Average salary for South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA

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POLLS  i

2,445


AVERAGE GROSS SALARY  i

ZAR 407,451


AVERAGE NET SALARY  i

ZAR 283,832


MOST FREQUENT SALARY  i

ZAR 167,901

MOST FREQUENT ( USD ) i

US$ 14,578

 
INDIV. SALARY CITY POSTED
Chartered Accountant ZAR 1,750,000 Johannesburg 26 Apr 2016  Details »
Other Finance Career ZAR 1,050,000 Nelson Mandela Bay Metro 23 Apr 2016  Details »
Architect ZAR 270,000 Cape Town 21 Apr 2016  Details »
Other Education Career ZAR 900,000 eThekwini 20 Apr 2016  Details »
IT Project Manager ZAR 600,000 Johannesburg 19 Apr 2016  Details »
Architect ZAR 292,500 Cape Town 18 Apr 2016  Details »
CEO ZAR 2,000,000 Johannesburg 18 Apr 2016  Details »
General Manager ZAR 1,200,000 Cape Town 15 Apr 2016  Details »
Chartered Accountant ZAR 1,800,000 Johannesburg 14 Apr 2016  Details »
Secretary ZAR 88,400 Johannesburg 11 Apr 2016  Details »
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01. SURVEY BY LEVELS :: South Africa

Frequencies

 Most frequent salary is ZAR 167,901
 17.06 % earn at least ZAR 703,734
 23.64 % earn at least ZAR 511,000
 65.11 % earn at least ZAR 280,456

SALARY ( US ) POLLS ( % ) ( % ) EARN AT LEAST
N/A ZAR 511,000 US$ 43,742 01 0.04 % 23.64 %
Less ZAR 78,906 US$ 6,852 267 10.92 % 100 % Survey »
1K ZAR 167,901 US$ 14,578 586 23.97 % 89.08 % Survey »
2K ZAR 280,456 US$ 24,348 493 20.16 % 65.11 % Survey »
4K ZAR 392,806 US$ 34,101 307 12.56 % 44.95 % Survey »
8K ZAR 501,162 US$ 43,510 214 8.75 % 32.39 % Survey »
15K ZAR 591,163 US$ 51,254 160 6.54 % 23.60 % Survey »
25K ZAR 703,734 US$ 61,047 96 3.93 % 17.06 % Survey »
35K ZAR 793,613 US$ 68,672 81 3.31 % 13.13 % Survey »
45K ZAR 898,262 US$ 77,797 79 3.23 % 9.82 % Survey »
55K ZAR 946,889 US$ 81,865 28 1.15 % 6.58 % Survey »
65K ZAR 1,193,720 US$ 103,421 43 1.76 % 4.38 % Survey »
75K ZAR 1,197,255 US$ 103,650 16 0.65 % 2.62 % Survey »
85K ZAR 1,183,145 US$ 101,769 26 1.06 % 5.44 % Survey »
95K ZAR 1,528,035 US$ 132,786 14 0.57 % 1.96 % Survey »
105K ZAR 1,607,727 US$ 139,221 11 0.45 % 1.39 % Survey »
115K ZAR 1,665,666 US$ 143,743 06 0.25 % 0.94 % Survey »
125K ZAR 1,675,000 US$ 144,583 02 0.08 % 0.70 % Survey »
135K ZAR 2,023,200 US$ 175,270 05 0.20 % 0.57 % Survey »
145K ZAR 1,750,000 US$ 149,800 01 0.04 % 0.61 % Survey »
155K ZAR 2,120,000 US$ 181,472 03 0.12 % 0.37 % Survey »
165K ZAR 2,348,821 US$ 203,073 03 0.12 % 0.25 % Survey »
More ZAR 2,433,333 US$ 209,593 03 0.12 % 0.12 % Survey »

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02. SURVEY BY YEARS :: South Africa

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
2016 ZAR 650,014 US$ 55,641 81 Survey »
2015 ZAR 535,419 US$ 45,832 200 Survey »
2014 ZAR 496,865 US$ 43,178 405 Survey »
2013 ZAR 413,226 US$ 35,909 262 Survey »
2012 ZAR 348,227 US$ 30,261 548 Survey »
2011 ZAR 354,225 US$ 30,782 949 Survey »

03. SURVEY BY GENDER :: South Africa

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Male ZAR 520,980 US$ 45,100 909 Survey »
Female ZAR 318,057 US$ 27,550 563 Survey »
N/A ZAR 353,115 US$ 30,686 973

