SALARY STATISTICS: SOUTH AFRICA


Average salary for South Africa

 UPD: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 2:47:00 PM

 The most recent salary survey based on added polls.


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 Average salary: South Africa

POLLS  i
2,709
AVERAGE GROSS SALARY  i
ZAR 437,028
AVERAGE NET SALARY  i
ZAR 301,991
MOST FREQUENT GROSS  i
ZAR 139,616
MOST FREQUENT (USD)  i
US$ 15,216

 Salary polls (2,709)

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(#100) GENERAL PRACTITIONER


 Salary poll received: 14 Nov 2017
Cape Town    Health Care & Medical    Doctor  (General Practitioner)

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Family practice seeing acute and chronic conditions, including minor surgical procedures and some aesthetic medicine."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 75,187
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,000,000


(#99) CHAIRMAN


 Salary poll received: 13 Nov 2017
Johannesburg    Management & Business    CEO  (Chairman)

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Project work on major chemical plants, oil industry planning. MD small chemical subsidiary, listed group development, own business for 20 years as owner CEO, now Chairman."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 225,561
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 3,000,000


(#98) DEBTORS CLERK


 Salary poll received: 11 Nov 2017
High School, 12-16 years: "Do the books for various companies."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 7,218
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 96,000


(#97) HEAD OF PRESALES


 Salary poll received: 08 Nov 2017
Johannesburg    IT & Telecommunication    IT Manager  (Head of Presales)

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Solution Design and Architecture. Supporting Sales sell Enterprise Solutions."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 165,411
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 2,200,000


(#96) SALES MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 08 Nov 2017
High School, 4-8 years: "Overseeing sales of manufactured products for mining equipment."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 58,646
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 780,000


(#95) SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT


 Salary poll received: 07 Nov 2017
Johannesburg    IT & Telecommunication II    Computer Architect  (Solutions architect)

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Architect application s development."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 64,661
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 860,000


(#94) SALES MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 06 Nov 2017
Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Software sales and marketing also present training courses."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 31,954
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 425,000


(#93) MD


 Salary poll received: 05 Nov 2017
Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Advising on pefa assessment in sib Sahara Africa."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 172,930
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 2,300,000


(#92) DIRECTOR


 Salary poll received: 01 Nov 2017
Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Financial director responsible for overall finance, legal and compliance areas of the organisation."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 138,404
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,840,800


(#91) GAMING SYSTEMS ANALYST


 Salary poll received: 30 Oct 2017
Johannesburg    IT & Telecommunication II    Other IT Career  (gaming systems analyst)

High School, 20+ years: "Supporting of all gaming systems software across multiple properties."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 54,360
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 723,000


(#90) CONTROL INSTRUMENTATION


 Salary poll received: 29 Oct 2017
Cape Town    Engineers & Technicians    Electrical Technician  (Control Instrumentation)

Some College, 1-2 years: "Scada plc hmi design and development."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 26,315
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 350,000


(#89) CONTROL INSTRUMENTATION


 Salary poll received: 29 Oct 2017
Cape Town    Engineers & Technicians    Electrical Technician  (Control Instrumentation)

Some College, 1-2 years: "Scada plc hmi design and development."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 26,315
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 350,000


(#88) TECHNICAL MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 29 Oct 2017
Johannesburg    Engineers & Technicians    Technical Manager  (Technical Manager)

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Managing various technical things."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 45,864
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 610,000


(#87) HR OFFICER


 Salary poll received: 28 Oct 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Administration related to recruitment, report writing."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 20,300
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 270,000


(#86) EQUITY ANALYST


 Salary poll received: 27 Oct 2017
Johannesburg    Finance & Banking    Financial Analyst  (Equity analyst)

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Equity analyst on retail sector in South Africa. Also global luxury goods industry."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 69,172
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 920,000


(#85) PLANT OPERATOR


 Salary poll received: 27 Oct 2017
High School, 2-4 years: "Plant operator safety logistics."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 10,902
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 145,000


(#84) INTERN


 Salary poll received: 26 Oct 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Same as pharmacist for training purposes."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 752
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 10,000


(#83) CORPORATE ADVISOR


 Salary poll received: 26 Oct 2017
Johannesburg    Management & Business    Director  (Corporate Advisor)

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Advise on all corporate activity."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 263,154
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 3,500,000


(#82) PROJECT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 24 Oct 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Ensure the safety of workers and make sure the purpose of there job being employed for was achieved."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 30,827
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 410,000


