, do big hard stuff."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 75,000
US$ 59,013

(18/20) IT CONSULTANT


 Posted: 08 Nov 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Software Tester with hands on experience in cards and payments."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 110,000
US$ 86,553

(17/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Nov 2015

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Design and develop software application."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 95,000
US$ 74,066

(16/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Jan 2015

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Senior .net software developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 95,000
US$ 74,066

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(15/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Apr 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 53,713

(14/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Dec 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 61,894

(13/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 61,894

(12/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 May 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 70,000
US$ 75,035

(11/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Feb 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 107,192

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(10/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Nov 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 75,000
US$ 76,149

(9/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Sep 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 150,000
US$ 152,297

(8/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Sep 2011

      

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

(7/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Aug 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 80,000
US$ 81,225

(6/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 70,000
US$ 71,072

(5/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Aug 2011

      

Some College education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 65,000
US$ 65,995

(4/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Aug 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 90,000
US$ 91,378

(3/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Aug 2011

      

Doctorate Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 110,000
US$ 111,685

(2/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 101,531

(1/20) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 85,000
US$ 86,302

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
155K US$ 152,297 AU$ 150,000
01
105K US$ 103,418 AU$ 100,000
03
115K US$ 99,119 AU$ 110,000
02
85K US$ 83,763 AU$ 82,500
02
95K US$ 79,837 AU$ 93,333
03
75K US$ 68,686 AU$ 73,800
05
65K US$ 60,874 AU$ 61,250
04
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  SURVEY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 73,541 AU$ 82,666 09
Female US$ 53,713 AU$ 60,000 01
N/A US$ 93,917 AU$ 92,500 10
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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 111,685 AU$ 110,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 86,852 AU$ 90,666 06
Bachelors Degree US$ 79,663 AU$ 84,166 12
Some College US$ 65,995 AU$ 65,000 01

Workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Australia. The typical trends in the Australia workforce indicate that the higher the degree earned, the higher the average gross income. A Australia employees with an earned Doctorate Degree grosses US$ 111,685, while a worker with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 65,995. This is 69.23% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
16-20 Years US$ 74,066 AU$ 95,000 01
12-16 Years US$ 104,362 AU$ 100,000 02
8-12 Years US$ 86,477 AU$ 88,571 07
4-8 Years US$ 82,274 AU$ 89,833 06
2-4 Years US$ 73,089 AU$ 71,666 03
1-2 Years US$ 53,713 AU$ 60,000 01

It may come as no surprise, but Australia workers with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 104,362 compared to US$ 53,713 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 94.30%.

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  SURVEY BY AGES   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
51-56 US$ 74,066 AU$ 95,000 01
33-38 US$ 82,735 AU$ 89,750 04
27-32 US$ 62,116 AU$ 70,000 05
N/A US$ 93,917 AU$ 92,500 10
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  SURVEY BY WORK   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 85,039 AU$ 88,333 18
Contract US$ 62,027 AU$ 69,500 02

  SURVEY BY CITIES   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Melbourne Software Engineer US$ 96,518 AU$ 101,250 04
2. Brisbane Software Engineer US$ 83,991 AU$ 93,750 04
3. Sydney Software Engineer US$ 81,711 AU$ 82,900 10
4. Adelaide Software Engineer US$ 57,803 AU$ 60,000 02

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 104,934 US$ 104,934 189
2. Australia Australia US$ 82,738 AU$ 86,450 20
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer US$ 76,784 GBP 51,363 22
4. Germany Germany Software Engineer US$ 73,802 EUR 60,164 37
5. Singapore Singapore Software Engineer US$ 61,141 SGD 78,589 31
6. New Zealand New Zealand Software Engineer US$ 56,420 NZ$ 71,364 12
7. Hong Kong Hong Kong Software Engineer US$ 53,367 HKD 415,333 06
8. Mexico Mexico Software Engineer US$ 46,011 MXN 747,462 08
9. Malaysia Malaysia Software Engineer US$ 24,356 MYR 85,989 43
10. Indonesia Indonesia Software Engineer US$ 12,775 IDR 153,966,666 06

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