04. SURVEY BY EDUCATION :: South Africa

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Doctorate Degree ZAR 714,691 US$ 62,012 50 Survey »
Masters Degree ZAR 641,435 US$ 55,553 329 Survey »
Bachelors Degree ZAR 424,860 US$ 36,844 1,091 Survey »
Some College ZAR 306,118 US$ 26,553 655 Survey »
High School ZAR 274,236 US$ 23,747 303 Survey »
Bellow H. School ZAR 136,941 US$ 11,885 17 Survey »

05. SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE :: South Africa

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
20+ Years ZAR 638,319 US$ 55,291 299 Survey »
16-20 Years ZAR 631,811 US$ 54,709 217 Survey »
12-16 Years ZAR 594,898 US$ 51,521 266 Survey »
8-12 Years ZAR 435,092 US$ 37,745 407 Survey »
4-8 Years ZAR 330,587 US$ 28,682 495 Survey »
2-4 Years ZAR 251,919 US$ 21,860 344 Survey »
1-2 Years ZAR 191,688 US$ 16,643 181 Survey »
0-1 Year ZAR 203,119 US$ 17,640 236 Survey »

06. SURVEY BY AGES :: South Africa

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
69-74 ZAR 85,799 US$ 7,344 01 Survey »
63-68 ZAR 455,111 US$ 39,355 09 Survey »
57-62 ZAR 602,883 US$ 52,191 29 Survey »
51-56 ZAR 602,054 US$ 52,094 57 Survey »
45-50 ZAR 696,803 US$ 60,364 161 Survey »
39-44 ZAR 609,911 US$ 52,737 223 Survey »
33-38 ZAR 498,004 US$ 43,094 302 Survey »
27-32 ZAR 332,742 US$ 28,838 423 Survey »
22-26 ZAR 202,594 US$ 17,567 241 Survey »
16-21 ZAR 326,402 US$ 28,348 26 Survey »
N/A ZAR 353,115 US$ 30,686 973

07. SURVEY BY FIELDS :: South Africa

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Management & Business Management & Business ZAR 662,085 US$ 57,376 322 Survey »
Properties & Real Estates Properties & Real Estates ZAR 575,458 US$ 49,960 24 Survey »
Engineers & Technicians V Engineers & Technicians V ZAR 572,512 US$ 49,703 28 Survey »
Aviation & Shipping Aviation & Shipping ZAR 536,633 US$ 46,633 12 Survey »
Health Care & Medical Health Care & Medical ZAR 479,695 US$ 41,514 39 Survey »
Engineers & Technicians II Engineers & Technicians II ZAR 459,860 US$ 39,962 12 Survey »
Finance & Banking Finance & Banking ZAR 451,821 US$ 39,198 177 Survey »
IT & Telecommunication IT & Telecommunication ZAR 450,158 US$ 39,016 225 Survey »
Engineers & Technicians Engineers & Technicians ZAR 440,577 US$ 38,188 173 Survey »
Engineers & Technicians IV Engineers & Technicians IV ZAR 423,015 US$ 36,760 22 Survey »
IT & Telecommunication II IT & Telecommunication II ZAR 411,165 US$ 35,646 111 Survey »
Insurance Insurance ZAR 399,050 US$ 34,571 50 Survey »
Law Law ZAR 393,189 US$ 34,145 47 Survey »
Marketing, Sales, Purchase Marketing, Sales, Purchase ZAR 385,908 US$ 33,472 129 Survey »
Human Resources Human Resources ZAR 356,113 US$ 30,856 139 Survey »
Health Care & Medical II Health Care & Medical II ZAR 355,576 US$ 30,844 53 Survey »
Construction & Labor Workers Construction & Labor Workers ZAR 350,979 US$ 30,451 41 Survey »
Automobile Automobile ZAR 335,784 US$ 29,125 13 Survey »
Salesmen & Saleswomen Salesmen & Saleswomen ZAR 318,414 US$ 27,583 30 Survey »
Logistics, Road, Railway Logistics, Road, Railway ZAR 316,815 US$ 27,495 38 Survey »
Manufacturing & Labor Workers Manufacturing & Labor Workers ZAR 315,118 US$ 27,345 39 Survey »
Accounting & Administration Accounting & Administration ZAR 306,400 US$ 26,540 297 Survey »
Education & University Education & University ZAR 293,033 US$ 25,421 124 Survey »
Media Media ZAR 262,920 US$ 22,789 48 Survey »
Architect Constructions Architect Constructions ZAR 248,144 US$ 21,466 28 Survey »
Making Design Making Design ZAR 247,192 US$ 21,420 26 Survey »
Agriculture & Fishing Agriculture & Fishing ZAR 245,441 US$ 21,268 19 Survey »
Hotels & Tourism Hotels & Tourism ZAR 237,025 US$ 20,492 32 Survey »
Organization & Coordination Organization & Coordination ZAR 225,520 US$ 19,581 33 Survey »
Customer Services Customer Services ZAR 200,398 US$ 17,391 35 Survey »

