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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

18.2 ZAR = 1 USD

807,096 ZAR

$44,347 USD
Johannesburg

1,014,716 ZAR

309,392 ZAR

$17,000 USD

Average Salary / Cape Town

Average salary in Cape Town is 807,096 ZAR per year. The most typical earning is 309,392 ZAR. All data are based on 980 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 900,878 ZAR. Women receive a salary of 655,184 ZAR.

The most paid careers are Health Care & Medical with average income 1,703,479 ZAR and Management & Business with income 1,221,190 ZAR.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of 1,479,624 ZAR. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of 1,055,574 ZAR.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of 1,179,331 ZAR. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive 1,073,774 ZAR.

Levels / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

Salary Levels (ZAR) per Year Surveys [%]
54,600 ZAR - 90,999 ZAR
0 n/a
91,000 ZAR - 181,999 ZAR
22 100%
2.24%
182,000 ZAR - 272,999 ZAR
78 97.76%
7.96%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
273,000 ZAR - 363,999 ZAR
111 89.8%
11.33%
364,000 ZAR - 454,999 ZAR
94 78.47%
9.59%
455,000 ZAR - 545,999 ZAR
99 68.88%
10.1%
546,000 ZAR - 636,999 ZAR
90 58.78%
9.18%
637,000 ZAR - 727,999 ZAR
56 49.59%
5.71%
728,000 ZAR - 818,999 ZAR
59 43.88%
6.02%
819,000 ZAR - 909,999 ZAR
66 37.86%
6.73%
910,000 ZAR - 1,000,999 ZAR
52 31.12%
5.31%
1,001,000 ZAR - 1,091,999 ZAR
40 25.82%
4.08%
1,092,000 ZAR - 1,182,999 ZAR
28 21.73%
2.86%
1,183,000 ZAR - 1,273,999 ZAR
41 18.88%
4.18%
1,274,000 ZAR - 1,364,899 ZAR
16 14.69%
1.63%
1,365,000 ZAR - 1,455,899 ZAR
20 13.06%
2.04%
1,456,000 ZAR - 1,546,899 ZAR
17 11.02%
1.73%
1,547,000 ZAR - 1,637,899 ZAR
16 9.29%
1.63%
1,638,000 ZAR - 1,728,899 ZAR
13 7.65%
1.33%
1,729,000 ZAR - 1,819,899 ZAR
7 6.33%
0.71%
1,820,000 ZAR - 1,910,899 ZAR
7 5.61%
0.71%
1,911,000 ZAR - 2,001,899 ZAR
4 4.9%
0.41%
2,002,000 ZAR - 2,092,899 ZAR
6 4.49%
0.61%
2,092,900 ZAR - 2,183,899 ZAR
5 3.88%
0.51%
2,183,900 ZAR - 2,274,899 ZAR
3 3.37%
0.31%
2,274,900 ZAR - 2,365,899 ZAR
0 n/a
2,365,900 ZAR - 2,456,899 ZAR
5 3.06%
0.51%
2,456,900 ZAR - 2,547,899 ZAR
5 2.55%
0.51%
2,547,900 ZAR - 2,638,899 ZAR
1 2.04%
0.1%
2,638,900 ZAR - 2,729,899 ZAR
1 1.94%
0.1%
HIGH SALARIES
2,729,900 ZAR - 2,911,899 ZAR
2 1.84%
0.2%
2,911,900 ZAR - 3,093,899 ZAR
1 1.63%
0.1%
3,093,900 ZAR - 3,275,899 ZAR
2 1.53%
0.2%
3,275,900 ZAR - 3,457,899 ZAR
2 1.33%
0.2%
3,457,900 ZAR - 3,639,899 ZAR
2 1.12%
0.2%
3,639,900 ZAR - 3,821,899 ZAR
5 0.92%
0.51%
3,821,900 ZAR - 4,003,899 ZAR
0 n/a
4,003,900 ZAR - 4,185,899 ZAR
2 0.41%
0.2%
4,185,900 ZAR - 4,367,899 ZAR
0 n/a
4,367,900 ZAR - 4,549,899 ZAR
0 n/a
4,549,900 ZAR - 6,369,799 ZAR
2 0.2%
0.2%

Gender / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 449 900,878 ZAR
2 Women 298 655,184 ZAR

Education / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 29 1,479,624 ZAR
2 Masters Degree 146 1,055,574 ZAR
3 Bachelors Degree 464 813,520 ZAR
4 Some College 237 667,924 ZAR
5 High School 102 558,726 ZAR
6 Bellow H. School 2 409,490 ZAR

