The average pay for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is R516,731 per year. A skill in Java is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

R343,546 - R742,492
R340K
R510K
R740K
MEDIAN: R509,571
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50%
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R241.93 - R598
R240
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R600
MEDIAN: R350.00
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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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R0R270KR540KR810K
Salary
R343,546 - R742,492  
   
Bonus
R5,135 - R79,822  
Profit Sharing
R26,000  
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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R350,729 - R806,358  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 280
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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R0R200R400R600
Hourly Rate
R241.93 - R598  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R507  
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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R0R500KR1MR1M
Bonus
R5,135 - R79,822  
   
Profit Sharing
R26,000  
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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R350,729 - R806,358  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $398,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $529,000 based on 148 salaries. An experienced Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $633,000 based on 114 salaries. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $645,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R536,870

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Key Stats for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲20%

▲18%

National Average
R537,000

▼1%

▼26%

Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲11%


▲2%


C# Programming Language
▲1%

National Average
R537,000

SQL
▼1%

▼5%

▼5%


Oracle
▼9%

C#
▼17%

▼24%

C++
▼24%

UNIX
▼24%

C
▼28%

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 68%
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