SOUTH AFRICA


Average salary for South Africa

 The most recent salary survey based on added polls.

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 UPD. Thursday, March 23, 2017 8:00:00 PM


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POLLS  i
2,609

AVERAGE GROSS SALARY  i
ZAR 423,728

AVERAGE NET SALARY  i
ZAR 293,470

MOST FREQUENT GROSS  i
ZAR 167,633

MOST FREQUENT (USD)  i
US$ 14,555

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 INTRODUCTION


Average income for software engineer/developer is around 290,000 ZAR per year. Average income for more experienced senior software developer is around 400,000 ZAR or more per year. Average income for IT project manager is around 500,000 ZAR or more.

Robust financial infrastructure In South Africa

South Africa’s financial system is strengthened and and its banking sector is in the top 10 in the world. The Stock Exchange in Johannesburg is in the top world 20 stock exchanges.

South Africa is between the most world advanced developing countries. Over the last fifteen years, the strengthened macro-economic was reached.


 SURVEY BY LEVELS  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls % in level % earn at least
ZAR 1,255,500 US$ 107,471 02 0.08 % 2.91 %
Less ZAR 79,195 US$ 6,877 266 10.20 % 100 %
1K ZAR 167,633 US$ 14,555 587 22.50 % 89.80 %
2K ZAR 279,927 US$ 24,302 494 18.93 % 67.31 %
4K ZAR 389,469 US$ 33,811 310 11.88 % 48.37 %
8K ZAR 489,658 US$ 42,509 220 8.43 % 36.49 %
15K ZAR 534,033 US$ 46,276 185 7.09 % 28.06 %
25K ZAR 616,129 US$ 53,376 122 4.68 % 20.97 %
35K ZAR 749,721 US$ 64,834 91 3.49 % 16.29 %
45K ZAR 841,643 US$ 72,814 93 3.56 % 11.04 %
55K ZAR 828,078 US$ 71,377 46 1.76 % 12.80 %
65K ZAR 1,102,589 US$ 95,350 55 2.11 % 6.52 %
75K ZAR 1,082,723 US$ 93,427 25 0.96 % 7.47 %
85K ZAR 1,116,635 US$ 95,912 39 1.49 % 4.41 %
95K ZAR 1,469,593 US$ 127,535 16 0.61 % 2.18 %
105K ZAR 1,466,764 US$ 126,590 17 0.65 % 2.84 %
115K ZAR 1,627,714 US$ 140,329 07 0.27 % 1.30 %
125K ZAR 1,540,000 US$ 132,168 07 0.27 % 1.57 %
135K ZAR 1,952,666 US$ 168,885 06 0.23 % 0.96 %
145K ZAR 1,702,500 US$ 145,734 02 0.08 % 1.03 %
155K ZAR 1,992,000 US$ 170,515 05 0.19 % 0.73 %
165K ZAR 2,348,821 US$ 203,073 03 0.11 % 0.11 %
More ZAR 2,202,060 US$ 188,851 11 0.42 % 0.54 %
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 SURVEY BY YEARS  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
2017 ZAR 643,999 US$ 55,126 65
2016 ZAR 660,047 US$ 56,500 183
2015 ZAR 539,969 US$ 46,221 197
2014 ZAR 496,865 US$ 43,178 405
2013 ZAR 413,226 US$ 35,909 262
2012 ZAR 348,227 US$ 30,261 548
2011 ZAR 354,225 US$ 30,782 949

 SURVEY BY GENDER  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
Male ZAR 541,378 US$ 46,792 1,017
Female ZAR 341,426 US$ 29,521 619
ZAR 353,115 US$ 30,686 973

 SURVEY BY EDUCATION  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
Doctorate Degree ZAR 721,719 US$ 62,537 55
Masters Degree ZAR 652,019 US$ 56,403 360
Bachelors Degree ZAR 443,696 US$ 38,421 1,178
Some College ZAR 317,875 US$ 27,544 685
High School ZAR 281,332 US$ 24,345 314
Bellow H. School ZAR 136,941 US$ 11,885 17

 SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
20+ Years ZAR 678,976 US$ 58,706 332
16-20 Years ZAR 654,923 US$ 56,630 239
12-16 Years ZAR 612,388 US$ 52,976 286
8-12 Years ZAR 447,106 US$ 38,737 439
4-8 Years ZAR 332,675 US$ 28,843 519
2-4 Years ZAR 254,970 US$ 22,107 362
1-2 Years ZAR 198,217 US$ 17,192 189
0-1 Year ZAR 204,593 US$ 17,759 243

 SURVEY BY AGES  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
69-74 ZAR 85,799 US$ 7,344 01
63-68 ZAR 619,600 US$ 53,395 10
57-62 ZAR 659,955 US$ 57,039 31
51-56 ZAR 691,447 US$ 59,701 62
45-50 ZAR 726,244 US$ 62,805 181
39-44 ZAR 638,184 US$ 55,096 252
33-38 ZAR 519,209 US$ 44,861 337
27-32 ZAR 343,079 US$ 29,688 469
22-26 ZAR 208,531 US$ 18,053 267
16-21 ZAR 326,402 US$ 28,348 26
ZAR 353,115 US$ 30,686 973

 SURVEY BY FIELDS  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
Management & Business Management & Business ZAR 685,094 US$ 59,293 348
Properties & Real Estates Properties & Real Estates ZAR 600,440 US$ 52,070 25
Engineers & Technicians V Engineers & Technicians V ZAR 572,512 US$ 49,703 28
Aviation & Shipping Aviation & Shipping ZAR 536,633 US$ 46,633 12
Health Care & Medical Health Care & Medical ZAR 507,684 US$ 43,858 44
Engineers & Technicians II Engineers & Technicians II ZAR 497,563 US$ 43,143 13
IT & Telecommunication IT & Telecommunication ZAR 478,866 US$ 41,425 250
Finance & Banking Finance & Banking ZAR 464,066 US$ 40,223 185
Engineers & Technicians Engineers & Technicians ZAR 452,286 US$ 39,177 178
Engineers & Technicians IV Engineers & Technicians IV ZAR 423,015 US$ 36,760 22
IT & Telecommunication II IT & Telecommunication II ZAR 420,844 US$ 36,459 115
Marketing, Sales, Purchase Marketing, Sales, Purchase ZAR 409,903 US$ 35,494 139
Insurance Insurance ZAR 407,892 US$ 35,320 51
Law Law ZAR 400,334 US$ 34,736 49
Construction & Labor Workers Construction & Labor Workers ZAR 395,004 US$ 34,210 42
Human Resources Human Resources ZAR 380,682 US$ 32,927 152
Health Care & Medical II Health Care & Medical II ZAR 351,177 US$ 30,460 54
Manufacturing & Labor Workers Manufacturing & Labor Workers ZAR 340,329 US$ 29,485 41
Logistics, Road, Railway Logistics, Road, Railway ZAR 333,419 US$ 28,907 39
Automobile Automobile ZAR 330,657 US$ 28,659 14
Accounting & Administration Accounting & Administration ZAR 322,259 US$ 27,868 328
Salesmen & Saleswomen Salesmen & Saleswomen ZAR 321,315 US$ 27,801 33
Architect Constructions Architect Constructions ZAR 308,689 US$ 26,620 32
Education & University Education & University ZAR 294,144 US$ 25,496 132
Agriculture & Fishing Agriculture & Fishing ZAR 263,169 US$ 22,773 20
Media Media ZAR 259,269 US$ 22,470 49
Making Design Making Design ZAR 255,815 US$ 22,149 27
Hotels & Tourism Hotels & Tourism ZAR 233,478 US$ 20,182 33
Organization & Coordination Organization & Coordination ZAR 226,056 US$ 19,619 34
Customer Services Customer Services ZAR 195,118 US$ 16,932 36