08. SURVEY BY CAREERS :: South Africa

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Director ZAR 960,275 US$ 83,248 59 Survey »
General Manager ZAR 840,897 US$ 72,703 43 Survey »
IT Manager ZAR 753,429 US$ 65,255 44 Survey »
Chartered Accountant ZAR 717,449 US$ 61,951 41 Survey »
Manager ZAR 690,686 US$ 59,896 43 Survey »
Engineering Manager ZAR 669,276 US$ 57,984 19 Survey »
IT Project Manager ZAR 668,907 US$ 57,936 26 Survey »
Business Development Manager ZAR 640,719 US$ 55,614 16 Survey »
Finance Manager ZAR 593,952 US$ 51,546 30 Survey »
Other Engineer Career ZAR 572,234 US$ 49,677 27 Survey »
Operations Manager ZAR 546,433 US$ 47,406 25 Survey »
Marketing Manager ZAR 518,471 US$ 45,031 26 Survey »
Human Resources Manager ZAR 481,797 US$ 41,703 53 Survey »
Project Manager ZAR 471,052 US$ 40,828 24 Survey »
Engineer ZAR 463,991 US$ 40,263 34 Survey »
Mechanical Engineer ZAR 437,804 US$ 37,936 34 Survey »
Other Finance Career ZAR 434,876 US$ 37,666 39 Survey »
Other IT Career ZAR 404,612 US$ 35,021 20 Survey »
Sales Manager ZAR 384,478 US$ 33,400 23 Survey »
Lawyer ZAR 363,800 US$ 31,614 20 Survey »
Other Management Career ZAR 359,392 US$ 31,137 21 Survey »
Software Developer ZAR 351,482 US$ 30,450 34 Survey »
Other Human Resource Career ZAR 340,606 US$ 29,483 29 Survey »
Accountant ZAR 299,172 US$ 25,910 24 Survey »
IT Coordinator ZAR 245,882 US$ 21,367 23 Survey »
Other Administration Career ZAR 246,135 US$ 21,340 18 Survey »
Lecturer ZAR 245,653 US$ 21,280 20 Survey »
Administrator ZAR 171,184 US$ 14,819 19 Survey »
Human Resource Administrator ZAR 150,835 US$ 13,105 24 Survey »
Trainee Accountant ZAR 115,113 US$ 9,955 19 Survey »

09. SURVEY BY WORK :: South Africa

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Permanent ZAR 405,457 US$ 35,156 2,220 Survey »
Contract ZAR 401,140 US$ 34,740 138 Survey »
Self Employed ZAR 577,767 US$ 49,950 62 Survey »
Part Time ZAR 196,962 US$ 17,058 25 Survey »

10. SURVEY BY CITIES :: South Africa

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Emfuleni ZAR 696,418 US$ 60,473 09 Survey »
Johannesburg ZAR 463,526 US$ 40,192 1,117 Survey »
Emalahleni ZAR 436,217 US$ 37,873 25 Survey »
Mangaung ZAR 414,075 US$ 35,971 18 Survey »
Tshwane ZAR 392,333 US$ 34,016 204 Survey »
Polokwane ZAR 379,158 US$ 32,925 25 Survey »
eThekwini ZAR 377,503 US$ 32,727 156 Survey »
Cape Town ZAR 364,171 US$ 31,562 565 Survey »
Ekurhuleni ZAR 320,496 US$ 27,778 90 Survey »
Buffalo, South Africa ZAR 313,146 US$ 27,068 21 Survey »
Nelson Mandela Bay Metro ZAR 291,664 US$ 25,268 61 Survey »
Rustenburg ZAR 288,886 US$ 25,066 13 Survey »
Mbombela ZAR 282,250 US$ 24,375 16 Survey »
Msunduzi ZAR 280,808 US$ 24,304 18 Survey »

