Average Senior Software Engineer Salary in South Africa

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary in South Africa

R660,327
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 428k
MEDIAN
ZAR 660k
90%
ZAR 989k

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is R660,327

Base Salary
R428k - R989k
Bonus
R13k - R103k
Profit Sharing
R10k - R178k
Total Pay
R436k - R1m
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What Do Senior Software Engineers Do?

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

Male
93.1%
Female
6.9%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

32%

Dental

4%

Vision

4%

None

68%