How much does a Software Engineer make?

Updated 25 Sep 2021
$90,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

6,208 salaries

$62K

Low

$90K

Average

$130K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Software Engineer is $90,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6208 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software Engineer$90,000 /yr
L3
Senior Software Engineer$125,800 /yr
L4
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Entry Level Software Engineer

$59

per year

Principal Software Engineer

$94

per year

Software Development Engineer

$32

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

USD 120,000

per year

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Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

$106,825

 /yr
Range: $60K - $200K
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$60K

$200K

$60,000 - $200,000 Range

Atlassian
4.6

Atlassian

Software Engineer

$106,000

 /yr
Range: $76K - $140K

$76K

$140K

$76,331 - $140,000 Range

Canva
4.7

Canva

Software Engineer

$120,000

 /yr
Range: $85K - $160K

$85K

$160K

$85,460 - $160,000 Range

Commonwealth Bank of Australia
4.1

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Software Engineer

$98,000

 /yr
Range: $65K - $143K

$65K

$143K

$65,000 - $143,000 Range

Telstra
3.9

Telstra

Software Engineer

$91,000

 /yr
Range: $60K - $140K

$60K

$140K

$60,000 - $140,000 Range

Suncorp Group
3.7

Suncorp Group

Software Engineer

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $70K - $140K

$70K

$140K

$70,000 - $140,000 Range

Iress
4.1

Iress

Software Engineer

$92,175

 /yr
Range: $75K - $132K

$75K

$132K

$74,778 - $132,000 Range

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Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Software Engineer

$87,118

 /yr
Range: $72K - $120K

$72K

$120K

$72,088 - $120,000 Range

ANZ Bank
4.2

ANZ Bank

Software Engineer

$103,000

 /yr
Range: $77K - $160K

$77K

$160K

$77,000 - $160,000 Range

Tyro Payments
3.7

Tyro Payments

Software Engineer

$130,151

 /yr
Range: $84K - $149K

$84K

$149K

$83,954 - $148,897 Range

Thales
3.4

Thales

Software Engineer

$90,079

 /yr
Range: $67K - $126K

$67K

$126K

$66,647 - $126,000 Range

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
3.7

$64K

$133K

$63,520 - $132,966 Range

WiseTech Global
4.1

WiseTech Global

Software Engineer

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $55K - $118K

$55K

$118K

$55,000 - $118,000 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Software Engineer

$93,201

 /yr
Range: $63K - $187K

$63K

$187K

$63,295 - $186,738 Range

SafetyCulture
3.8

SafetyCulture

Software Engineer

$102,500

 /yr
Range: $73K - $135K

$73K

$135K

$73,143 - $135,000 Range

Concentrix Tigerspike
4.4

Concentrix Tigerspike

Software Engineer

$84,162

 /yr
Range: $68K - $105K

$68K

$105K

$68,000 - $105,000 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Software Engineer

$75,666

 /yr
Range: $60K - $118K

$60K

$118K

$60,000 - $118,037 Range

Infosys
3.3

Infosys

Software Engineer

$77,807

 /yr
Range: $50K - $135K

$50K

$135K

$50,000 - $135,000 Range

Zendesk
4.4

Zendesk

Software Engineer

$93,000

 /yr
Range: $85K - $105K

$85K

$105K

$84,782 - $105,000 Range

Integrated Research
3.1

Integrated Research

Software Engineer

$89,000

 /yr
Range: $71K - $161K

$71K

$161K

$71,226 - $160,845 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Software Engineer is $90,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6208 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer in Australia is $130,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer in Australia is $62,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent software engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$50,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Canberra Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
Canberra Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$7,083
monthly
A Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $7,083 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
 
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
$60,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$105,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$108,790
per year
A Software Engineer P4 in the Sydney Area area reported making $108,790 per year
Additional Pay
$11k cash bonus
$22k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Private
$90,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Non-profit Organisation