A Software Engineer earns an average salary of R280,231 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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R143,353 - R492,595
(Median)
140K
210K
280K
380K
490K
MEDIAN: R280,230
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90%
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Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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R98.63 - R494.93
(Median)
99
180
310
490
MEDIAN: R184.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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R0R180KR360KR540K
Salary
R143,353 - R492,595  
   
Bonus
R1,003 - R41,878  
Profit Sharing
R3,020 - 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).
)
R145,535 - R519,756  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 471
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R170R340R510
Hourly Rate
R98.63 - R494.93  
   
Overtime
R30.21 - R307.67  
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.
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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R1,003 - R41,878  
   
Profit Sharing
R3,020 - 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).
)
R145,535 - R519,756  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 471
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R292,000
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
R292,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

SQL
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ASP.NET
up arrow 4%
C++
up arrow 4%
HTML
up arrow 4%
Linux
up arrow 1%
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National Average
R292,000
C#
up arrow 1%
up arrow 5%
up arrow 9%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 86 votes.
Gender
Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 55%
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