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Software Engineer Salary

A Software Engineer earns an average salary of R298,731 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 Internet Information Server (IIS) and C.

R149,144 - R513,893
(Median)
R150K
R300K
R510K
MEDIAN: R298,730
10%
50%
90%

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R136.85 - R505
(Median)
R140
R300
R510
MEDIAN: R304.00
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.
)
R0R190KR380KR570K
Salary
R149,144 - R513,893  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R53,458  
Profit Sharing
R2,013 - R71,517  
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).
)
R152,747 - R562,429  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 530
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.
)
R0R170R340R510
Hourly Rate
R136.85 - R505  
   
Overtime
R1.45 - R310.94  
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 - R53,458  
   
Profit Sharing
R2,013 - R71,517  
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).
)
R152,747 - R562,429  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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What is it like working as a Software Engineer?

Software Engineer in Pretoria:
"Interesting And Challenging."
Pros: The hours are more or less flexible and the opportunities to learn new things are vast.
Cons: The certain fields of expertise might be too limiting.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries



National Average
R308,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 15%

C
up arrow 11%

up arrow 7%

SQL
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

National Average
R308,000

C#
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

Oracle
up arrow 2%

UNIX
up arrow 3%

up arrow 6%

up arrow 9%

VB.Net
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 58%