A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of Rs 711,652 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are C++ Programming Language and C++. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

Rs 405,337 - Rs 1,231,816
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Rs 710K
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MEDIAN: Rs 711,652

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Rs 405,337 - Rs 1,231,816  
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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 415,781 - Rs 1,287,717  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13,577

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 729,496

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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

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Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 612 votes.


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86 %

Years of Experience

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1-4 years
5-9 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 19%