(#81) CIVIL


 Salary poll received: 20 Oct 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Civil engineering, Project management and construction work."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 21,654
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 288,000


(#80) OPERATIONS MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 19 Oct 2017
Management & Business    Operations Manager  (Operations Manager)

Some College, 8-12 years: "Daily management of the operations for a Directional and Geophysical logging company providing services to clients throughout Africa."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 23,276
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 309,576


(#79) STRATEGY ASSOCIATE


 Salary poll received: 19 Oct 2017
Johannesburg    Media    Other Media Career  (Strategy Associate)

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Strategy associate for media company."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 37,593
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 500,000


(#78) NURSE


 Salary poll received: 17 Oct 2017
Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Responsible of looking after people in their beds."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 13,534
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 180,000


(#77) MENTOR


 Salary poll received: 17 Oct 2017
High School, 0-1 year: "Dorm master at high school as a part time job."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 3,007
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 40,000


(#76) C++ DEVELOPER


 Salary poll received: 16 Oct 2017
Some College, 16-20 years: "C++ Developer in the banking industry."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 82,706
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,100,000


(#75) ART DIRECTOR


 Salary poll received: 11 Oct 2017
Cape Town    Marketing, Sales, Purchase    Advertising  (Art Director)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Senior Art Director at large agency."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 27,970
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 372,000


(#74) CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING & COACHING MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 10 Oct 2017
Cape Town    Management & Business    Other Management Career  (Continuous Professional Development Training & Coaching Manager)

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Manage CPD Points of approximately 1000 designation holders, Attend events and conferences on behalf of the CCMG, Organize monthly events, conferences and master classes, Set up monthly questionnaire, Edit monthly newsletter & Shortlisting of applicants."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 7,669
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 102,000


(#73) LEGAL ADVISER


 Salary poll received: 10 Oct 2017
Johannesburg    Law    Lawyer  (Legal adviser)

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Legal adviser agriculture - legal manager."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 26,315
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 350,000


(#72) APPLICATION ADMINISTRATOR


 Salary poll received: 05 Oct 2017
Johannesburg    IT & Telecommunication II    Other IT Career  (Application Administrator)

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Application Support and training."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 37,593
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 500,000


(#71) BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE


 Salary poll received: 04 Oct 2017
Johannesburg    Finance & Banking    Financial Analyst  (business intelligence)

Some College, 20+ years: "Analyst - comparison of funds economic fundamental analysis."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 30,075
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 400,000


(#70) CONTROL SYSTEM ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 02 Oct 2017
Tshwane    Engineers & Technicians    Engineer  (Control System Engineer)

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "PLC and SCADA Design and Commisioning."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 25,714
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 342,000


(#69) OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR


 Salary poll received: 24 Sep 2017
Some College, 0-1 year: "Answering the phone, filling, setting up meetings, update the CEO of all important messages, ensuring CEO's office is neat and tidy, make sure all necessary documents eg (tea, coffee, water) is available for visitors or for meetings, informing the CEO of arising matters last but not least assisting the CEO with necessary travel arrangements."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 1,504
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 20,000


(#68) DEPARMENTAL PRODUCTION MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 22 Sep 2017
Cape Town    Manufacturing & Labor Workers    Manufacturing  (Deparmental Production Manager)

Some College, 12-16 years: "Span of control is 139 employees reporting to me. I have 3 Manager and 12 team leaders reporting to me. I oversee the daily production functions of 3 Cost centres. Moulding, Curing and Kit Cutting in a engineering manufacturing company. My job description is daily shop floor managements systems, Quality control, Health and Safety control, production planning and reporting to the Operation manager. Developing and mentoring subordinates and ensuring proper training is conducted. To manage KPI reports weekly in my department and conduct continuous improvement workshops. Ensuring that lean manufacturing processes are implemented and 5S housekeeping standards are maintained."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 26,315
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 350,000


(#67) CDP


 Salary poll received: 21 Sep 2017
Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Chef de partie responsiblities."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 21,052
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 280,000


(#66) SERVICE MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 21 Sep 2017
Cape Town    IT & Telecommunication II    Other IT Career  (Service Manager)

Some College, 12-16 years: "Consulting, Advice, Planning, Administration, Maintenance, SUpport."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 37,593
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 500,000


(#65) EXECUTIVE OFFICER


 Salary poll received: 19 Sep 2017
Cape Town    Management & Business    Director  (Executive Officer)

