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Senior Software Engineer Salary

A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of R449,071 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++, C, and Microsoft SQL Server.

R277,120 - R700,531
(Median)
R280K
R450K
R700K
MEDIAN: R449,070
10%
50%
90%

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R168.86 - R511
(Median)
R170
R370
R510
MEDIAN: R371.00
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.
)
R0R260KR520KR780K
Salary
R277,120 - R700,531  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R82,793  
Profit Sharing
R14,740 - R50,868  
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).
)
R289,943 - R766,104  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 222
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.
)
R0R180R360R540
Hourly Rate
R168.86 - R511  
   
Overtime
R193.95 - R490.61  
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 - R82,793  
   
Profit Sharing
R14,740 - R50,868  
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).
)
R289,943 - R766,104  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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 31%



National Average
R471,000


Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 31%

C
up arrow 22%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 19%

Mobile applications development
up arrow 8%

HTML
up arrow 7%

up arrow 6%

Linux
up arrow 6%

C#
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 1%

National Average
R471,000

up arrow 9%


PHP
up arrow 17%

VB.Net
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
58%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 63%