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Software Engineer Salaries in Australia

Updated 14 May 2022
$100,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

8,622 salaries

$70K

Low

$100K

Average

$150K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$10,000Range$3,600 - $20,000

The estimated total pay for a Software Engineer is $110,000 per year in the Australia area, with an average salary of $100,000 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $10,000 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Software Engineer salary is $100,000. Salaries can range from $73,600 - $170,000. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Software Engineer in Australia can expect their total pay value to be on average $110,000.

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What are some related job titles for a Software Engineer?

Entry Level Software Engineer

$59

per year

Principal Software Engineer

$94

per year

Software Development Engineer

$43

per year

Software Engineer II

$7,000

per year

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Atlassian
4.6

Atlassian

Software Engineer

$110,045

 /yr
Range: $77K - $155K

$77K

$155K

$77,278 - $155,000 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

$108,575

 /yr
Range: $50K - $250K

$50K

$250K

$50,000 - $250,000 Range

Canva
4.6

Canva

Software Engineer

$120,000

 /yr
Range: $85K - $180K

$85K

$180K

$85,000 - $180,000 Range

Commonwealth Bank of Australia
4.1

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Software Engineer

$98,500

 /yr
Range: $56K - $143K

$56K

$143K

$56,000 - $143,000 Range

Telstra
3.9

Telstra

Software Engineer

$91,500

 /yr
Range: $60K - $160K

$60K

$160K

$60,000 - $160,000 Range

ANZ
4.1

ANZ

Software Engineer

$110,000

 /yr
Range: $73K - $179K

$73K

$179K

$73,000 - $178,500 Range

Suncorp Group
3.9

Suncorp Group

Software Engineer

$98,355

 /yr
Range: $70K - $140K

$70K

$140K

$69,550 - $140,000 Range

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Iress
4.1

Iress

Software Engineer

$94,976

 /yr
Range: $76K - $132K

$76K

$132K

$75,705 - $132,000 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Software Engineer

$87,000

 /yr
Range: $67K - $120K

$67K

$120K

$67,170 - $120,000 Range

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
3.6

$64K

$135K

$63,520 - $134,614 Range

NAB - National Australia Bank
3.8

NAB - National Australia Bank

Software Engineer

$90,000

 /yr
Range: $57K - $200K

$57K

$200K

$57,000 - $200,000 Range

Tyro Payments
3.5

Tyro Payments

Software Engineer

$131,671

 /yr
Range: $85K - $151K

$85K

$151K

$84,995 - $150,743 Range

Thales
3.6

Thales

Software Engineer

$90,263

 /yr
Range: $67K - $126K

$67K

$126K

$67,473 - $126,000 Range

WiseTech Global
4.2

WiseTech Global

Software Engineer

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $55K - $125K

$55K

$125K

$55,000 - $125,000 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Software Engineer

$97,179

 /yr
Range: $60K - $189K

$60K

$189K

$60,000 - $189,053 Range

Zendesk
4.2

Zendesk

Software Engineer

$94,121

 /yr
Range: $80K - $110K

$80K

$110K

$80,000 - $110,000 Range

Macquarie Group
4.0

Macquarie Group

Software Engineer

$90,000

 /yr
Range: $65K - $150K

$65K

$150K

$65,000 - $150,000 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

Tata Consultancy Services

Software Engineer

$97,004

 /yr
Range: $53K - $150K

$53K

$150K

$52,500 - $150,000 Range

SafetyCulture
4.1

SafetyCulture

Software Engineer

$105,000

 /yr
Range: $66K - $140K

$66K

$140K

$66,000 - $140,000 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Software Engineer

$78,150

 /yr
Range: $60K - $140K

$60K

$140K

$60,008 - $140,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Software Engineer is $100,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 8622 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees.

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

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer in Australia is $70,000 per year.