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How much does a Senior Software Engineer make?

Updated 12 Jun 2021
A$120K /yr
Average Base Pay

2,389 salaries

A$97K

Low

A$120K

Average

A$150K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $120,000 in Australia. Filter by location to see Senior Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,389 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Software EngineerA$120K /yr
L4
Software Engineer IVA$125K /yr
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A$121,137

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A$7,000

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Atlassian
4.6

Atlassian

Senior Software Engineer

A$140,000

 /yr
Range: A$106K - A$160K
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A$106K

A$160K

A$106,000 - A$160,000 Range

Commonwealth Bank of Australia
4.1

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Senior Software Engineer

A$127,217

 /yr
Range: A$100K - A$175K

A$100K

A$175K

A$100,000 - A$175,000 Range

National Australia Bank
3.8

National Australia Bank

Senior Software Engineer

A$130,165

 /yr
Range: A$112K - A$158K

A$112K

A$158K

A$112,000 - A$157,500 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Senior Software Engineer

A$164,000

 /yr
Range: A$100K - A$175K

A$100K

A$175K

A$100,000 - A$175,000 Range

Zendesk
4.4

Zendesk

Senior Software Engineer

A$120,000

 /yr
Range: A$100K - A$130K

A$100K

A$130K

A$100,000 - A$130,000 Range

Domain Group
4.2

Domain Group

Senior Software Engineer

A$127,968

 /yr
Range: A$106K - A$152K

A$106K

A$152K

A$106,263 - A$151,859 Range

Canva
4.7

Canva

Senior Software Engineer

A$140,506

 /yr
Range: A$106K - A$180K

A$106K

A$180K

A$105,980 - A$180,000 Range

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DiUS Computing
4.2

DiUS Computing

Senior Software Engineer

A$132,750

 /yr
Range: A$112K - A$170K

A$112K

A$170K

A$111,824 - A$170,000 Range

carsales.com.au
4

carsales.com.au

Senior Software Engineer

A$114,500

 /yr
Range: A$87K - A$150K

A$87K

A$150K

A$86,776 - A$150,000 Range

Integrated Research
3.5

Integrated Research

Senior Software Engineer

A$127,515

 /yr
Range: A$106K - A$161K

A$106K

A$161K

A$106,263 - A$161,000 Range

Concentrix Tigerspike
4.4

Concentrix Tigerspike

Senior Software Engineer

A$108,000

 /yr
Range: A$94K - A$130K

A$94K

A$130K

A$94,156 - A$130,000 Range

SafetyCulture
3.8

SafetyCulture

Senior Software Engineer

A$123,183

 /yr
Range: A$84K - A$160K

A$84K

A$160K

A$84,446 - A$160,000 Range

Telstra
4

Telstra

Senior Software Engineer

A$127,500

 /yr
Range: A$95K - A$201K

A$95K

A$201K

A$95,000 - A$200,925 Range

Rokt
3.7

Rokt

Senior Software Engineer

A$150,000

 /yr
Range: A$136K - A$170K

A$136K

A$170K

A$135,588 - A$170,000 Range

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
3.9

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Senior Software Engineer

A$122,189

 /yr
Range: A$102K - A$136K

A$102K

A$136K

A$102,000 - A$136,000 Range

Blackmagic Design

Senior Software Engineer

A$120,000

 /yr
Range: A$104K - A$145K

A$104K

A$145K

A$103,884 - A$145,209 Range

Flexera
4

Flexera

Senior Software Engineer

A$96,000

 /yr
Range: A$89K - A$150K

A$89K

A$150K

A$89,000 - A$150,000 Range

HCL Technologies
3.7

HCL Technologies

Senior Software Engineer

A$75,000

 /yr
Range: A$67K - A$110K

A$67K

A$110K

A$66,667 - A$110,000 Range

CiSRA
3.3

CiSRA

Senior Software Engineer

A$126,417

 /yr
Range: A$105K - A$166K

A$105K

A$166K

A$104,530 - A$165,852 Range

Iress
4.2

Iress

Senior Software Engineer

A$111,576

 /yr
Range: A$85K - A$135K

A$85K

A$135K

A$85,000 - A$135,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Senior Software Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is A$120,000 in Australia. Salaries estimates are based on 2389 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Engineer employees in Australia.

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

The lowest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Australia is A$96,650 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$145,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$142,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $142,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$128,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $128,000 per year
Additional Pay
$13k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$147,500
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $147,500 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$153,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $153,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$165,000
per year
A Senior Developer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
$20k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Brisbane 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
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$146,119
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $146,119 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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