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A Changing Landscape

The world of software engineering in Pakistan has undergone seismic shifts in the past few years. A combination of global events, local industry dynamics, and the relentless pace of technological advancement has turned salary benchmarks into moving targets. From the disruptive impact of COVID-19, which redefined workplace norms, to the exhilarating rise (and subsequent dip) of the startup ecosystem, the traditional boundaries and norms of compensation have been stretched, challenged, and reimagined.


Why This Report?

In this whirlwind of change, one thing became evident: there was a pressing need for clarity. Both software engineers and employers found themselves navigating uncharted waters without a compass. How do you determine a fair compensation? What is the industry norm? Where do you stand in the grand scheme of things?

That's where Minerva stepped in. With our deep roots in the talent space and our commitment to fostering a transparent, empowered tech community, we took on the challenge to shed light on these pressing questions. This report is the result of extensive data collection, analysis, and insights, all aimed at providing a comprehensive view of the current salary landscape for software engineers in Pakistan.


What's Inside?

Dive in, and you'll find a wealth of information ranging from overall salary distributions, breakdowns by experience, tech stacks, and job roles, to insights into how factors like work mode (remote, hybrid, on-site) influence pay scales.

Your Role in This Journey

This isn't just a report; it's a conversation. As you go through these pages, reflect, analyze, and ask questions. We've done our best to provide a clear snapshot of the present, but the future? That's a story we'll write together. Whether you're a software engineer charting out your career path, or an employer striving to build a motivated, well-compensated team, this report is your starting point.


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