Experience / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 136 1,179,331 ZAR
2 16-20 Years 94 1,073,774 ZAR
3 12-16 Years 143 999,156 ZAR
4 8-12 Years 161 788,041 ZAR
5 4-8 Years 181 738,902 ZAR
6 2-4 Years 139 516,867 ZAR
7 0-1 Year 62 456,809 ZAR
8 1-2 Years 64 407,670 ZAR

Age / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 61-65 9 1,534,223 ZAR
2 51-55 34 1,181,151 ZAR
3 46-50 61 1,117,453 ZAR
4 66-70 1 1,070,134 ZAR
5 41-45 90 1,046,474 ZAR
6 36-40 130 888,138 ZAR
7 n/a 233 818,980 ZAR
8 56-60 14 817,160 ZAR
9 31-35 174 744,362 ZAR
10 26-30 178 598,765 ZAR
11 21-25 54 345,791 ZAR
12 14-20 2 300,292 ZAR

Work Type / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Contract 69 859,019 ZAR
2 Permanent 863 806,240 ZAR
3 Self Employed 40 786,221 ZAR
4 Part Time 8 558,726 ZAR

Career Groups / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Health Care & Medical 17 1,703,479 ZAR
2 Management & Business 129 1,221,190 ZAR
3 Arts, Culture, Performance 4 1,210,271 ZAR
4 Public Sector 4 1,164,772 ZAR
5 Law 21 1,159,312 ZAR
6 Properties & Real Estates 9 1,086,514 ZAR
7 Engineers & Technicians IV 8 1,050,114 ZAR
8 Engineers & Technicians III 3 960,937 ZAR
9 Engineers & Technicians V 9 875,399 ZAR
10 Construction & Labor Workers 12 849,919 ZAR
11 Engineers & Technicians 58 835,360 ZAR
12 IT & Programming II 46 813,520 ZAR
13 IT & Programming 113 811,700 ZAR
14 Organization & Coordination 5 809,880 ZAR
15 Architect Constructions 8 789,861 ZAR
16 Finance & Banking 73 778,941 ZAR
17 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 48 766,201 ZAR
18 Health Care & Medical II 21 748,002 ZAR
19 Insurance 21 740,722 ZAR
20 Logistics, Road, Railway 12 731,622 ZAR
21 Salesmen & Saleswomen 11 718,882 ZAR
22 Agriculture & Fishing 11 689,763 ZAR
23 Human Resources 76 677,023 ZAR
24 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 18 667,924 ZAR
25 Military 2 660,644 ZAR
26 Media 18 593,305 ZAR
27 Accounting & Administration 102 582,386 ZAR
28 Education & University 52 571,466 ZAR
29 Engineers & Technicians II 5 527,787 ZAR
30 Fashion 8 524,147 ZAR
31 Customer Services 17 478,648 ZAR
32 Aviation & Shipping 2 460,448 ZAR
33 Making Design 11 411,310 ZAR
34 Geography & Geodesy 3 411,310 ZAR
35 Sports & Recreation 5 398,570 ZAR
36 Archaeology & History 1 374,911 ZAR
37 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 8 360,351 ZAR
38 Hotels & Tourism 6 356,711 ZAR
39 Automobile 2 353,071 ZAR
40 Security & Fireguard 1 222,034 ZAR

Careers / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctor 8 2,174,848 ZAR
2 Director 29 1,839,976 ZAR
3 Lawyer 9 1,703,479 ZAR
4 CEO 6 1,636,140 ZAR
5 Engineering Manager 5 1,292,169 ZAR
6 General Manager 16 1,253,950 ZAR
7 Business Development Manager 8 1,195,711 ZAR
8 Civil Engineer 6 1,124,733 ZAR
9 Manager 15 1,111,993 ZAR
10 IT Project Manager 13 1,073,774 ZAR
11 Chartered Accountant 18 1,042,835 ZAR
12 Other Engineer Career 6 1,042,835 ZAR
13 Mechanical Engineer 7 1,030,095 ZAR
14 IT Manager 26 1,010,075 ZAR
15 Database Administrator 6 1,010,075 ZAR
16 University Professor 6 999,156 ZAR
17 Project Manager 14 944,557 ZAR
18 Finance Manager 13 937,277 ZAR
19 Sales Manager 9 924,537 ZAR
20 Operations Manager 9 919,078 ZAR
21 Other Management Career 11 875,399 ZAR
22 Database Developer 6 866,299 ZAR
23 Human Resources Manager 37 842,639 ZAR
24 Logistics Manager 6 835,360 ZAR
25 Financial Analyst 9 831,720 ZAR
26 Architect 7 829,900 ZAR
27 Software Engineer 8 802,600 ZAR
28 Other Insurance Career 6 802,600 ZAR
29 Risk Analyst 6 762,561 ZAR
30 Engineer 12 757,101 ZAR
31 Manufacturing 6 757,101 ZAR
32 Marketing Manager 7 740,722 ZAR
33 Other IT Career 13 733,442 ZAR
34 Senior Accountant 6 727,982 ZAR
35 Human Resource Hunter 5 727,982 ZAR
36 Other Agriculture Career 7 726,162 ZAR
37 Other Manufacturing Career 6 697,043 ZAR
38 Electrical Engineer 6 686,123 ZAR
39 Other Medical Career 9 680,663 ZAR
40 Lecturer 7 675,203 ZAR
41 Software Developer 23 673,383 ZAR
42 Other Finance Career 20 629,704 ZAR
43 Editor 7 627,884 ZAR
44 .NET Developer 7 620,605 ZAR
45 Human Resource 8 616,965 ZAR
46 Accountant 13 576,926 ZAR
47 Other Human Resource Career 13 522,327 ZAR
48 Payroll Administrator 6 513,227 ZAR
49 Human Resource Coordinator 5 475,008 ZAR
50 Technician 6 451,349 ZAR
51 Electrical Technician 5 434,969 ZAR
52 IT Coordinator 7 433,149 ZAR
53 Restaurant Manager 5 384,010 ZAR
54 Office Administrator 5 358,531 ZAR
55 Human Resource Administrator 8 316,672 ZAR
56 Call Center 7 316,672 ZAR
57 Administrative Assistant 9 296,652 ZAR
58 Trainee Accountant 7 256,613 ZAR

