A Software Engineer earns an average salary of R326,333 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

R169,768 - R595,354
R170K
R330K
R600K
MEDIAN: R326,333
10%
50%
90%

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R100.00 - R336.50
R150
MEDIAN: R150.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R210KR420KR630K
Salary
R169,768 - R595,354  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R61,824  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R153,193  
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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R173,326 - R629,384  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 328
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R120R240R360
Hourly Rate
R150.00  
   
Overtime
R175.00  
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.
)
R0R210KR420KR630K
Bonus
R0.00 - R61,824  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R153,193  
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).
)
R173,326 - R629,384  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R336,586

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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲106%

▲77%

▲34%

National Average
R337,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

▲8%



▲4%

SQL
▲3%

C
▲2%



National Average
R337,000

▼2%

▼3%

▼5%

▼5%

C#
▼8%

▼8%

C++
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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