Software Developer Salary in Australia

AU$72,400
per year
per month
AU$6,030
per month
per year
Bonus
AU$4,530/year
Profit Sharing
AU$6,170/year
Bonus
AU$380/month
Profit Sharing
AU$510/month

Software Developer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Software Developer is AU$72,400 per year (AU$6,030 per month), which is AU$7,040 (+11%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Software Developer can expect an average starting salary of AU$48,500. The highest salaries can exceed AU$150,000.
AU$48,500
Low
AU$72,400
Average
AU$150,000
High
AU$4,040
Low
AU$6,030
Average
AU$12,500
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
AU$0
AU$91,700
AU$183,470
Base SalaryAU$48,500 - 150,000
BonusAU$0 - 15,270
Profit SharingAU$0 - 18,200
Total CompensationAU$48,500 - 183,470
AU$0
AU$7,650
AU$15,290
Base SalaryAU$4,040 - 12,500
BonusAU$0 - 1,270
Profit SharingAU$0 - 1,520
Total CompensationAU$4,040 - 15,290

Software Developer Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$48,500
Average
AU$72,400
Senior
AU$97,700
High
AU$150,000
Low
AU$4,040
Average
AU$6,030
Senior
AU$8,140
High
AU$12,500
Among software developers, Junior Software Developers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Software Developers enjoy the highest salaries.

Software Developer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Software DeveloperAU$98K/year
+35% 
Junior Software DeveloperAU$57K/year
 -21%

Software Developer - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Software Developer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,500. A mid career Software Developer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$68,300, while a senior Software Developer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$97,700. Software developers with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$115,600 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Software Developer

Late Career▲ +60%
Senior▲ +35%
Average SalaryAU$72,400/year
Mid Career▼ -6%
Entry Level▼ -33%

Gender Breakdown

Female
87%
Male
13%

Software Developer - Jobs by Location

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