Senior Software Engineer Salary

A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of R455,669 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C++, Microsoft SQL Server, C, and HTML.

R282,903 - R708,201
(Median)
R280K
R460K
R710K
MEDIAN: R455,668
10%
50%
90%

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R144.00 - R509
(Median)
R140
R370
R510
MEDIAN: R365.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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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R0R260KR520KR780K
Salary
R282,903 - R708,201  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R81,745  
Profit Sharing
R15,000 - R50,000  
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).
)
R289,764 - R769,776  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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.
)
R0R170R340R510
Hourly Rate
R144.00 - R509  
   
Overtime
R91.77 - R480.30  
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.
)
R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R81,745  
   
Profit Sharing
R15,000 - R50,000  
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).
)
R289,764 - R769,776  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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

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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%



National Average
R475,000


Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 31%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 17%

C
up arrow 17%

HTML
up arrow 11%

Mobile applications development
up arrow 7%

up arrow 6%

C#
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

National Average
R475,000

Java
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

up arrow 8%

PHP
up arrow 17%

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
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 63%
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