Senior Software Engineer Salary

A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of R457,799 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, Microsoft SQL Server, and HTML.

R287,850 - R711,227

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R144.97 - R508

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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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R0R260KR520KR780K
Salary
R287,850 - R711,227  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R81,291  
Profit Sharing
R15,000 - R50,000  
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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R291,867 - R777,883  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 242
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
R144.97 - R508  
   
Overtime
R143.79 - R445.00  
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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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R81,291  
   
Profit Sharing
R15,000 - R50,000  
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).
)
R291,867 - R777,883  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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 39%



National Average
R477,000


Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 33%

C
up arrow 20%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 13%

HTML
up arrow 11%

Mobile applications development
up arrow 7%

up arrow 5%

C#
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

Java
0%

National Average
R477,000

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

up arrow 7%

PHP
up arrow 18%

VB.Net
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
56%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 64%
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