A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of R541,759 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in C++ Programming Language is associated with high pay for this job.

R358,134 - R791,867
R360K
R560K
R790K
MEDIAN: R557,688
10%
50%
90%
R198.66 - R783
R200
R320
R780
MEDIAN: R316.53
10%
50%
90%
R0R828K
Salary R358,134 - R791,867
Bonus R11,792 - R72,000
Profit Sharing R24,000
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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R372,410 - R828,310
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 154
Hourly Data R0R782
Hourly Rate R198.66 - R783
Overtime R324.00
Annual Data R0R828K
Bonus R11,792 - R72,000
Profit Sharing R24,000
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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R372,410 - R828,310
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Common Career Paths for Senior Software Engineer


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Popular Skills for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R441,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R589,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R681,000 based on 44 salaries. A Senior Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R863,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R591,630

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲46%

▲15%

▼0%

National Average
R592,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries


C++
▲6%

▲3%

HTML
▲2%

SQL
▼0%

National Average
R592,000

▼3%

▼3%

C
▼3%

Model-view-controller (MVC)
▼5%




Linux
▼9%

C#
▼16%

▼24%

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 63%