11. SURVEY BY COUNTRIES ( ALL CAREERS )

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Switzerland Switzerland CHF 110,434 US$ 118,742 609 Survey »
United States United States US$ 79,049 US$ 79,049 15,387 Survey »
Australia Australia AU$ 93,506 US$ 72,996 2,093 Survey »
United Kingdom United Kingdom GBP 47,592 US$ 72,771 2,680 Survey »
Germany Germany EUR 62,157 US$ 70,524 1,149 Survey »
France France EUR 58,644 US$ 66,546 588 Survey »
Canada Canada CA$ 74,388 US$ 59,427 3,802 Survey »
Mexico Mexico MXN 719,476 US$ 48,103 237 Survey »
India India INR 1,067,047 US$ 17,179 4,694 Survey »


SUMMARY :: SOUTH AFRICA


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.



RECENT POLLS :: SOUTH AFRICA


INDIV. SALARY CITY DESCRIPTION
.NET Developer ZAR 35,000 Emalahleni I am responsible for writing web applications and sites, for clients. Details »
Administrator ZAR 440,000 Johannesburg Project Administrator on IT Projectes Details »
AutoCAD ZAR 975,700 Johannesburg AutoCAD Principle Design Draughtsman responsible for designing high voltage substations Details »
Car Sales ZAR 1,250,000 Tshwane Senior Manger: National Corporate & Direct Sales, Nissan SA Details »
Chartered Accountant ZAR 800,000 Cape Town Global Controller, Finance Director, Consolidation and Reporting, monthly quarterly and annually, Internal controls and Process Improvement Details »
Chartered Accountant ZAR 2,300,000 Johannesburg full finance function oversight Details »
Computer Architect ZAR 1,000,000 Cape Town Solution Architecture: Planning the landscape for complex software deployments Details »
Construction Manager ZAR 1,680,000 eThekwini Electrical and Instrumentation Construction Manager in Petrochemical Details »
Customer Service Manager ZAR 85,000 eThekwini communicating with the customers and answering their queries. Details »
Director ZAR 196,000 Johannesburg Self employed supplier of mining equipment Details »
Director ZAR 800,000 Cape Town Director of 3 companies in the Payroll and recruitment space, employing 100 people. Details »
Director ZAR 780,000 Cape Town Commercial duties, payroll, budget, international accounting. Details »
Director ZAR 1,700,000 Johannesburg Overall Management, Project management, Finance, Merchandise, Sponsorship, Marketing, TV rights, Events Details »
Doctor ZAR 750,000 N/A Doctor. Completed 2 years of internship and 1 year community service. Details »
Doctor Specialist ZAR 1,200,000 Johannesburg Consultant medicine in state with part time private practice Details »
Editor ZAR 339,564 Johannesburg Sourcing, writing, editing, subbing, compiling the whole magazine Details »
Editor ZAR 600,000 Cape Town editor - its self explainableeditor - its self explainableeditor - its self explainableeditor - its self explainableeditor - its self explainableeditor - its self explainableeditor - its self explainable Details »
Engineer ZAR 530,000 Johannesburg instrumentation design. project engineering. commissioning. Details »
Engineering Manager ZAR 100,000 Tshwane Account manager. developing products getting new clients and client training. Managing current accounts and developing new market strategies Details »
Engineering Manager ZAR 420,000 Johannesburg Mechanical Design Manager Distribute duties HR duties Approve designs Details »
Engineering Manager ZAR 1,000,000 Cape Town Manager of an engineering unit in construction management Details »
Finance Manager ZAR 250,000 N/A daily booking, monthly closing, reporting, budget, cash forecast, audit, tax filing Details »
Finance Manager ZAR 600,000 Cape Town finance management, reporting, tax audit Details »
General Manager ZAR 2,400,000 Cape Town Merchandise planning executive Details »
General Manager ZAR 720,000 Cape Town general manager in control of total business unit Details »
Human Resources Manager ZAR 600,000 Cape Town Overseeing full HR Function - Recruitment, Selection, Performance Management, Career Development, Employment Relations Details »
Inside Sales ZAR 970,000 Cape Town Manage sales admin all rounder inside and outside office Details »
Insurance ZAR 650,000 Cape Town Financial planning/ estate planning Details »
Insurance Broker ZAR 250,000 Johannesburg Financial Advisory, insurance Broking, Financial planning, estate planning, fiduciary services, health and lifestyle management, getting insurance policies on commission Details »
IT Manager ZAR 1,200,000 Cape Town CISO multinational in the Financial Processing Business Details »
IT Project Manager ZAR 650,000 Tshwane Software development manager, after sales support manager Details »
IT Project Manager ZAR 650,000 Tshwane Software development manager, after sales support manager Details »
