A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of R415,413 per year. Experience strongly influences 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++ and . NET.
Senior Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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R244,969 - R673,448
(Median)
240K
320K
420K
560K
670K
MEDIAN: R415,412
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Senior Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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R193.09 - R587
(Median)
190
250
410
490
590
MEDIAN: R411.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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R0R260KR520KR780K
Salary
R244,969 - R673,448  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R85,570  
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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R270,387 - R772,058  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R200R400R600
Hourly Rate
R193.09 - R587  
   
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.
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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R85,570  
   
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).
)
R270,387 - R772,058  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 132
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
R454,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 27%
up arrow 12%
C
up arrow 7%
C#
up arrow 6%
SQL
up arrow 2%
National Average
R454,000
Java
up arrow 2%
ASP.NET
up arrow 9%
VB.Net
up arrow 24%
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 32 votes.
Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
56%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 59%
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