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How much does a Engineer make?

Updated 12 Jun 2021
A$95,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,377 salaries

A$65K

Low

A$95K

Average

A$150K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Engineer is $95,000 in Australia. Filter by location to see Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,377 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
EngineerA$95,000 /yr
L3
Senior EngineerA$122K /yr
L4
Engineer LeaderA$158K /yr
Career Path

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A$90,000

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A$30

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A$86,000

per year

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₹100,000

per year

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Svitzer
4

Svitzer

Engineer

A$165,628

 /yr
Range: A$110K - A$194K
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A$110K

A$194K

A$110,401 - A$193,715 Range

Snowy Hydro
3.4

Snowy Hydro

Engineer

A$80,182

 /yr
Range: A$53K - A$149K

A$53K

A$149K

A$52,774 - A$149,275 Range

Qantas
4

Qantas

Engineer

A$107,860

 /yr
Range: A$76K - A$132K

A$76K

A$132K

A$76,153 - A$132,355 Range

Arup
4.1

Arup

Engineer

A$80,000

 /yr
Range: A$68K - A$200K

A$68K

A$200K

A$68,000 - A$200,000 Range

Aurecon
3.7

Aurecon

Engineer

A$89,444

 /yr
Range: A$59K - A$167K

A$59K

A$167K

A$58,855 - A$167,233 Range

ANZ Bank
4.1

ANZ Bank

Engineer

A$135,000

 /yr
Range: A$66K - A$204K

A$66K

A$204K

A$66,000 - A$204,000 Range

AECOM
3.6

AECOM

Engineer

A$89,094

 /yr
Range: A$71K - A$200K

A$71K

A$200K

A$71,301 - A$200,000 Range

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BHP
4.1

BHP

Engineer

A$116,374

 /yr
Range: A$80K - A$160K

A$80K

A$160K

A$80,000 - A$160,000 Range

Rio Tinto
3.9

Rio Tinto

Engineer

A$101,135

 /yr
Range: A$79K - A$170K

A$79K

A$170K

A$79,371 - A$170,000 Range

GHD
3.5

GHD

Engineer

A$81,037

 /yr
Range: A$65K - A$125K

A$65K

A$125K

A$65,000 - A$125,117 Range

Lendlease
3.8

Lendlease

Engineer

A$80,336

 /yr
Range: A$7K - A$243K

A$7K

A$243K

A$7,200 - A$243,000 Range

WSP
3.5

WSP

Engineer

A$86,520

 /yr
Range: A$35K - A$249K

A$35K

A$249K

A$35,177 - A$249,482 Range

Woodside Petroleum
3.6

Woodside Petroleum

Engineer

A$139,889

 /yr
Range: A$85K - A$200K

A$85K

A$200K

A$85,000 - A$200,000 Range

Australian Government, Department of Defence
3.9

Australian Government, Department of Defence

Engineer

A$84,352

 /yr
Range: A$65K - A$103K

A$65K

A$103K

A$65,000 - A$102,532 Range

John Holland Group
3.8

John Holland Group

Engineer

A$88,153

 /yr
Range: A$75K - A$204K

A$75K

A$204K

A$75,000 - A$204,000 Range

Shell
4.1

Shell

Engineer

A$180,105

 /yr
Range: A$155K - A$250K

A$155K

A$250K

A$155,000 - A$250,000 Range

Jacobs
3.8

Jacobs

Engineer

A$87,500

 /yr
Range: A$63K - A$165K

A$63K

A$165K

A$63,000 - A$165,000 Range

Hatch
4

Hatch

Engineer

A$84,519

 /yr
Range: A$55K - A$100K

A$55K

A$100K

A$55,419 - A$100,000 Range

SDI
4.2

SDI

Engineer - Hourly

A$26

 /hr
Range: A$25 - A$28

A$25

A$28

A$25 - A$28 Range

Golder Associates
3.7

Golder Associates

Engineer

A$74,882

 /yr
Range: A$70K - A$92K

A$70K

A$92K

A$70,000 - A$92,200 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Engineer is A$95,000 in Australia. Salaries estimates are based on 1377 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Engineer employees in Australia.

The highest salary for a Engineer in Australia is A$150,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a Engineer in Australia is A$65,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$87,000
per year
An Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $87,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Self-Employed
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
An User Experience Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
$100k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
An Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Freelance
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$65,000
per year
An Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$30
hourly
An Undergraduate Engineer in the Canberra Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Canberra Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$185,000
per year
An Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $185,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$80,000
per year
An Engineer in the Canberra Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
Canberra Area area
Self-Employed
 
501 to 1000 employees
$75,000
per year
An Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$53,131
per year
An Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $53,131 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private