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Responsible for the day to day strategic management of the company."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 65,337
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 869,000


(#64) JUNIOR DEBTORS CLERK


 Salary poll received: 18 Sep 2017
Johannesburg    Accounting & Administration    Junior Accountant  (junior debtors clerk)

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Invoicing debt collections credit checks for potential clients."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 6,767
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 90,000


(#63) LABORATORY TECHNICIAN


 Salary poll received: 18 Sep 2017
Cape Town    Health Care & Medical II    Other Medical Career  (Laboratory Technician)

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Research, sample preparation and testing of biological samples."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 15,037
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 200,000


(#62) BUSINESS PARTNER


 Salary poll received: 18 Sep 2017
Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Growing new and existing accounts."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 24,060
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 320,000


(#61) STUDENT


 Salary poll received: 13 Sep 2017
Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "STUDENT, COMPLETING BTECH IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 1,128
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 15,000


(#60) HEAD OF FINANCIAL RISK


 Salary poll received: 13 Sep 2017
Johannesburg    Finance & Banking    Risk Manager  (Head of Financial Risk)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage Financial Risk, including market, credit and liquidity risk."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 75,187
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,000,000


(#59) CFO


 Salary poll received: 13 Sep 2017
Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Responsible for the financial affairs of the group, from timely reporting, treasury to business analysis and modelling."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 225,561
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 3,000,000


(#58) TECHNICIAN


 Salary poll received: 05 Sep 2017
High School, 4-8 years: "Fix Machines Repair MACHINES Fix Machines."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 27,067
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 360,000


(#57) ACTUARIAL SUPPORT AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST TECHNICIAN


 Salary poll received: 05 Sep 2017
Tshwane    Insurance    Other Insurance Career  (Actuarial support and product development specialist technician)

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Product development for long term insurance company Actuarial calculations and model building."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 31,578
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 420,000


(#56) OWNER / DEO


 Salary poll received: 05 Sep 2017
Cape Town    Management & Business    Director  (Owner / DEO)

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "We develop travel tech for the travel industry."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 54,135
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 720,000


(#55) SOFTWARE AND ELECTRICAL


 Salary poll received: 04 Sep 2017
Cape Town    Engineers & Technicians    Electrical Engineer  (Software and Electrical)

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Development of electrical systems for catalysis test units. Development of software and control systems of catalysis test units."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 31,578
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 420,000


(#54) RESEARCH ANALYST


 Salary poll received: 04 Sep 2017
Cape Town    Marketing, Sales, Purchase    Market Research  (Research analyst)

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Industry research across industry verticals, including market sizing, competitive benchmarking and industry trends."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 17,143
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 228,000


(#53) ACCOUNTANT


 Salary poll received: 30 Aug 2017
Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Financial accountant for 4 african countries."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 31,578
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 420,000


(#52) HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 29 Aug 2017
Cape Town    Human Resources    Human Resources Manager  (Human Resources Manager)

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "• Implementation and management of working conditions, contracts of employment, work place agreements, performance management, leave and absence management, disciplinary and grievance procedures. • Advise clients on the recruitment, selection and placement process. • Participate and identify appropriate individuals for selection panels. • Oversee induction and onboarding for new hires. • Formulation, maintenance and implementation of Human Resources policies and procedures. • Representation at CCMA for all related issues. • Handle all internal and Dept. of Labour complaints. • Chairing all internal disciplinary hearings. • Advising employees & management on rules, policies and Labour laws. • Consultations and retrenchments • Chairing monthly Employee Committee meetings • Handling strikes • Wage Negotiations • Union Liaison • Manage all HR/IR administration."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 45,112
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 600,000


(#51) AUDIT ASSISTANT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 21 Aug 2017
Johannesburg    Accounting & Administration    Audit Manager  (Audit assistant manager)

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Planning and completing audit engagements Supervising and coaching junior staff members."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 30,075
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 400,000


(#50) SENIOR DATABASE DEVELOPER


 Salary poll received: 17 Aug 2017
Cape Town    IT & Telecommunication    Database Developer  (Senior Database Developer)

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "T-SQL Database Developer. Schema changes, stored procedures. Some C# development."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 60,149
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 800,000


(#49) SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 16 Aug 2017
Cape Town    IT & Telecommunication    IT Manager  (Software Development Manager)