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

50/50  Senior Lecturer (Man)
Posted 17 May 2024

What I do?

"Supply chains and logistics."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 994,800 ZAR

49/50  Quality Manager (Woman)
Posted 08 May 2024

What I do?

"New product development and growing into quality manager."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 298,400 ZAR

48/50  BIM Modeler (Man)
Posted 22 April 2024

What I do?

"Autodesk Revit."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town High School 1-2 Years Advanced 334,200 ZAR

47/50  Sales And Office Administrator (Woman)
Posted 15 November 2023

What I do?

"Office Administration Capture invoicing Stock management Event coordination."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town High School 4-8 Years Intermediate 836,600 ZAR

46/50  Office Manager (Woman)
Posted 12 July 2023

What I do?

"Office management & facilities."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town High School 12-16 Years Expert 326,400 ZAR

45/50  Office Administrator (Woman)
Posted 12 September 2022

What I do?

"Administer processes of obtaining and submitting documentation to medical aids for review to obtain authorizations for funding and submit claims for processing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 16-20 Years Expert 409,200 ZAR

44/50  Director (Man)
Posted 11 September 2022

What I do?

"Non profit sector, international development, reporting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert 1,049,300 ZAR

43/50  Financial Manager (Man)
Posted 08 September 2022

What I do?

"Head of finance."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 755,500 ZAR

42/50  Research Director (Man)
Posted 02 September 2022

What I do?

"Design research."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert 958,500 ZAR

41/50  Lab Technician (Woman)
Posted 01 September 2022

What I do?

"Lab work in agricultural biotechnology."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 219,900 ZAR

40/50  Sales Executive (Woman)
Posted 31 August 2022

What I do?

"Sell Products to various customers."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 338,300 ZAR

39/50  Credit Risk Manager (Man)
Posted 26 July 2022

What I do?

"Managing Credit risk from an origination perspective."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 2-4 Years Expert 1,184,000 ZAR

38/50  Hr Director (Man)
Posted 26 July 2022

What I do?

"Overall management of all HR and Operations functions."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 1,443,900 ZAR

37/50  Hr Manager (Woman)
Posted 26 July 2022

What I do?

"Manage HR function."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 626,100 ZAR

36/50  Doctor (Man)
Posted 26 July 2022

What I do?

"Performing surgical operations."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert 5,324,100 ZAR

35/50  Chief Executive (Woman)
Posted 22 July 2022

What I do?

"All finance, operations, strategy."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Intermediate 2,129,600 ZAR

34/50  Hr Manager (Woman)
Posted 20 July 2022

What I do?

"Generalist HR Management Work."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 937,000 ZAR

33/50  Finance Director (Man)
Posted 18 July 2022

What I do?

"Compiliation of Management accounts."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 894,400 ZAR

32/50  Engineer (Man)
Posted 18 July 2022

What I do?

"Engineering."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 596,300 ZAR

31/50  Field Application Engineer (Man)
Posted 14 July 2022

What I do?

"Hardware design Embedded design CAD project management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 497,100 ZAR

30/50  Analyst (Woman)
Posted 11 July 2022

What I do?

"Analyst."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 742,700 ZAR

29/50  Talent Acquisition Partner (Woman)
Posted 15 June 2022

What I do?

