A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of R520,427 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++.

R328,702 - R822,666
R330K
R520K
R820K
MEDIAN: R520,427
10%
50%
90%

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R142.03 - R507
R140
R310
R510
MEDIAN: R308.37
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R300KR600KR900K
Salary
R328,702 - R822,666  
   
Bonus
R14,681 - R78,752  
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).
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R345,184 - R874,149  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R170R340R510
Hourly Rate
R142.03 - R507  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R496.65  
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.
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R0R500KR1MR1M
Bonus
R14,681 - R78,752  
   
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).
)
R345,184 - R874,149  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | 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: R551,499

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

▲13%

▲2%

National Average
R551,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Python
▲43%

C++ Programming Language
▲31%

C++
▲13%

HTML
▲8%

C
▲4%

▲3%

SQL
▲1%

National Average
R551,000


▼2%

Linux
▼2%

▼4%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼4%


C#
▼10%

▼19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 74%
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