Some College, 8-12 years: "I am responsible for the management of a team consisting of ten development and two QA resources that estimate and carry out the development, testing, documentation and delivery of software applications. I ensure that development work is planned and monitored and results are delivered to time, budget and quality targets. I am also responsible for the selection and planning of projects and related activities to achieve a set of business objectives. About 75% of my time is still dedicated to programming and technical development work as well as report generation and data analysis."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 70,766
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 941,200


(#48) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 15 Aug 2017
Johannesburg    Management & Business    Business Development Manager  (Business Development Manager)

High School, 20+ years: "Country Development Commercial Management Logistics Marketing."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 93,984
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,250,000


(#47) TEACHER


 Salary poll received: 11 Aug 2017
Education & University    Teacher  (teacher)

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Teaching taking care of children, building them into better leaders of tomorrow."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 18,045
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 240,000


(#46) TRAINEE ACCOUNTANT


 Salary poll received: 08 Aug 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Audit functions- External Planning, Fieldwork and finalisation."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 11,278
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 150,000


(#45) FINANCIAL MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 08 Aug 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "• Overseeing the accounts department, advising on and overseeing complex accounting entries and reviewing the ledger and trial balance on a regular basis. • Report directly to CFO and CEO. • Perform monthly detailed contract analysis and management reports. • Prepare and review individual and consolidated Annual Financial Statements and liaising with auditors to ensure audit budget and reporting deadlines are met. • Preparing and finalising year end journals and ensuring an accurate the year end system roll over. • Overseeing foreign operations by reviewing monthly reporting, advising foreign accounts departments on intergroup transactions in line with transfer pricing and ensuring SARB requirement are met. • Ensuring the maintenance of the fixed asset register, performing annual impairment testing and assessing the classification of upgrades and modifications. • Management of statutory functions in conjunction with consultants and ensuring all the companies comply with all applicable statutory requirements. •Responsible for responding to all SARS queries along with preparing income tax and provisional tax calculations and liaising with the tax consultants to ensure timely review and accurate submission. •Implementing, maintaining and updating of the group Transfer Pricing Policy. • Overseeing the company insurance claims and the annual renewal. • Maintaining relationships with bankers, lawyers and other stakeholders."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 48,120
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 640,000


(#44) CEO


 Salary poll received: 07 Aug 2017
Some College, 20+ years: "Complete overall responsibility for the operation of the business."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 131,577
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,750,000


(#43) QA MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 05 Aug 2017
Some College, 20+ years: "Manage QA team testing web and mobile applications."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 48,360
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 643,200


(#42) BUSINESS DEVELOPEMENT MANAGER: SOUTHERN & EAST AFRICA


 Salary poll received: 03 Aug 2017
Cape Town    Management & Business    Business Development Manager  (Business Developement Manager: Southern & East Africa)

High School, 16-20 years: "Securing contracts with mobile network operators in Africa to enable our global Clients to offer and monetise their services in each country."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 56,390
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 750,000


(#41) PROGRAMME MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 02 Aug 2017
Cape Town    Health Care & Medical    Clinical Coordinator  (Programme Manager)

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Programme Management, monitoring and evaluation, report writing, management of project finance."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 37,593
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 500,000


(#40) LAWYER


 Salary poll received: 26 Jul 2017
Mangaung    Law    Lawyer  (Lawyer)

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Labour and litigation Lawyer. Trials, mediations and arbitrations."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 20,000
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 266,000


(#39) MANAGING DIRECTOR


 Salary poll received: 26 Jul 2017
Mbombela    Engineers & Technicians    Engineering Manager  (Managing Director)

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Knowledge, experience and the ability to think laterally."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 124,058
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,650,000


(#38) UROLOGIST


 Salary poll received: 22 Jul 2017
eThekwini    Health Care & Medical    Surgeon  (Urologist)

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "HOD head of department. Tertiary hospital and care."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 105,262
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,400,000


(#37) FUND ACCOUNTING


 Salary poll received: 21 Jul 2017
Cape Town    Finance & Banking    Financial Analyst  (Fund accounting)

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Reporting Reconciliations Building instrument pricing models Serve on valuation boards."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 88,720
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,180,000


(#36) SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT


 Salary poll received: 21 Jul 2017
Johannesburg    IT & Telecommunication II    Computer Architect  (Solutions Architect)

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Architecture services for consulting and presales. Both Solutions and Enterprise Architect."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 90,224
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,200,000


(#35) ENGINEERING MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 20 Jul 2017
Johannesburg    Engineers & Technicians    Engineering Manager  (engineering manager)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Industrial engineering mechanical engineering manufacturing engineering."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 81,202
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,080,000