"Headhunting skilled candidates in IT and the SAP markets."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 512,000 ZAR

28/50  Investment Analyst (Man)
Posted 13 June 2022

What I do?

"Analyse investments."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 292,900 ZAR

27/50  Operations Manager (Woman)
Posted 13 June 2022

What I do?

"Management of managers; process mapping and implementation; reporting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 753,000 ZAR

26/50  Quality Control (Woman)
Posted 28 May 2022

What I do?

"Quality Control - Packing Instruction control - Office Management - PA to MD."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 0-1 Year Intermediate 564,500 ZAR

25/50  Operations Manager (Woman)
Posted 25 May 2022

What I do?

"Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 876,000 ZAR

24/50  Supply Chain Food Safety Manager (Man)
Posted 25 March 2022

What I do?

"Certification."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 1,124,200 ZAR

23/50  Chief Opertaing Officer (Woman)
Posted 22 March 2022

What I do?

"Managing operations Developing procedures Financial management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 900,700 ZAR

22/50  Social Worker (Woman)
Posted 19 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town High School 0-1 Year Basic 910,000 ZAR

21/50  Senior Fund Administrator (Man)
Posted 19 February 2022

What I do?

"Managing various admin tasks for the client."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 455,100 ZAR

20/50  Chief Hr Officer (Woman)
Posted 17 February 2022

What I do?

"Strategic."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 2,370,100 ZAR

19/50  Hr Manager (Man)
Posted 14 February 2022

What I do?

"Strategic HR Management Org Design Business Consulting Change Management Strategic Planning Management Succession Planning Talent Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 1,066,600 ZAR

18/50  Lead (Man)
Posted 14 February 2022

What I do?

"Chemical."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 711,000 ZAR

17/50  Recruitment Consultant (Man)
Posted 12 January 2022

What I do?

"Recruiting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 239,500 ZAR

16/50  Medical Research Manager (Woman)
Posted 11 January 2022

What I do?

"Managing a team of healthcare workers in primary care; implementation of health services, conducting clinical research, policy and advocacy."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 885,000 ZAR

15/50  Hr Recruitment Associate (Woman)
Posted 06 January 2022

What I do?

"Recruitment in the legal sector."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 348,000 ZAR

14/50  Hr Consultant (Man)
Posted 04 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 327,800 ZAR

13/50  Actuarial Analyst (Man)
Posted 04 January 2022

What I do?

"SQL coding experience used for specific data extraction task. Intermediate to advance excel knowledge. Quarterly report production and summary write-up done."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 827,000 ZAR

12/50  It Manager (Man)
Posted 04 January 2022

What I do?

"Network Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 4-8 Years Advanced 1,005,600 ZAR

11/50  Finance Business Partner (Woman)
Posted 04 January 2022

What I do?

"Analysis, reporting, financial controlling."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 1,033,800 ZAR

10/50  Business Intelligence (Man)
Posted 23 November 2021

What I do?

"SAS Programming, QlikView, Power BI, Data Analysis, ETL."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 16-20 Years Advanced 1,185,100 ZAR

9/50  Frontend Developer (Woman)
Posted 19 November 2021

What I do?

"Programming, coding, website development."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town High School 2-4 Years Intermediate 786,700 ZAR

8/50  Human Resources Manager (Man)
Posted 10 November 2021

What I do?

"Employment Relations, Payroll Management, Training Management, Performance management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 8-12 Years Advanced 1,528,300 ZAR

7/50  Electrician (Man)
Posted 07 November 2021

What I do?

"Residential."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 302,600 ZAR

6/50  Manager (Man)
Posted 01 November 2021

What I do?

"Design, supermvision."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 832,100 ZAR

5/50  Hrbp (Man)
Posted 18 October 2021

What I do?

"HRBP - Idustrial Relations."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 2-4 Years Advanced 272,300 ZAR

4/50  Managing Director (Man)
Posted 08 October 2021

What I do?

"Business management, Strategic Management and Planning. Execution of Business plan, Leadership."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert 2,521,400 ZAR

3/50  Sr. Application Engineer (Man)
Posted 29 September 2021

What I do?

"• Application design of products. • Research and develop ideas for new products • Improve performance, efficiency and aesthetics of present systems • Customer support with integration and design for manufacturing • Customer support with product release • Embedded microcontroller code development • Design of Evaluation kits, including hardware, firmware, software and documentation • Development of marketing and other collateral material."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 790,600 ZAR

2/50  Managing Director (Man)
Posted 27 September 2021

What I do?

"Manage and grow the business."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 2,475,100 ZAR

1/50  Senior Software Engineer (Man)
Posted 19 September 2021

What I do?

"I design, write and maintain software for mobile and desktop systems."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 1,756,300 ZAR


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