Average Senior Software Engineer Salary in New Zealand

NZ$102,129
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NZ$3,517
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The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in New Zealand is NZ$102,129.
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NZ$75k
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NZ$134k
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MEDIAN NZ$102,129
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NZ$75k - NZ$134k
Profit Sharing
NZ$0 - NZ$4k
Total Pay
NZ$80k - NZ$143k

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Job Description for Senior Software Engineer

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.

Career Paths

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Senior Software Engineer
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Senior .NET Developer / Programmer
Software Developer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Senior Software Engineer

Skills in SQL, JavaScript and .NET are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language and Java.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

A mid-career Senior Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$93,048 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$109,075 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$112,107.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 51 survey responses.
Mid Career
33.3%
Experienced
51.0%
Late Career
15.7%