(#34) SENIOR MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 17 Jul 2017
Johannesburg    Management & Business    Manager  (Senior Manager)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Consulting for the Big 4 with a focus on Transfer Pricing."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 71,428
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 950,000


(#33) TECHNICAL ADVISOR


 Salary poll received: 17 Jul 2017
Agriculture & Fishing    Agriculture Technician  (Technical Advisor)

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Sales managing, different areas in western cape."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 22,556
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 300,000


(#32) MANAGING DIRECTOR


 Salary poll received: 14 Jul 2017
Johannesburg    Management & Business    Director  (Managing Director)

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Operating factories which produce Coin Operated Pool tables."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 67,668
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 900,000


(#31) SENIOR ASSOCIATE


 Salary poll received: 13 Jul 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Auditing Financial reporting Review."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 15,789
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 210,000


(#30) CONSULTANT


 Salary poll received: 07 Jul 2017
Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Tax work, analysis, working on a computer, looking at AFS."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 75,187
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,000,000


(#29) SHAREPOINT PRINCIPAL TECHNICAL CONSULTANT


 Salary poll received: 06 Jul 2017
Cape Town    IT & Telecommunication    Web Developer  (SharePoint Principal Technical Consultant)

Some College, 20+ years: "Minimum 5 years’ experience developing solutions with SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013 and SharePoint Online ? Minimum 5 years’ experience working with SharePoint Designer 2007, 2010 and 2013 and SharePoint Online ? Knowledge of image manipulation software (e.g. Adobe CS6) ? Familiarity of CSS, HTML, JavaScript, and jQuery ? Strong Knowledge of InfoPath, Sharegate, Microsoft stack of products ? Experienced in gathering business and technical requirements ? 20+ years IT experience 6+ years of experience in developing web-based solutions."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 45,112
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 600,000


(#28) JOURNALIST


 Salary poll received: 26 Jun 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Freelance writing for print and online publications, with a commission paid per article."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 12,782
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 170,000


(#27) VIDEO PRODUCER


 Salary poll received: 21 Jun 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Edit Videos, Grade, Animate, Motion Graphics."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 18,571
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 247,000


(#26) IT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 21 Jun 2017
Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "To Manage Complete aspects of Information Technology and to Head Support Team."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 21,338
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 283,800


(#25) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 15 Jun 2017
Some College, 20+ years: "Product Portfolio Development Manager."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 105,262
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,400,000


(#24) INVESTMENT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 15 Jun 2017
Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Executive Retail Sales and Service insurance, financial planning and life."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 180,448
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 2,400,000


(#23) PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 15 Jun 2017
Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Business development in metallurgical processing field."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 4,511
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 60,000


(#22) DIRECTOR


 Salary poll received: 14 Jun 2017
Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Business consultant in the forestry and related industry."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 90,224
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,200,000


(#21) PROJECT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 14 Jun 2017
Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Management of Clinical Trials in the country."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 57,368
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 763,000


(#20) LEAD SALESMEN OR SALESWOMEN


 Salary poll received: 13 Jun 2017
Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Regional Sales manager in Africa."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 11,278
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 150,000


(#19) INSURANCE


 Salary poll received: 12 Jun 2017
Some College, 16-20 years: "Insurance broker independent retirement planning."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 75,187
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,000,000


(#18) DOCTOR SPECIALIST


 Salary poll received: 11 Jun 2017
Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Specialist physician with 6 years experience as a medical doctor."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 75,187
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,000,000


(#17) HUMAN RESOURCE HUNTER


 Salary poll received: 06 Jun 2017
Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "We search for top talent in the financial services sector."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 90,224
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,200,000


(#16) HUMAN RESOURCE HUNTER


 Salary poll received: 05 Jun 2017
Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Permanent and contract recruitment of staff in Africa in industries such as mining, engineering, construction etc."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 41,353
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 550,000


(#15) GENERAL MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 24 May 2017
Some College, 20+ years: "GM for distribution company, Beauty and Cosmetic field."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 73,683
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 980,000


(#14) MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 23 May 2017
Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "I manage people and do process improvements."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 30,075
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 400,000


(#13) OTHER MARKETING CAREER


 Salary poll received: 22 May 2017
Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Market Research Analyst responsible for lead identification and market research for Spanish investors and exporters in the country."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 29,984
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 398,790


(#12) CHEMICAL ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 19 May 2017
Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Chemical Engireering doctoral studies."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 9,022
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 120,000


