How much does a Engineer make?

Updated 25 Sep 2021
$85,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,660 salaries

$60K

Low

$85K

Average

$137K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Engineer is $85,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1660 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Engineer$85,000 /yr
L3
Senior Engineer$126,000 /yr
L4
Engineer Leader$155,000 /yr
Career Path

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$90,000

per year

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$30

per year

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$83,000

per year

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INR 100,000

per year

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Svitzer
4.1

Svitzer

Engineer

$166,505

 /yr
Range: $111K - $195K
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$111K

$195K

$110,986 - $194,741 Range

Snowy Hydro
3.4

Snowy Hydro

Engineer

$80,606

 /yr
Range: $53K - $150K

$53K

$150K

$53,054 - $150,066 Range

Qantas
4

Qantas

Engineer

$107,683

 /yr
Range: $70K - $133K

$70K

$133K

$69,948 - $133,056 Range

Arup
4.1

Arup

Engineer

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $68K - $115K

$68K

$115K

$68,000 - $115,000 Range

Aurecon
3.7

Aurecon

Engineer

$89,679

 /yr
Range: $59K - $168K

$59K

$168K

$59,167 - $168,119 Range

ANZ Bank
4.2

ANZ Bank

Engineer

$132,500

 /yr
Range: $80K - $204K

$80K

$204K

$80,000 - $204,000 Range

AECOM
3.6

AECOM

Engineer

$87,499

 /yr
Range: $72K - $200K

$72K

$200K

$71,678 - $200,000 Range

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BHP
4.1

BHP

Engineer

$116,990

 /yr
Range: $80K - $160K

$80K

$160K

$80,000 - $160,238 Range

GHD
3.5

GHD

Engineer

$80,499

 /yr
Range: $65K - $126K

$65K

$126K

$65,000 - $125,780 Range

WSP
3.6

WSP

Engineer

$79,603

 /yr
Range: $35K - $251K

$35K

$251K

$35,363 - $250,803 Range

Rio Tinto
3.9

Rio Tinto

Engineer

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $170K

$80K

$170K

$79,791 - $170,000 Range

Australian Government, Department of Defence
3.8

$65K

$120K

$65,000 - $120,000 Range

Lendlease
3.8

Lendlease

Engineer

$80,761

 /yr
Range: $7K - $243K

$7K

$243K

$7,200 - $243,000 Range

John Holland Group
3.9

John Holland Group

Engineer

$88,795

 /yr
Range: $75K - $204K

$75K

$204K

$75,000 - $204,000 Range

Cardno
3.3

Cardno

Engineer

$108,413

 /yr
Range: $75K - $200K

$75K

$200K

$74,900 - $200,000 Range

Woodside Petroleum
3.7

Woodside Petroleum

Engineer

$140,259

 /yr
Range: $85K - $200K

$85K

$200K

$85,000 - $200,000 Range

SMEC
3.8

SMEC

Engineer

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $60K - $105K

$60K

$105K

$60,000 - $105,000 Range

Downer
3.5

Downer

Engineer

$74,151

 /yr
Range: $50K - $120K

$50K

$120K

$50,000 - $120,000 Range

Westpac Group
3.9

Westpac Group

Engineer

$120,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $200K

$80K

$200K

$80,000 - $200,000 Range

Iress
4.1

Iress

Engineer

$93,500

 /yr
Range: $70K - $135K

$70K

$135K

$70,000 - $135,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Engineer salaries

The national average salary for an Engineer is $85,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see an Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1660 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Engineer employees.

The highest salary for an Engineer in Australia is $136,800 per year.

The lowest salary for an Engineer in Australia is $60,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$200,000
per year
A Shell Engineering in the Perth Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
$40k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
An Engineer in the Newcastle Area area reported making $130,000 per year
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8-10 years experience
Newcastle Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
An Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
An Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
An Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$80,000
per year
A Solar Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
An Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Private Practice / Firm