Average salary for South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA

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POLLS  i

2,396


AVERAGE GROSS SALARY  i

ZAR 401,203


AVERAGE NET SALARY  i

ZAR 280,279


MOST FREQUENT SALARY  i

ZAR 168,172

MOST FREQUENT ( USD ) i

US$ 14,602

 
INDIV. SALARY CITY POSTED
Lead Salesmen or Saleswomen ZAR 950,000 Johannesburg 10 Feb 2016  Details »
Other Finance Career ZAR 500,000 Johannesburg 10 Feb 2016  Details »
Financial Analyst ZAR 200,000 Ekurhuleni 09 Feb 2016  Details »
Healthcare Management ZAR 1,250,000 Johannesburg 04 Feb 2016  Details »
Travel Coordinator ZAR 420,000 Johannesburg 04 Feb 2016  Details »
IT Project Manager ZAR 1,400,000 Johannesburg 03 Feb 2016  Details »
Electrical Engineer ZAR 1,380,000 Johannesburg 02 Feb 2016  Details »
Director ZAR 600,000 Johannesburg 01 Feb 2016  Details »
CPA - Certified Public Accountant ZAR 650,000 Johannesburg 31 Jan 2016  Details »
Database Administrator ZAR 1,000,000 Johannesburg 30 Jan 2016  Details »
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01. SURVEY BY LEVELS :: South Africa

Frequencies

 Most frequent salary is ZAR 168,172
 15.69 % earn at least ZAR 717,806
 22.25 % earn at least ZAR 511,000
 64.44 % earn at least ZAR 280,456

SALARY ( US ) POLLS ( % ) ( % ) EARN AT LEAST
N/A ZAR 511,000 US$ 43,742 01 0.04 % 22.25 %
Less ZAR 78,906 US$ 6,852 267 11.14 % 100 % Survey »
1K ZAR 168,172 US$ 14,602 585 24.42 % 88.86 % Survey »
2K ZAR 280,456 US$ 24,348 493 20.58 % 64.44 % Survey »
4K ZAR 393,959 US$ 34,202 306 12.77 % 43.86 % Survey »
8K ZAR 505,068 US$ 43,850 212 8.85 % 31.09 % Survey »
15K ZAR 602,552 US$ 52,246 156 6.51 % 22.20 % Survey »
25K ZAR 717,806 US$ 62,277 93 3.88 % 15.69 % Survey »
35K ZAR 823,035 US$ 71,249 75 3.13 % 11.81 % Survey »
45K ZAR 936,871 US$ 81,189 72 3.01 % 8.68 % Survey »
55K ZAR 1,014,104 US$ 87,794 23 0.96 % 5.68 % Survey »
65K ZAR 1,193,720 US$ 103,421 43 1.79 % 4.72 % Survey »
75K ZAR 1,303,007 US$ 113,091 12 0.50 % 2.25 % Survey »
85K ZAR 1,297,575 US$ 111,872 16 0.67 % 2.92 % Survey »
95K ZAR 1,528,035 US$ 132,786 14 0.58 % 1.75 % Survey »
105K ZAR 1,648,500 US$ 142,871 10 0.42 % 1.17 % Survey »
115K ZAR 1,665,666 US$ 143,743 06 0.25 % 0.75 % Survey »
125K ZAR 1,850,000 US$ 160,765 01 0.04 % 0.50 % Survey »
135K ZAR 2,023,200 US$ 175,270 05 0.21 % 0.46 % Survey »
155K ZAR 2,280,000 US$ 195,168 02 0.08 % 0.25 % Survey »
165K ZAR 2,348,821 US$ 203,073 03 0.13 % 0.17 % Survey »
More ZAR 3,000,000 US$ 260,700 01 0.04 % 0.04 % Survey »

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02. SURVEY BY YEARS :: South Africa

Personal Report »
SALARY ( US ) POLLS
2016 ZAR 553,587 US$ 47,387 32 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 509,132 US$ 44,105 875 Survey »
Female ZAR 314,252 US$ 27,234 548 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 723,220 US$ 62,777 48 Survey »
Masters Degree ZAR 628,577 US$ 54,485 313 Survey »
Bachelors Degree ZAR 420,901 US$ 36,514 1,071 Survey »
Some College ZAR 304,341 US$ 26,404 649 Survey »
High School ZAR 265,748 US$ 23,025 298 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 640,248 US$ 55,478 289 Survey »
16-20 Years ZAR 627,714 US$ 54,371 213 Survey »
12-16 Years ZAR 562,674 US$ 48,789 255 Survey »
8-12 Years ZAR 432,329 US$ 37,518 399 Survey »
4-8 Years ZAR 327,305 US$ 28,407 488 Survey »
2-4 Years ZAR 250,856 US$ 21,775 338 Survey »
1-2 Years ZAR 190,646 US$ 16,557 179 Survey »
0-1 Year ZAR 203,942 US$ 17,712 235 Survey »

