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Software engineer salary in Australia

How much does a Software Engineer make in Australia?

Average base salary

$104,810

The average salary for a software engineer is $104,810 per year in Australia. 987 salaries reported, updated at 18 January 2023

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Top companies for Software Engineers in Australia

  1. Australian Federal Police
    3.8
    22 reviews11 salaries reported
    $139,626per year
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Highest paying cities near Australia for Software Engineers

  1. Macquarie Park NSW
    $121,606 per year
    11 salaries reported
  2. Sydney NSW
    $115,710 per year
    256 salaries reported
  3. Melbourne VIC
    $110,019 per year
    201 salaries reported
  1. Brisbane QLD
    $105,438 per year
    70 salaries reported
  2. Canberra ACT
    $104,025 per year
    51 salaries reported
  3. Wollongong NSW
    $102,393 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Gold Coast QLD
    $101,721 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. Adelaide SA
    $99,174 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Perth WA
    $99,052 per year
    32 salaries reported
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