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Software Engineer Salary

A Software Engineer earns an average salary of R294,148 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 JavaScript, Internet Information Server (IIS), and ASP. NET.
R150,564 - R511,556
(Median)
150K
220K
290K
400K
510K
MEDIAN: R294,147
10%
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90%

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R109.00 - R491.32
(Median)
110
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250
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490
MEDIAN: R250
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90%

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National Salary Data

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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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R0R190KR380KR570K
Salary
R150,564 - R511,556  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R51,637  
Profit Sharing
R2,027 - R71,015  
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).
)
R154,112 - R545,816  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 506
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.
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R0R170R340R510
Hourly Rate
R109.00 - R491.32  
   
Overtime
R1.47 - R309.13  
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 - R51,637  
   
Profit Sharing
R2,027 - R71,015  
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).
)
R154,112 - R545,816  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Software Engineer Reviews

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
R303,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

JavaScript
up arrow 16%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 11%

up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 7%

C++
up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 2%

Oracle
up arrow 1%

C#
0%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

Linux
0%

National Average
R303,000

UNIX
up arrow 1%

up arrow 7%

up arrow 7%

VB.Net
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 57%