Software Engineer Salaries in South Africa

Salary estimated from 523 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: 07 August 2020
Average salary
R 36 160 per month
  • Most Reported
R 9 200
R 81 000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Software Engineer make in South Africa?

The average salary for a Software Engineer is R 36 160 per month in South Africa. Salary estimates are based on 523 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Software Engineer employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Software Engineer is less than 1 year.
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Software Engineer salaries by company in South Africa
CompanyAverage salary
R 39 067 per month
R 38 366 per month
R 38 422 per month
R 37 398 per month
R 36 623 per month
R 33 318 per month
R 35 504 per month
R 34 213 per month
R 34 648 per month
R 35 000 per month
Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
R 37 312 per month
R 36 808 per month
R 44 401 per month
R 29 624 per month
R 40 567 per month

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