The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer is NZ$92,567 per year. A skill in SQL is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

NZ$69,531 - NZ$117,615
NZ$70K
NZ$93K
NZ$120K
MEDIAN: NZ$92,567
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NZ$69,531 - NZ$117,615  
   
Bonus
NZ$2,327 - NZ$15,547  
Profit Sharing
NZ$916  
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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).
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NZ$71,046 - NZ$119,905  
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 42 salaries. A Senior Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$93,986

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

▲6%

National Average
NZ$94,000

▼2%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

SQL
▲14%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
▲7%

JavaScript
▲3%

ASP.NET Framework
▼0%

National Average
NZ$94,000

▼1%


▼2%

▼2%

C#
▼3%

C++ Programming Language
▼3%

C++
▼5%

Ruby on Rails
▼10%

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 59%
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