06. SURVEY BY AGES :: South Africa

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
63-68 ZAR 455,111 US$ 39,355 09 Survey »
57-62 ZAR 602,883 US$ 52,191 29 Survey »
51-56 ZAR 586,149 US$ 50,764 54 Survey »
45-50 ZAR 693,688 US$ 60,120 156 Survey »
39-44 ZAR 590,536 US$ 51,103 213 Survey »
33-38 ZAR 481,549 US$ 41,701 292 Survey »
27-32 ZAR 327,673 US$ 28,415 410 Survey »
22-26 ZAR 201,126 US$ 17,447 235 Survey »
16-21 ZAR 329,858 US$ 28,660 25 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 649,300 US$ 56,301 313 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 450,127 US$ 39,059 175 Survey »
IT & Telecommunication IT & Telecommunication ZAR 447,309 US$ 38,779 222 Survey »
Engineers & Technicians Engineers & Technicians ZAR 434,940 US$ 37,720 168 Survey »
Engineers & Technicians IV Engineers & Technicians IV ZAR 423,015 US$ 36,760 22 Survey »
IT & Telecommunication II IT & Telecommunication II ZAR 409,239 US$ 35,486 110 Survey »
Law Law ZAR 393,189 US$ 34,145 47 Survey »
Marketing, Sales, Purchase Marketing, Sales, Purchase ZAR 380,171 US$ 32,991 126 Survey »
Insurance Insurance ZAR 360,255 US$ 31,258 49 Survey »
Health Care & Medical II Health Care & Medical II ZAR 355,576 US$ 30,844 53 Survey »
Human Resources Human Resources ZAR 355,311 US$ 30,792 137 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 »
Manufacturing & Labor Workers Manufacturing & Labor Workers ZAR 315,118 US$ 27,345 39 Survey »
Logistics, Road, Railway Logistics, Road, Railway ZAR 314,161 US$ 27,278 37 Survey »
Accounting & Administration Accounting & Administration ZAR 290,686 US$ 25,205 287 Survey »
Education & University Education & University ZAR 288,290 US$ 25,029 119 Survey »
Media Media ZAR 262,920 US$ 22,789 48 Survey »
Agriculture & Fishing Agriculture & Fishing ZAR 245,441 US$ 21,268 19 Survey »
Architect Constructions Architect Constructions ZAR 245,598 US$ 21,265 26 Survey »
Hotels & Tourism Hotels & Tourism ZAR 239,251 US$ 20,689 31 Survey »
Making Design Making Design ZAR 235,960 US$ 20,469 25 Survey »
Organization & Coordination Organization & Coordination ZAR 225,520 US$ 19,581 33 Survey »
Customer Services Customer Services ZAR 191,586 US$ 16,643 34 Survey »

08. SURVEY BY CAREERS :: South Africa

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Director ZAR 959,591 US$ 83,208 58 Survey »
General Manager ZAR 828,964 US$ 71,736 40 Survey »
IT Manager ZAR 749,090 US$ 64,901 43 Survey »
Manager ZAR 690,686 US$ 59,896 43 Survey »
IT Project Manager ZAR 671,664 US$ 58,199 25 Survey »
Engineering Manager ZAR 648,125 US$ 56,212 18 Survey »
Business Development Manager ZAR 640,719 US$ 55,614 16 Survey »
Chartered Accountant ZAR 630,706 US$ 54,601 36 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 527,534 US$ 45,815 24 Survey »
Marketing Manager ZAR 518,471 US$ 45,031 26 Survey »
Human Resources Manager ZAR 484,573 US$ 41,959 51 Survey »
Project Manager ZAR 471,052 US$ 40,828 24 Survey »
Engineer ZAR 463,991 US$ 40,263 34 Survey »
Mechanical Engineer ZAR 429,858 US$ 37,269 33 Survey »
Other Finance Career ZAR 418,688 US$ 36,292 38 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 »
Software Developer ZAR 351,482 US$ 30,450 34 Survey »
Other Human Resource Career ZAR 340,606 US$ 29,483 29 Survey »
Other Management Career ZAR 328,362 US$ 28,499 20 Survey »
Accountant ZAR 299,172 US$ 25,910 24 Survey »
Lecturer ZAR 252,266 US$ 21,860 19 Survey »
Other Administration Career ZAR 251,790 US$ 21,840 17 Survey »
IT Coordinator ZAR 245,882 US$ 21,367 23 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

Personal Report »
SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Permanent ZAR 399,395 US$ 34,646 2,178 Survey »
Contract ZAR 392,566 US$ 34,018 134 Survey »
Self Employed ZAR 564,693 US$ 48,847 60 Survey »
Part Time ZAR 204,769 US$ 17,735 24 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 454,817 US$ 39,455 1,098 Survey »
Emalahleni ZAR 436,217 US$ 37,873 25 Survey »
Mangaung ZAR 414,075 US$ 35,971 18 Survey »
Tshwane ZAR 391,014 US$ 33,905 203 Survey »
Polokwane ZAR 388,706 US$ 33,762 24 Survey »
eThekwini ZAR 370,838 US$ 32,167 152 Survey »
Cape Town ZAR 358,225 US$ 31,062 553 Survey »
Ekurhuleni ZAR 316,417 US$ 27,436 88 Survey »
Buffalo, South Africa ZAR 313,477 US$ 27,124 19 Survey »
Msunduzi ZAR 292,279 US$ 25,302 17 Survey »
Rustenburg ZAR 288,886 US$ 25,066 13 Survey »
Nelson Mandela Bay Metro ZAR 283,591 US$ 24,587 59 Survey »
Mbombela ZAR 282,250 US$ 24,375 16 Survey »

11. SURVEY BY COUNTRIES ( ALL CAREERS )

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Switzerland Switzerland CHF 110,916 US$ 119,304 595 Survey »
United States United States US$ 78,923 US$ 78,923 15,115 Survey »
United Kingdom United Kingdom GBP 47,635 US$ 72,820 2,610 Survey »
Australia Australia AU$ 93,024 US$ 72,625 2,035 Survey »
Germany Germany EUR 62,218 US$ 70,589 1,119 Survey »
France France EUR 58,366 US$ 66,225 568 Survey »
Canada Canada CA$ 74,194 US$ 59,270 3,748 Survey »
Mexico Mexico MXN 700,530 US$ 46,843 229 Survey »
India India INR 1,068,852 US$ 17,209 4,586 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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