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PHP Developer Salary in Australia 🇦🇺

Martin Milo
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The median PHP developer salary in Australia is $68,480 per year or $35 per hour in 2022. Experience and location are two important factors that affect how much money you make. Generally, the more years of experience you have, the more money you will make. Additionally, people who live in areas with a higher cost of living will tend to make more money than those who live in areas with a lower cost of living.

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How much does a PHP developer make in Australia?

$68,480 / Annual

Based on 212 salaries

The data come from StackOverflow's annual developer surveys, and can you can find them on this link - https://insights.stackoverflow.com/survey.

Map of PHP Developer Salary by Region

Developers can expect much higher salaries in New South Wales, Western Australia, Victoria.

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Tip: Hover over the region to see the annual salary

While in New South Wales, developers can expect $76,698 per year, in Jervis Bay Territory, it's just $58,893 per year.

3 Regions with the Highest PHP Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. New South Wales - $76,698
  2. Western Australia - $73,274
  3. Victoria - $71,904

3 Regions with the Lowest PHP Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. Jervis Bay Territory - $58,893
  2. Northern Territory - $63,686
  3. South Australia - $64,371

For the complete table with sortable options, please check out the table of the available regions below. Feel free to reach out if you don't see your region on the table or the data is unavailable on the map.

List of PHP Developer Salary by Region

Region 
Salary Difference 
1New South Wales$76,69812% 
2Western Australia$73,2747% 
3Victoria$71,9045% 
4Tasmania$71,2194% 
5Queensland$70,5343% 
6Australian Capital Territory$65,741-4% 
7South Australia$64,371-6% 
8Northern Territory$63,686-7% 
9Jervis Bay Territory$58,893-14% 

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PHP Developer Salary by Years of Professional Experience

Perhaps the most significant factor that comes into play is the years of professional experience. New PHP developer usually earn less than experienced developers and have far fewer options than mid-level or senior developers.

Chart explanation: The X-axis shows years of professional coding experience. A newbie is a developer who just got into the industry or someone with less than one year of experience.

PHP Developer Salary by Size of Company

Chart explanation: The X-axis shows the company size in terms of the number of employees. A freelancer does not necessarily represent a company; it may also be a sole proprietor or contractor.

Wrap-up

If you're a PHP developer, there's good news- your skills are in high demand. Keep in mind that the above median salaries can vary widely based on experience and other factors.

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