Senior Software Engineer Salary

A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of R459,703 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are C++, C, Linux, and Microsoft SQL Server.

R290,185 - R708,951
(Median)
R290K
R460K
R710K
MEDIAN: R459,702
10%
50%
90%

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R145.97 - R506
(Median)
R150
R370
R510
MEDIAN: R365.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R260KR520KR780K
Salary
R290,185 - R708,951  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R87,165  
Profit Sharing
R20,347  
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).
)
R293,925 - R779,507  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 248
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R170R340R510
Hourly Rate
R145.97 - R506  
   
Overtime
R1.51 - R502  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R87,165  
   
Profit Sharing
R20,347  
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).
)
R293,925 - R779,507  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R479,467

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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%



National Average
R479,000


Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 30%

C
up arrow 20%

Linux
up arrow 13%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 12%

Mobile applications development
up arrow 6%

up arrow 5%

HTML
up arrow 5%

C#
up arrow 3%

SQL
0%

Java
0%

National Average
R479,000

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

up arrow 7%

PHP
up arrow 18%

VB.Net
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
57%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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