IT Project Manager ZAR 907,200 Johannesburg Project Portfolio Manager managing implementation of corporate projects in Africa Details »
Junior Accountant ZAR 149,500 Ekurhuleni Accounts payable and reconcile supplier statements Details »
Lecturer ZAR 100,000 Msunduzi Teach and research and write and module creation and supervise Details »
Lecturer ZAR 398,746 Buffalo, South Africa Teaching Conducting practicals, and field excursions Supervising masters and honors research projects Conduct research and publish Journal articles Perform administrative work Details »
Manager ZAR 800,000 Johannesburg Management consulting - consulting on strategy, operations, etc Details »
Manager ZAR 600,000 Cape Town Manage data analytics engagement, business develop, sales and client relationship management Details »
Marketing Manager ZAR 330,000 Ekurhuleni Strategic Marketing Project Management Details »
Marketing Manager ZAR 596,000 Johannesburg Draw implement monitor and review of Marketing Strategy Analyse Campaigns staff management and Leadership set average order growth Details »
Mechanical Engineer ZAR 420,000 Johannesburg Research and Development projects based within a university. Both industry and student driven projects in a multidisciplinary environment. Details »
Mechanical Engineer ZAR 363,912 Johannesburg Design, management, Project Engineering, Project Management Details »
Mechanical Technician ZAR 300,000 Ekurhuleni I run the day to day Workshop operations for a drilling company And the fixing of drill rigs and training. Details »
Non-Profit Organization ZAR 288,000 Johannesburg Networking of civil society organisations using technology where possible Details »
Operations Manager ZAR 511,000 Johannesburg Manage operations, oversee people performance Details »
Operations Manager ZAR 550,000 Johannesburg Operations manager, contract management, sheq management, ict management Details »
Other Administration Career ZAR 80,400 N/A Acquire all pricing, maintain all products on system, ensure margins are met Details »
Other Administration Career ZAR 300,000 Tshwane information management administration Research Details »
Other Human Resource Career ZAR 220,000 Johannesburg payroll administration, processing leave forms , advertising positions, agency approvals , approving time carts Details »
Other Human Resource Career ZAR 165,360 Mangaung HR Consultant specializing in attracting, developing and maintaining HR systems, policies and procedures with our clients according to their needs Details »
Other Insurance Career ZAR 520,000 Johannesburg project manager- look after roa expansion for my company Details »
Other IT Career ZAR 390,000 Tshwane design and commissioning CCTV,access control,intrusion alarm,electric fence and fire detection Details »
Other Management Career ZAR 543,000 Cape Town Team Leader in an Investment Administration business Details »
Other Medical Career ZAR 380,000 eThekwini Veterinarian - small animal. general surgery, consults, emergency night work intermittently. Details »
Other Tourism Career ZAR 900,000 Johannesburg Regional Revenue Manager looking after 18 hotels and opening functions Details »
Other Tourism Career ZAR 384,000 Johannesburg Team Leader travel agency corporate Details »
Pharmacist ZAR 50,000 Matlosana Pharmacy manager in northwest province Details »
Product Development ZAR 300,000 Johannesburg I'm in the food industry. My role is a product development technologist. Details »
Product Manager ZAR 325,000 Cape Town CCTV import / tech support / development Details »
Project Manager ZAR 234,000 Cape Town Build client relationships and increase sales Details »
Project Manager ZAR 305,000 Cape Town Business analyst and agile scrum master Details »
Registered Nurse ZAR 283,512 Tshwane Doing Occupational Health on site. Medicals, Primary health care, chronic care, IOD's. Details »
Registered Nurse ZAR 240,000 Tshwane Working in emergency unit in hospital Details »
Sales Administrator ZAR 129,000 Polokwane SALES CLERK, INVOICING OF CASH AND ACCOUNT SALES, ARRANGING TRANSPORT Details »
Sales Executives ZAR 300,000 eThekwini To devlope new business with the ICT sector Details »
Senior Accountant ZAR 370,500 Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Controller for one of the company's operations further up in Africa requiring regular travel from SA. Details »
Technical Designer ZAR 540,000 Tshwane Tool room manager, tool designer, Details »
Warehousing Employee ZAR 650,000 Mbombela Chief Buyer Procurement and Warehousing Details »
Wellness Coordinator ZAR 140,000 Johannesburg promote the holistic development and wellness of communities Details »

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