(#11) SENIOR ACCOUNTANT


 Salary poll received: 19 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Preparing AFS and tax compliance."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 18,797
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 250,000


(#10) OTHER AGRICULTURE CAREER


 Salary poll received: 18 May 2017
High School, 20+ years: "General managing of sheep farm and maintenance of fences and buildings."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 27,067
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 360,000


(#9) MARKETING


 Salary poll received: 17 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Public Relations for a variety of brands - fashion, lifestyle, food."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 13,534
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 180,000


(#8) CIVIL ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 17 May 2017
Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Pavement engineer and project manager."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 78,946
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,050,000


(#7) CEO


 Salary poll received: 17 May 2017
Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Bussiness consultant firm. CEO does the overseas the rest of the firm and handles main complications and deals."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 9,022
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 120,000


(#6) TECHNICAL MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 16 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Mine Surveyor, Senior Pit Surveyor."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 63,909
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 850,000


(#5) PROGRAM MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 16 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Compliling Project Plans, Implementing Project Plans, Monitoring Progress."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,360
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 590,000


(#4) ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN


 Salary poll received: 12 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "EPC Projects Oil and gas sector."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 24,436
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 325,000


(#3) IT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 11 May 2017
Some College, 8-12 years: "Network Management for Telecoms."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 31,578
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 420,000


(#2) CISCO CERTIFIED SPECIALIST


 Salary poll received: 10 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Routing specialist, design, cost, deploy, support."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 301
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 4,000


(#1) MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 07 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Strategy development and alignment; Risk management; Investment analysis; Continuous improvement;."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 90,224
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,200,000



 INTRODUCTION  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.


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 SURVEY BY LEVELS  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls % in level % earn at least
Less ZAR 7,000 US$ 526 02 0.07 % 100 %
1K ZAR 17,000 US$ 1,157 02 0.07 % 99.93 %
2K ZAR 33,333 US$ 2,167 03 0.11 % 99.85 %
4K ZAR 41,895 US$ 4,155 24 0.89 % 99.74 %
8K ZAR 76,402 US$ 7,779 149 5.50 % 98.86 %
15K ZAR 139,616 US$ 15,216 462 17.05 % 93.36 %
25K ZAR 231,086 US$ 24,936 446 16.46 % 76.30 %
35K ZAR 312,949 US$ 34,565 398 14.69 % 59.84 %
45K ZAR 403,954 US$ 44,890 299 11.04 % 45.15 %
55K ZAR 517,594 US$ 54,990 213 7.86 % 34.11 %
65K ZAR 610,366 US$ 65,379 193 7.12 % 26.25 %
75K ZAR 730,603 US$ 75,110 122 4.50 % 19.12 %
85K ZAR 762,084 US$ 84,821 97 3.58 % 14.62 %
95K ZAR 947,457 US$ 93,718 59 2.18 % 11.04 %
105K ZAR 1,042,236 US$ 105,189 44 1.62 % 7.05 %
115K ZAR 998,289 US$ 114,877 49 1.81 % 8.86 %
125K ZAR 1,269,280 US$ 125,016 19 0.70 % 3.65 %
135K ZAR 1,213,733 US$ 134,699 48 1.77 % 5.43 %
145K ZAR 1,428,600 US$ 145,733 09 0.33 % 2.44 %
155K ZAR 1,506,416 US$ 154,539 16 0.59 % 2.10 %
165K ZAR 1,392,857 US$ 165,208 14 0.52 % 2.95 %
More ZAR 1,898,903 US$ 212,012 41 1.51 % 1.51 %
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 SURVEY BY YEARS  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
2017 ZAR 682,406 US$ 51,308 189
2016 ZAR 704,886 US$ 44,038 159
2015 ZAR 539,969 US$ 47,019 197
2014 ZAR 496,865 US$ 44,943 405
2013 ZAR 413,226 US$ 46,427 262
2012 ZAR 348,227 US$ 45,899 548
2011 ZAR 354,225 US$ 48,744 949

 SURVEY BY GENDER  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
Male ZAR 558,579 US$ 53,312 1,096
Female ZAR 356,445 US$ 34,489 640
ZAR 353,115 US$ 48,547 973

 SURVEY BY EDUCATION  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
Doctorate Degree ZAR 781,152 US$ 80,898 56
Masters Degree ZAR 665,860 US$ 68,956 384
Bachelors Degree ZAR 455,661 US$ 49,353 1,232
Some College ZAR 327,945 US$ 36,797 698
High School ZAR 285,298 US$ 30,910 322
Bellow H. School ZAR 136,941 US$ 16,964 17

 SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
20+ Years ZAR 721,501 US$ 70,954 357
16-20 Years ZAR 675,677 US$ 69,153 255
12-16 Years ZAR 619,630 US$ 65,105 296
8-12 Years ZAR 455,274 US$ 50,889 446
4-8 Years ZAR 338,323 US$ 38,621 531
2-4 Years ZAR 259,906 US$ 30,399 380
1-2 Years ZAR 200,787 US$ 23,686 197
0-1 Year ZAR 200,828 US$ 24,621 247

 SURVEY BY AGES  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
69-74 ZAR 85,799 US$ 5,360 01
63-68 ZAR 836,000 US$ 72,174 11
57-62 ZAR 659,955 US$ 61,701 31
51-56 ZAR 740,187 US$ 65,484 69
45-50 ZAR 748,243 US$ 71,883 194
39-44 ZAR 668,676 US$ 61,312 266
33-38 ZAR 539,576 US$ 51,590 360
27-32 ZAR 353,850 US$ 35,056 494
22-26 ZAR 208,002 US$ 21,598 282
16-21 ZAR 313,623 US$ 37,041 28
ZAR 353,115 US$ 48,547 973

 SURVEY BY FIELDS  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
1. Management & Business Management & Business ZAR 709,246 US$ 75,049 368
2. Engineers & Technicians V Engineers & Technicians V ZAR 572,512 US$ 68,474 28
3. Properties & Real Estates Properties & Real Estates ZAR 600,440 US$ 66,113 25
4. Health Care & Medical Health Care & Medical ZAR 565,896 US$ 56,782 49
5. Finance & Banking Finance & Banking ZAR 485,617 US$ 54,188 190
6. IT & Telecommunication IT & Telecommunication ZAR 491,508 US$ 52,939 258
7. Engineers & Technicians IV Engineers & Technicians IV ZAR 450,275 US$ 51,400 23
8. Engineers & Technicians Engineers & Technicians ZAR 462,957 US$ 50,274 190
9. Engineers & Technicians II Engineers & Technicians II ZAR 474,554 US$ 49,330 15
10. IT & Telecommunication II IT & Telecommunication II ZAR 433,010 US$ 48,404 122
11. Marketing, Sales, Purchase Marketing, Sales, Purchase ZAR 408,886 US$ 45,353 142
12. Law Law ZAR 396,713 US$ 44,771 51
13. Insurance Insurance ZAR 419,292 US$ 43,213 53
14. Construction & Labor Workers Construction & Labor Workers ZAR 399,549 US$ 42,540 44
15. Human Resources Human Resources ZAR 395,563 US$ 39,952 152
16. Logistics, Road, Railway Logistics, Road, Railway ZAR 346,830 US$ 39,824 39
17. Health Care & Medical II Health Care & Medical II ZAR 344,802 US$ 38,916 58
18. Salesmen & Saleswomen Salesmen & Saleswomen ZAR 343,039 US$ 36,194 36
19. Automobile Automobile ZAR 330,657 US$ 35,937 14
20. Manufacturing & Labor Workers Manufacturing & Labor Workers ZAR 331,783 US$ 35,459 44
21. Accounting & Administration Accounting & Administration ZAR 330,095 US$ 34,653 338
22. Education & University Education & University ZAR 295,163 US$ 32,672 134
23. Architect Constructions Architect Constructions ZAR 308,969 US$ 30,509 31
24. Media Media ZAR 258,869 US$ 29,800 52
25. Making Design Making Design ZAR 255,815 US$ 28,813 27
26. Agriculture & Fishing Agriculture & Fishing ZAR 269,245 US$ 27,540 22
27. Organization & Coordination Organization & Coordination ZAR 231,311 US$ 27,020 35
28. Hotels & Tourism Hotels & Tourism ZAR 233,478 US$ 25,581 33
29. Customer Services Customer Services ZAR 233,720 US$ 25,427 36
30. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs Restaurants, Inns, Pubs ZAR 115,653 US$ 12,967 13

