SOFTWARE ENGINEER SALARY IN AUSTRALIA

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
AU$ 86,450
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 82,738
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
AU$ 62,863
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
AU$ 73,800
  Updated: 07 Apr 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 20

Software Engineer Earnings in Australia

Average salary for Software Engineer in Australia is AU$ 86,450.

Average take home earning is AU$ 62,863 (Net).

The most typical salary is AU$ 73,800 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (20 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
5 % AU$ 150,000
30 % AU$ 100,000
55 % AU$ 82,500
80 % AU$ 73,800
100 % AU$ 61,250
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
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 entries 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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(3/3)  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

(2/3)  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

(1/3)  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

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 73,541 AU$ 82,666 09
Women US$ 53,713 AU$ 60,000 01
N/A US$ 93,917 AU$ 92,500 10

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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

Software Engineer workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Australia. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses AU$ 110,000. While Software Engineer workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of AU$ 65,000. This is 69.23% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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

Software Engineer 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$ 100,000 compared to AU$ 60,000 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%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 85,039 AU$ 88,333 18
Contract US$ 62,027 AU$ 69,500 02
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 105,873 US$ 105,873 192
2. Australia Australia US$ 82,738 AU$ 86,450 20
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 79,574 GBP 53,652 23
4. Germany Germany Software Engineer in Germany US$ 74,390 EUR 61,223 51
5. Singapore Singapore Software Engineer in Singapore US$ 61,141 SGD 78,589 31
6. New Zealand New Zealand Software Engineer in New Zealand US$ 56,168 NZ$ 72,028 13
7. Hong Kong Hong Kong Software Engineer in Hong Kong US$ 53,367 HKD 415,333 06
8. Mexico Mexico Software Engineer in Mexico US$ 44,122 MXN 725,522 09
9. Malaysia Malaysia Software Engineer in Malaysia US$ 24,416 MYR 87,216 47
10. Indonesia Indonesia Software Engineer in Indonesia US$ 12,775 IDR 153,966,666 06

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