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Senior Software Engineer Salary (India)

A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of Rs 650,395 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are C++, Linux, and C. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Senior Software Engineer Salary (?
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Rs 386,596 - Rs 1,095,133
(Median)
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MEDIAN: Rs 650,395
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Senior Software Engineer Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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Rs 96.96 - Rs 1,014
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MEDIAN: Rs 203.00
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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Rs 0Rs 500KRs 1MRs 1.5M
Salary
Rs 386,596 - Rs 1,095,133  
   
Bonus
Rs 0.00 - Rs 121,249  
Profit Sharing
Rs 0.00 - Rs 123,832  
Commission
Rs 0.00 - Rs 40,695  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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Rs 398,341 - Rs 1,147,111  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16,669
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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Rs 0Rs 500Rs 1KRs 1.5K
Hourly Rate
Rs 96.96 - Rs 1,014  
   
Overtime
Rs 0.00 - Rs 990  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
Rs 0Rs 1MRs 2MRs 3M
Bonus
Rs 0.00 - Rs 121,249  
   
Commission
Rs 0.00 - Rs 40,695  
Profit Sharing
Rs 0.00 - Rs 123,832  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
Rs 398,341 - Rs 1,147,111  
Country: United States | Currency: INR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

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Pay Difference By Location

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Senior Software Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Senior Software Engineer?
Senior Software Engineer in Hyderabad:
"Learning Various Technologies."
Pros: Freedom to think. Application development, I love it.
Cons: Aggressive deadlines, many times unable to meet deadline pressure due to this.
Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore:
"My Salary."
Pros: Learning new technology everyday. Have a good work life balance (though I try hard to get it) Excellent Leaders (AVP, VP) A person who works exceptionally and comparatively better than others can get most of the benefits.
Cons: Company should encourage people to its own growth as well as employee's growth. Can't stay same way or move slowly up in the ladder.

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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
Rs 675,000

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C++
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Java/J2EE
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Java
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UNIX
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National Average
Rs 675,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 2727 votes.

Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
54%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 18%