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 SURVEY BY CAREERS  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
1. Director ZAR 1,028,165 US$ 109,150 68
2. General Manager ZAR 907,853 US$ 96,255 46
3. IT Manager ZAR 798,885 US$ 80,808 58
4. Engineering Manager ZAR 735,535 US$ 75,598 21
5. IT Project Manager ZAR 683,807 US$ 74,726 28
6. Chartered Accountant ZAR 775,723 US$ 73,427 49
7. Manager ZAR 690,765 US$ 71,922 49
8. Business Development Manager ZAR 757,563 US$ 70,812 24
9. Other Engineer Career ZAR 572,234 US$ 68,054 27
10. Finance Manager ZAR 598,986 US$ 66,456 31
11. Marketing Manager ZAR 552,284 US$ 62,327 29
12. Operations Manager ZAR 537,323 US$ 61,359 26
13. Project Manager ZAR 501,086 US$ 57,350 26
14. Mechanical Engineer ZAR 461,009 US$ 54,429 35
15. Human Resources Manager ZAR 509,404 US$ 50,754 55
16. Other Finance Career ZAR 449,004 US$ 50,374 40
17. Engineer ZAR 470,071 US$ 50,255 38
18. Sales Manager ZAR 384,478 US$ 49,151 23
19. Software Developer ZAR 399,036 US$ 43,393 41
20. Other IT Career ZAR 443,297 US$ 43,039 25
21. Other Human Resource Career ZAR 437,805 US$ 41,901 33
22. Lawyer ZAR 380,521 US$ 39,223 23
23. Other Management Career ZAR 352,372 US$ 34,742 24
24. Accountant ZAR 325,954 US$ 32,818 30
25. IT Coordinator ZAR 265,179 US$ 29,880 24
26. Other Administration Career ZAR 238,233 US$ 27,487 19
27. Lecturer ZAR 263,698 US$ 25,350 23
28. Administrator ZAR 171,184 US$ 20,155 19
29. Human Resource Administrator ZAR 157,038 US$ 16,964 27
30. Trainee Accountant ZAR 121,920 US$ 12,114 23

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 SURVEY BY WORK  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
Permanent ZAR 432,929 US$ 47,330 2,430
Contract ZAR 436,842 US$ 44,615 163
Self Employed ZAR 642,971 US$ 57,695 83
Part Time ZAR 221,802 US$ 20,211 33

 SURVEY BY CITIES  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
1. Emfuleni ZAR 696,418 US$ 90,500 09
2. Mangaung ZAR 495,968 US$ 54,336 20
3. Johannesburg ZAR 503,799 US$ 54,014 1,250
4. Thulamela ZAR 593,333 US$ 53,669 03
5. Emalahleni ZAR 436,217 US$ 52,334 25
6. Tshwane ZAR 414,953 US$ 45,386 227
7. eThekwini ZAR 393,001 US$ 42,474 176
8. Cape Town ZAR 388,434 US$ 42,316 625
9. Polokwane ZAR 369,190 US$ 42,004 26
10. Mbombela ZAR 352,000 US$ 36,510 18
11. Ekurhuleni ZAR 322,612 US$ 36,245 94
12. Rustenburg ZAR 370,368 US$ 34,869 15
13. Buffalo, South Africa ZAR 329,829 US$ 34,371 23
14. Nelson Mandela Bay Metro ZAR 303,520 US$ 33,073 64
15. Msunduzi ZAR 301,227 US$ 30,842 20
16. Matlosana ZAR 215,540 US$ 24,013 05
17. Madibeng ZAR 255,000 US$ 23,066 02

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 SURVEY BY COUNTRIES  SOUTH AFRICA

Salary USD Polls
1. Switzerland Switzerland CHF 115,757 US$ 123,527 762
2. Norway Norway NOK 639,611 US$ 88,987 647
3. Australia Australia AU$ 96,453 US$ 88,515 2,435
4. United States United States US$ 80,631 US$ 80,631 17,416
5. Germany Germany EUR 62,622 US$ 78,879 1,451
6. United Kingdom United Kingdom GBP 48,964 US$ 74,446 3,369
7. France France EUR 58,842 US$ 73,260 762
8. Canada Canada CA$ 75,594 US$ 70,824 4,156
9. Finland Finland EUR 55,303 US$ 69,651 312
10. Italy Italy EUR 54,101 US$ 68,335 764
11. Mexico Mexico MXN 741,275 US$ 49,496 347
12. South Africa ZAR 437,028 US$ 47,153 2,709
13. Slovenia Slovenia EUR 33,789 US$ 43,273 205
14. Croatia Croatia HRK 194,662 US$ 32,157 309
15. Malaysia Malaysia MYR 100,195 US$ 29,459 4,811
16. India India INR 1,124,845 US$ 19,499 5,716

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