How much does a Software Engineer make?

Updated 12 Jun 2021
A$90,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

5,094 salaries

A$65K

Low

A$90K

Average

A$132K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Software Engineer is $90,000 in Australia. Filter by location to see Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,094 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software EngineerA$90,000 /yr
L3
Senior Software EngineerA$120K /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Entry Level Software Engineer

A$59

per year

Principal Software Engineer

A$80

per year

Software Development Engineer

A$32

per year

Software Engineer II

A$7,000

per year

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Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

A$107,500

 /yr
Range: A$70K - A$200K
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A$70K

A$200K

A$70,000 - A$200,000 Range

Atlassian
4.6

Atlassian

Software Engineer

A$105,000

 /yr
Range: A$80K - A$140K

A$80K

A$140K

A$80,000 - A$140,000 Range

Canva
4.7

Canva

Software Engineer

A$120,000

 /yr
Range: A$87K - A$160K

A$87K

A$160K

A$86,904 - A$160,000 Range

Commonwealth Bank of Australia
4.1

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Software Engineer

A$98,500

 /yr
Range: A$65K - A$143K

A$65K

A$143K

A$65,000 - A$143,000 Range

Suncorp Group
3.8

Suncorp Group

Software Engineer

A$101,250

 /yr
Range: A$70K - A$140K

A$70K

A$140K

A$70,000 - A$140,000 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Software Engineer

A$86,888

 /yr
Range: A$72K - A$120K

A$72K

A$120K

A$71,709 - A$120,000 Range

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
3.9

A$64K

A$132K

A$63,520 - A$132,265 Range

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Tyro Payments
3.5

Tyro Payments

Software Engineer

A$129,373

 /yr
Range: A$84K - A$148K

A$84K

A$148K

A$83,512 - A$148,112 Range

Iress
4.2

Iress

Software Engineer

A$90,000

 /yr
Range: A$74K - A$120K

A$74K

A$120K

A$74,384 - A$120,000 Range

Thales
3.4

Thales

Software Engineer

A$84,619

 /yr
Range: A$66K - A$110K

A$66K

A$110K

A$66,296 - A$110,000 Range

Telstra
4

Telstra

Software Engineer

A$90,000

 /yr
Range: A$65K - A$113K

A$65K

A$113K

A$65,000 - A$112,805 Range

ANZ Bank
4.1

ANZ Bank

Software Engineer

A$101,700

 /yr
Range: A$77K - A$140K

A$77K

A$140K

A$77,000 - A$140,000 Range

Concentrix Tigerspike
4.4

Concentrix Tigerspike

Software Engineer

A$82,545

 /yr
Range: A$68K - A$105K

A$68K

A$105K

A$68,000 - A$105,000 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Software Engineer

A$92,710

 /yr
Range: A$61K - A$960K

A$61K

A$960K

A$60,812 - A$960,000 Range

SafetyCulture
3.8

SafetyCulture

Software Engineer

A$94,944

 /yr
Range: A$73K - A$135K

A$73K

A$135K

A$72,757 - A$135,000 Range

Zendesk
4.4

Zendesk

Software Engineer

A$94,000

 /yr
Range: A$84K - A$105K

A$84K

A$105K

A$84,335 - A$105,000 Range

Accenture
4

Accenture

Software Engineer

A$75,929

 /yr
Range: A$59K - A$117K

A$59K

A$117K

A$58,961 - A$117,415 Range

Integrated Research
3.5

Integrated Research

Software Engineer

A$88,000

 /yr
Range: A$71K - A$160K

A$71K

A$160K

A$70,850 - A$159,998 Range

Infosys
3.4

Infosys

Software Engineer

A$79,581

 /yr
Range: A$48K - A$213K

A$48K

A$213K

A$48,000 - A$212,525 Range

WiseTech Global
4.2

WiseTech Global

Software Engineer

A$100,000

 /yr
Range: A$75K - A$110K

A$75K

A$110K

A$75,000 - A$110,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Software Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Software Engineer is A$90,000 in Australia. Salaries estimates are based on 5094 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees in Australia.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer in Australia is A$131,800 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer in Australia is A$65,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$34
hourly
A Software Engineering in the Sydney Area area reported making $34 per hour
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Sydney Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $100,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$160,000
per year
A Specialist Software Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $160,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
A Software Engineer() in the Melbourne Area area reported making $55,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $150,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$105,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $105,000 per year
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8-10 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$160,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $120,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $120,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$5,000
monthly
A Software Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $5,000 per month
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1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private