How much does a Engineer make?

Updated 6 Jan 2022
$91,750 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,890 salaries

$64K

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$92K

Average

$150K

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How much does a Engineer make? The national average salary for a Engineer is $91,750 in Australia. Filter by location to see Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,890 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Engineer$91,750 /yr
L3
Senior Engineer$126,000 /yr
L4
Engineer Leader$155,000 /yr
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Svitzer
3.9

Svitzer

Engineer

$167,681

 /yr
Range: $112K - $196K
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$112K

$196K

$111,770 - $196,117 Range

Snowy Hydro
3.5

Snowy Hydro

Engineer

$81,176

 /yr
Range: $53K - $151K

$53K

$151K

$53,429 - $151,126 Range

Qantas
3.9

Qantas

Engineer

$108,444

 /yr
Range: $70K - $134K

$70K

$134K

$69,948 - $133,997 Range

Arup
4.1

Arup

Engineer

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $68K - $115K

$68K

$115K

$68,000 - $115,000 Range

ANZ Bank
4.1

ANZ Bank

Engineer

$125,338

 /yr
Range: $76K - $204K

$76K

$204K

$76,000 - $204,000 Range

Aurecon
3.7

Aurecon

Engineer

$89,989

 /yr
Range: $67K - $143K

$67K

$143K

$67,000 - $142,760 Range

GHD
3.5

GHD

Engineer

$80,534

 /yr
Range: $65K - $127K

$65K

$127K

$65,000 - $126,669 Range

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AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Engineer

$87,559

 /yr
Range: $72K - $200K

$72K

$200K

$72,185 - $200,000 Range

BHP
4.1

BHP

Engineer

$117,817

 /yr
Range: $80K - $161K

$80K

$161K

$80,000 - $161,371 Range

Rio Tinto
3.8

Rio Tinto

Engineer

$110,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $170K

$80K

$170K

$80,000 - $170,000 Range

WSP
3.6

WSP

Engineer

$85,083

 /yr
Range: $36K - $253K

$36K

$253K

$35,613 - $252,576 Range

Australian Government, Department of Defence
3.7

$65K

$190K

$65,000 - $190,000 Range

Woodside Petroleum
3.5

Woodside Petroleum

Engineer

$133,557

 /yr
Range: $85K - $200K

$85K

$200K

$85,000 - $200,000 Range

Lendlease
3.9

Lendlease

Engineer

$81,401

 /yr
Range: $7K - $243K

$7K

$243K

$7,200 - $243,000 Range

SMEC
3.8

SMEC

Engineer

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $60K - $105K

$60K

$105K

$60,000 - $105,000 Range

Cardno
3.3

Cardno

Engineer

$107,580

 /yr
Range: $64K - $200K

$64K

$200K

$64,000 - $200,000 Range

Downer
3.6

Downer

Engineer

$74,675

 /yr
Range: $50K - $120K

$50K

$120K

$50,000 - $120,000 Range

John Holland Group
3.9

John Holland Group

Engineer

$89,423

 /yr
Range: $75K - $204K

$75K

$204K

$75,000 - $204,000 Range

Ausgrid
3.1

Ausgrid

Engineer

$135,000

 /yr
Range: $70K - $2M

$70K

$2M

$70,000 - $1,680,000 Range

Iress
4.1

Iress

Engineer

$94,250

 /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 $91,750 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see an Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1890 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Engineer employees.

The highest salary for an Engineer in Australia is $149,800 per year.

The lowest salary for an Engineer in Australia is $64,100 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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$60,000
per year
An Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $60,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55
hourly
A Microsoft 365 Engineer in the Adelaide Area area reported making $55 per hour
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10+ years experience
Adelaide Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
An Engineer in the Adelaide Area area reported making $60,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Adelaide Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Mining Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $100,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$97,000
per year
A Netowork Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $97,000 per year
Job Highlights
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
An Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $17 per hour
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5-7 years experience
Brisbane Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
An Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $85,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Naval Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Perth Area area
 
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees