Average Senior Software Engineer Salary in Japan

¥6,886,092
Avg. Base Salary (JPY)
10%
¥4m
MEDIAN
¥7m
90%
¥11m

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is ¥6,886,092

Base Salary
¥4m - ¥11m
Bonus
¥135k - ¥4m
Profit Sharing
¥99k - ¥575k
Total Pay
¥4m - ¥12m
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What Do Senior Software Engineers Do?

Senior Software Engineer Tasks
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Guide and review work of junior engineers.
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications and help manage project priorities and timelines.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
91.2%
Female
8.8%
This data is based on 57 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

77%

Dental

18%

Vision

13%

None

23%