A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of R515,340 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 Python, C++ Programming Language, and C++.

R332,071 - R793,366
(Median)
R330K
R520K
R790K
MEDIAN: R515,340
10%
50%
90%

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R142.03 - R507
(Median)
R140
R310
R510
MEDIAN: R308.00
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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R0R290KR580KR870K
Salary
R332,071 - R793,366  
   
Bonus
R12,766 - R77,990  
Profit Sharing
R15,000  
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).
)
R348,175 - R856,011  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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
R142.03 - R507  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R493.16  
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
R12,766 - R77,990  
   
Profit Sharing
R15,000  
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).
)
R348,175 - R856,011  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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: R547,287

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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%



National Average
R547,000


Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Python
up arrow 37%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 30%

C++
up arrow 14%

HTML
up arrow 8%

C
up arrow 5%

Java
up arrow 3%

National Average
R547,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

up arrow 5%


C#
up arrow 9%

up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
49%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 75%
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