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How much does a Senior Software Engineer make?

Updated 6 Jan 2022
$130,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,193 salaries

$100K

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$130K

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$160K

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How much does a Senior Software Engineer make? The national average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $130,000 in Australia. Filter by location to see Senior Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,193 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Software Engineer$130,000 /yr
L4
Software Engineer IV$125,000 /yr
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Atlassian
4.6

Atlassian

Senior Software Engineer

$140,000

 /yr
Range: $106K - $170K
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$106K

$170K

$106,000 - $170,000 Range

Commonwealth Bank of Australia
4.1

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Senior Software Engineer

$129,397

 /yr
Range: $90K - $175K

$90K

$175K

$90,000 - $175,000 Range

NAB - National Australia Bank
3.8

NAB - National Australia Bank

Senior Software Engineer

$130,000

 /yr
Range: $112K - $160K

$112K

$160K

$112,000 - $160,000 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Senior Software Engineer

$165,591

 /yr
Range: $90K - $188K

$90K

$188K

$90,000 - $188,000 Range

Canva
4.8

Canva

Senior Software Engineer

$145,000

 /yr
Range: $129K - $175K

$129K

$175K

$128,528 - $175,000 Range

Zendesk
4.4

Zendesk

Senior Software Engineer

$120,500

 /yr
Range: $100K - $130K

$100K

$130K

$100,000 - $130,000 Range

Domain Group
4.2

Domain Group

Senior Software Engineer

$128,778

 /yr
Range: $108K - $154K

$108K

$154K

$107,580 - $153,742 Range

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Telstra
3.9

Telstra

Senior Software Engineer

$137,500

 /yr
Range: $95K - $203K

$95K

$203K

$95,000 - $203,417 Range

Iress
4.1

Iress

Senior Software Engineer

$102,500

 /yr
Range: $85K - $135K

$85K

$135K

$85,000 - $135,000 Range

DiUS Computing
4.5

DiUS Computing

Senior Software Engineer

$132,750

 /yr
Range: $113K - $170K

$113K

$170K

$113,211 - $170,000 Range

Integrated Research
3.1

Integrated Research

Senior Software Engineer

$129,548

 /yr
Range: $108K - $176K

$108K

$176K

$107,580 - $176,000 Range

SafetyCulture
4.2

SafetyCulture

Senior Software Engineer

$125,000

 /yr
Range: $98K - $140K

$98K

$140K

$97,574 - $140,000 Range

Rokt
4

Rokt

Senior Software Engineer

$150,000

 /yr
Range: $135K - $170K

$135K

$170K

$135,000 - $170,000 Range

HCL Technologies
3.7

HCL Technologies

Senior Software Engineer

$79,159

 /yr
Range: $67K - $125K

$67K

$125K

$67,000 - $125,000 Range

carsales.com.au
4

carsales.com.au

Senior Software Engineer

$117,000

 /yr
Range: $88K - $150K

$88K

$150K

$87,852 - $150,000 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Senior Software Engineer

$119,950

 /yr
Range: $100K - $150K

$100K

$150K

$100,000 - $150,000 Range

Wipro
3.7

Wipro

Senior Software Engineer

$81,273

 /yr
Range: $77K - $91K

$77K

$91K

$76,871 - $90,811 Range

Blackmagic Design

Senior Software Engineer

$128,021

 /yr
Range: $105K - $147K

$105K

$147K

$105,000 - $147,010 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Senior Software Engineer

$134,989

 /yr
Range: $92K - $150K

$92K

$150K

$92,239 - $150,000 Range

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
3.6

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Senior Software Engineer

$123,389

 /yr
Range: $102K - $137K

$102K

$137K

$102,000 - $137,399 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $130,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Senior Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3193 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Australia is $159,700 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Australia is $100,100 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$160,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$90,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$135,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$140,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$165,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Software Engineering Senior Analyst in the Melbourne Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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