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 SURVEY BY CAREERS  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
Director ZAR 980,746 US$ 84,950 62
General Manager ZAR 906,250 US$ 78,266 45
IT Manager ZAR 795,401 US$ 68,731 52
Chartered Accountant ZAR 742,592 US$ 64,025 48
Business Development Manager ZAR 723,075 US$ 62,510 20
Manager ZAR 674,989 US$ 58,502 46
Engineering Manager ZAR 669,276 US$ 57,984 19
IT Project Manager ZAR 664,245 US$ 57,427 31
Finance Manager ZAR 593,952 US$ 51,546 30
Other Engineer Career ZAR 572,234 US$ 49,677 27
Marketing Manager ZAR 552,284 US$ 47,858 29
Operations Manager ZAR 546,433 US$ 47,406 25
Human Resources Manager ZAR 491,814 US$ 42,521 58
Project Manager ZAR 490,610 US$ 42,482 25
Engineer ZAR 478,686 US$ 41,491 36
Mechanical Engineer ZAR 461,009 US$ 39,909 35
Other Finance Career ZAR 449,004 US$ 38,865 40
Other Human Resource Career ZAR 424,924 US$ 36,670 32
Other IT Career ZAR 415,059 US$ 35,897 21
Lawyer ZAR 387,428 US$ 33,614 21
Sales Manager ZAR 384,478 US$ 33,400 23
Software Developer ZAR 381,512 US$ 32,966 40
Other Management Career ZAR 364,789 US$ 31,552 24
Accountant ZAR 325,954 US$ 28,143 30
IT Coordinator ZAR 268,572 US$ 23,284 25
Lecturer ZAR 257,711 US$ 22,270 24
Other Administration Career ZAR 246,135 US$ 21,340 18
Administrator ZAR 174,625 US$ 15,105 20
Human Resource Administrator ZAR 150,742 US$ 13,076 27
Trainee Accountant ZAR 120,643 US$ 10,415 22

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 SURVEY BY WORK  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
Permanent ZAR 419,579 US$ 36,339 2,356
Contract ZAR 435,633 US$ 37,651 154
Self Employed ZAR 614,651 US$ 53,051 70
Part Time ZAR 236,692 US$ 20,432 29

 SURVEY BY CITIES  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
Emfuleni ZAR 696,418 US$ 60,473 09
Mangaung ZAR 508,071 US$ 43,990 19
Johannesburg ZAR 488,093 US$ 42,258 1,203
Emalahleni ZAR 424,690 US$ 36,866 26
Tshwane ZAR 409,037 US$ 35,409 223
eThekwini ZAR 386,039 US$ 33,432 166
Cape Town ZAR 371,465 US$ 32,168 593
Polokwane ZAR 369,190 US$ 32,054 26
Rustenburg ZAR 336,108 US$ 29,084 14
Buffalo, South Africa ZAR 324,367 US$ 28,017 22
Ekurhuleni ZAR 314,902 US$ 27,284 94
Nelson Mandela Bay Metro ZAR 300,106 US$ 25,972 65
Msunduzi ZAR 280,808 US$ 24,304 18
Mbombela ZAR 271,444 US$ 23,426 18

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 SURVEY BY COUNTRIES ( ALL CAREERS )

Salary USD Polls
Switzerland Switzerland CHF 116,102 US$ 124,476 706
United States United States US$ 81,588 US$ 81,588 16,833
United Kingdom United Kingdom GBP 49,434 US$ 75,682 3,114
Australia Australia AU$ 96,124 US$ 75,020 2,334
Germany Germany EUR 62,831 US$ 71,310 1,337
France France EUR 59,227 US$ 67,233 706
Canada Canada CA$ 76,343 US$ 60,996 4,065
Mexico Mexico MXN 758,050 US$ 50,660 285
South Africa ZAR 423,728 US$ 36,688 2,609
India India INR 1,097,877 US$ 17,676 5,385

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