SOFTWARE ENGINEER SALARY IN NEW ZEALAND

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
NZ$ 77,169
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 58,989
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
NZ$ 55,082
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
NZ$ 65,000
  Updated: 29 Jul 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 28%
  Salary entries: 14

Software Engineer Earnings in New Zealand

Average salary for Software Engineer in New Zealand is NZ$ 77,169.

Average take home earning is NZ$ 55,082 (Net).

The most typical salary is NZ$ 65,000 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (14 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
7 % NZ$ 150,000
14 % NZ$ 144,000
21 % NZ$ 95,000
57 % NZ$ 71,457
93 % NZ$ 45,000
100 % NZ$ 32,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Auckland NZ$ 83,852 US$ 64,012 11
Christchurch NZ$ 56,500 US$ 43,527 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
155K US$ 115,558 NZ$ 150,000
01
145K US$ 95,665 NZ$ 144,000
01
95K US$ 79,741 NZ$ 95,000
01
85K US$ 59,527 NZ$ 80,000
02
75K US$ 55,050 NZ$ 71,457
03
65K US$ 51,570 NZ$ 65,000
03
45K US$ 34,667 NZ$ 45,000
02
35K US$ 26,637 NZ$ 32,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 62,609 NZ$ 82,666 06
N/A US$ 56,274 NZ$ 73,046 08

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 115,558 NZ$ 150,000 01
Bachelors Degree US$ 54,638 NZ$ 71,567 13

Software Engineer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in New Zealand. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses NZ$ 150,000. While Software Engineer workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of NZ$ 71,567. This is 111.50% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
12-16 Years US$ 68,962 NZ$ 96,124 03
8-12 Years US$ 78,398 NZ$ 98,250 04
2-4 Years US$ 44,102 NZ$ 60,000 04
1-2 Years US$ 54,559 NZ$ 65,000 01
0-1 Year US$ 37,201 NZ$ 47,000 02

Software Engineer workers in New Zealand with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 8-12 Years of experience earn a gross average of NZ$ 98,250 compared to NZ$ 47,000 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 8-12 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 110.74%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
27-32 US$ 72,824 NZ$ 87,500 02
22-26 US$ 44,781 NZ$ 59,000 03
Less US$ 95,665 NZ$ 144,000 01
N/A US$ 56,274 NZ$ 73,046 08
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 58,989 NZ$ 77,169 14
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Auckland Software Engineer in Auckland US$ 64,012 NZ$ 83,852 11
2. Christchurch Software Engineer in Christchurch US$ 43,527 NZ$ 56,500 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 Software Engineer in Australia US$ 82,756 AU$ 88,047 21
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 US$ 58,989 NZ$ 77,169 14
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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(2/2)  DEVOPS


 Posted: 29 Jul 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Clouds, terraform, kubernetes."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 144,000
US$ 95,665


(1/2)  LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 09 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Fullstack developer, python, react, redux, flask, sql, postgresql, devops, aws."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 80,000
US$ 53,147


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