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How much does a Senior Software Engineer make?

Updated 24 Sep 2021
$125,800 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,860 salaries

$100K

Low

$126K

Average

$155K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Senior Software Engineer is $125,800 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see Senior Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2860 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Software Engineer$125,800 /yr
L4
Software Engineer IV$125,000 /yr
Career Path

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$122,761

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$7,000

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Atlassian
4.6

Atlassian

Senior Software Engineer

$140,000

 /yr
Range: $106K - $164K
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$106K

$164K

$106,000 - $164,200 Range

Commonwealth Bank of Australia
4.1

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Senior Software Engineer

$129,250

 /yr
Range: $100K - $175K

$100K

$175K

$100,000 - $175,000 Range

NAB - National Australia Bank
3.8

NAB - National Australia Bank

Senior Software Engineer

$130,000

 /yr
Range: $112K - $158K

$112K

$158K

$112,000 - $157,500 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Senior Software Engineer

$163,420

 /yr
Range: $90K - $180K

$90K

$180K

$90,000 - $180,000 Range

Zendesk
4.4

Zendesk

Senior Software Engineer

$120,500

 /yr
Range: $100K - $130K

$100K

$130K

$100,000 - $130,000 Range

Canva
4.7

Canva

Senior Software Engineer

$142,500

 /yr
Range: $128K - $170K

$128K

$170K

$127,626 - $170,000 Range

Domain Group
4.4

Domain Group

Senior Software Engineer

$128,000

 /yr
Range: $107K - $153K

$107K

$153K

$106,825 - $152,663 Range

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Telstra
3.9

Telstra

Senior Software Engineer

$140,000

 /yr
Range: $95K - $202K

$95K

$202K

$95,000 - $201,989 Range

Iress
4.1

Iress

Senior Software Engineer

$99,500

 /yr
Range: $85K - $135K

$85K

$135K

$85,000 - $135,000 Range

DiUS Computing
4.6

DiUS Computing

Senior Software Engineer

$132,750

 /yr
Range: $112K - $170K

$112K

$170K

$112,417 - $170,000 Range

Integrated Research
3.1

Integrated Research

Senior Software Engineer

$128,190

 /yr
Range: $107K - $161K

$107K

$161K

$106,825 - $161,000 Range

SafetyCulture
3.8

SafetyCulture

Senior Software Engineer

$125,000

 /yr
Range: $97K - $140K

$97K

$140K

$96,889 - $140,000 Range

Rokt
4

Rokt

Senior Software Engineer

$150,000

 /yr
Range: $135K - $170K

$135K

$170K

$135,000 - $170,000 Range

carsales.com.au
3.7

carsales.com.au

Senior Software Engineer

$114,501

 /yr
Range: $87K - $150K

$87K

$150K

$87,236 - $150,000 Range

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
3.7

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Senior Software Engineer

$122,523

 /yr
Range: $102K - $136K

$102K

$136K

$102,000 - $136,435 Range

REA Group
4.2

REA Group

Senior Software Engineer

$132,000

 /yr
Range: $110K - $148K

$110K

$148K

$110,000 - $148,241 Range

HCL Technologies
3.7

HCL Technologies

Senior Software Engineer

$75,000

 /yr
Range: $67K - $125K

$67K

$125K

$67,000 - $125,000 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Senior Software Engineer

$119,950

 /yr
Range: $100K - $151K

$100K

$151K

$100,000 - $150,797 Range

Concentrix Tigerspike
4.4

Concentrix Tigerspike

Senior Software Engineer

$108,003

 /yr
Range: $95K - $130K

$95K

$130K

$94,655 - $130,000 Range

Blackmagic Design

Senior Software Engineer

$123,561

 /yr
Range: $104K - $146K

$104K

$146K

$104,434 - $145,978 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $125,800 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Senior Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2860 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Australia is $154,800 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Australia is $100,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$175,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $175,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$250,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $250,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Sydney Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$117,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $117,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$130,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$164,200
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $164,200 per year
Additional Pay
$29k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Additional Pay
$40k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$125,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$10,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $10,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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