Average Senior Systems Engineer Salary in South Africa

R490,916
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R40,000
Bonus
R25,000
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The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in South Africa is R490,916.
10%
R281k
MEDIAN
R491k
90%
R998k
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Salary
R281k - R998k
Bonus
R4k - R117k
Profit Sharing
R12k - R72k
Total Pay
R274k - R1m

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Job Description for Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer Tasks
  • Oversee the planning, design and implementation of system engineering projects.
  • May be responsible for designing a data contingency plan or data disaster recovery plan.
  • Install, configure and upgrade and enhancements to software/hardware/network systems.

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Popular Skills for Senior Systems Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Windows Operating System General Use, VMware ESX, Systems Engineering and Microsoft Active Directory.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineer

An early career Senior Systems Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R418,928 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R463,532 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R479,998 based on 112 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R824,321.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 224 survey responses.
Early Career
8.9%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
50.0%
Late Career
14.7%