How much does a Senior Engineer make?

Updated 25 Sep 2021
$126,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

516 salaries

$95K

Low

$126K

Average

$155K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Senior Engineer is $126,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see Senior Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 516 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Engineer$126,000 /yr
L4
Engineer Leader$155,000 /yr
L5
Principal Engineer$165,000 /yr
Career Path

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Arup
4.1

Arup

Senior Engineer

$130,000

 /yr
Range: $100K - $150K
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$100K

$150K

$100,000 - $150,290 Range

GHD
3.5

GHD

Senior Engineer

$130,000

 /yr
Range: $77K - $204K

$77K

$204K

$76,817 - $204,341 Range

AECOM
3.6

AECOM

Senior Engineer

$108,800

 /yr
Range: $84K - $142K

$84K

$142K

$83,569 - $142,484 Range

Aurecon
3.7

Aurecon

Senior Engineer

$113,297

 /yr
Range: $99K - $188K

$99K

$188K

$99,000 - $187,880 Range

Versent (Australia)
4.1

Versent (Australia)

Senior Engineer

$145,000

 /yr
Range: $130K - $162K

$130K

$162K

$130,000 - $161,525 Range

WSP
3.6

WSP

Senior Engineer

$110,000

 /yr
Range: $100K - $202K

$100K

$202K

$100,000 - $201,691 Range

Arcadis
4

Arcadis

Senior Engineer

$117,000

 /yr
Range: $94K - $160K

$94K

$160K

$94,283 - $160,000 Range

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Telstra
3.9

Telstra

Senior Engineer

$140,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $195K

$80K

$195K

$80,000 - $195,000 Range

Commonwealth Bank of Australia
4.1

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Senior Engineer

$145,000

 /yr
Range: $114K - $166K

$114K

$166K

$114,000 - $165,913 Range

Optus
3.9

Optus

Senior Engineer

$113,377

 /yr
Range: $95K - $147K

$95K

$147K

$94,946 - $146,781 Range

Cardno
3.3

Cardno

Senior Engineer

$135,000

 /yr
Range: $112K - $180K

$112K

$180K

$112,291 - $180,000 Range

Ford Motor Company
4.1

Ford Motor Company

Senior Engineer

$118,500

 /yr
Range: $101K - $140K

$101K

$140K

$101,000 - $140,000 Range

NDY
3

NDY

Senior Engineer

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $84K - $150K

$84K

$150K

$84,218 - $150,000 Range

Worley
3.6

Worley

Senior Engineer

$144,427

 /yr
Range: $113K - $195K

$113K

$195K

$113,000 - $195,308 Range

Hatch
4

Hatch

Senior Engineer

$155,000

 /yr
Range: $114K - $225K

$114K

$225K

$113,987 - $224,582 Range

QinetiQ Group
3.9

QinetiQ Group

Senior Engineer

$87,831

 /yr
Range: $81K - $110K

$81K

$110K

$81,156 - $110,000 Range

GM Holden
4.3

GM Holden

Senior Engineer

$133,755

 /yr
Range: $117K - $152K

$117K

$152K

$117,407 - $151,593 Range

Cochlear
3.3

Cochlear

Senior Engineer

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $77K - $115K

$77K

$115K

$77,422 - $115,000 Range

Envato
4.2

Envato

Senior Engineer

$139,000

 /yr
Range: $135K - $145K

$135K

$145K

$135,000 - $145,000 Range

Parsons Brinckerhoff
3.1

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Senior Engineer

$193,582

 /yr
Range: $132K - $223K

$132K

$223K

$132,415 - $222,624 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Engineer is $126,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Senior Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 516 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Engineer in Australia is $155,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Engineer in Australia is $95,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$123,000
per year
A Senior Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $123,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$115,000
per year
A Senior Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $115,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
A Senior Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$145,000
per year
A Senior Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Additional Pay
$14k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$92,000
per year
A Senior Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $92,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k profit sharing
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A Senior Engineer in the Newcastle Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Newcastle Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$120,000
per year
A Senior Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$15,000
monthly
A Senior Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $15,000 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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