A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of R541,759 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. A skill in C++ Programming Language is associated with high pay for this job.

R344,015 - R823,659
R340K
R530K
R820K
MEDIAN: R527,518
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50%
90%

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R192.71 - R752
R190
R320
R750
MEDIAN: R321.63
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R300KR600KR900K
Salary
R344,015 - R823,659  
   
Bonus
R14,639 - R79,075  
Profit Sharing
R20,000  
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).
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R366,407 - R881,713  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R260R520R780
Hourly Rate
R192.71 - R752  
   
Overtime
R340.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R600KR1MR1M
Bonus
R14,639 - R79,075  
   
Profit Sharing
R20,000  
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).
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R366,407 - R881,713  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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 $441,000 based on 36 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 $589,000 based on 78 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 $681,000 based on 44 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 $863,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R575,707

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
49%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲50%

▲18%

▲2%

National Average
R576,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries


C++
▲8%

▲6%

HTML
▲5%

SQL
▲3%

C
▼0%

National Average
R576,000

▼1%

▼1%

Model-view-controller (MVC)
▼3%




Linux
▼6%

C#
▼14%

▼22%

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
49%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 70%
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