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

14.51 ZAR = 1 USD

640,924 ZAR

$44,179 USD
Johannesburg

810,299 ZAR

246,626 ZAR

$17,000 USD

Average Salary / Cape Town

Average salary in Cape Town is 640,924 ZAR per year. The most typical earning is 246,626 ZAR. All data are based on 954 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 712,315 ZAR. Women receive a salary of 520,817 ZAR.

The most paid careers are Health Care & Medical with average income 1,178,004 ZAR and Management & Business with income 976,351 ZAR.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of 1,090,960 ZAR. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of 850,136 ZAR.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of 940,082 ZAR. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive 826,924 ZAR.

Levels / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

Salary Levels (ZAR) per Year Surveys [%]
43,500 ZAR - 72,499 ZAR
0 n/a
72,500 ZAR - 145,099 ZAR
22 100%
2.31%
145,100 ZAR - 217,599 ZAR
77 97.69%
8.07%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
217,600 ZAR - 290,099 ZAR
106 89.62%
11.11%
290,100 ZAR - 362,699 ZAR
93 78.51%
9.75%
362,700 ZAR - 435,199 ZAR
97 68.76%
10.17%
435,200 ZAR - 507,699 ZAR
87 58.6%
9.12%
507,800 ZAR - 580,299 ZAR
56 49.48%
5.87%
580,300 ZAR - 652,799 ZAR
56 43.61%
5.87%
652,800 ZAR - 725,399 ZAR
63 37.74%
6.6%
725,400 ZAR - 797,899 ZAR
49 31.13%
5.14%
797,900 ZAR - 870,399 ZAR
39 26%
4.09%
870,400 ZAR - 942,999 ZAR
28 21.91%
2.94%
943,000 ZAR - 1,015,499 ZAR
40 18.97%
4.19%
1,015,500 ZAR - 1,087,999 ZAR
16 14.78%
1.68%
1,088,100 ZAR - 1,160,599 ZAR
19 13.1%
1.99%
1,160,600 ZAR - 1,233,099 ZAR
17 11.11%
1.78%
1,233,100 ZAR - 1,305,699 ZAR
16 9.33%
1.68%
1,305,700 ZAR - 1,378,199 ZAR
13 7.65%
1.36%
1,378,200 ZAR - 1,450,699 ZAR
7 6.29%
0.73%
1,450,700 ZAR - 1,523,299 ZAR
7 5.56%
0.73%
1,523,300 ZAR - 1,595,799 ZAR
4 4.82%
0.42%
1,595,800 ZAR - 1,668,299 ZAR
6 4.4%
0.63%
1,668,400 ZAR - 1,740,899 ZAR
4 3.77%
0.42%
1,740,900 ZAR - 1,813,399 ZAR
3 3.35%
0.31%
1,813,400 ZAR - 1,885,999 ZAR
0 n/a
1,886,000 ZAR - 1,958,499 ZAR
5 3.04%
0.52%
1,958,500 ZAR - 2,030,999 ZAR
5 2.52%
0.52%
2,031,000 ZAR - 2,103,599 ZAR
1 1.99%
0.1%
2,103,600 ZAR - 2,176,099 ZAR
1 1.89%
0.1%
HIGH SALARIES
2,176,100 ZAR - 2,321,199 ZAR
2 1.78%
0.21%
2,321,200 ZAR - 2,466,299 ZAR
1 1.57%
0.1%
2,466,300 ZAR - 2,611,299 ZAR
2 1.47%
0.21%
2,611,300 ZAR - 2,756,399 ZAR
2 1.26%
0.21%
2,756,400 ZAR - 2,901,499 ZAR
2 1.05%
0.21%
2,901,500 ZAR - 3,046,499 ZAR
5 0.84%
0.52%
3,046,600 ZAR - 3,191,599 ZAR
0 n/a
3,191,600 ZAR - 3,336,699 ZAR
2 0.31%
0.21%
3,336,700 ZAR - 3,481,799 ZAR
0 n/a
3,481,800 ZAR - 3,626,799 ZAR
0 n/a
3,626,900 ZAR - 5,077,599 ZAR
1 0.1%
0.1%

Gender / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 437 712,315 ZAR
2 Women 284 520,817 ZAR

Education / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 26 1,090,960 ZAR
2 Masters Degree 139 850,136 ZAR
3 Bachelors Degree 453 649,933 ZAR
4 Some College 235 533,874 ZAR
5 High School 99 446,829 ZAR
6 Bellow H. School 2 326,417 ZAR

Experience / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 136 940,082 ZAR
2 16-20 Years 86 826,924 ZAR
3 12-16 Years 141 793,557 ZAR
4 8-12 Years 160 628,172 ZAR
5 4-8 Years 178 587,551 ZAR
6 2-4 Years 134 407,659 ZAR
7 0-1 Year 59 361,235 ZAR
8 1-2 Years 60 327,868 ZAR

Age / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 61-65 8 1,276,655 ZAR
2 46-50 59 899,461 ZAR
3 66-70 1 853,038 ZAR
4 41-45 86 837,079 ZAR
5 51-55 32 832,727 ZAR
6 36-40 127 713,766 ZAR
7 56-60 12 668,793 ZAR
8 n/a 233 652,835 ZAR
9 31-35 171 593,354 ZAR
10 26-30 171 477,295 ZAR
11 21-25 52 277,092 ZAR
12 14-20 2 239,372 ZAR

Work Type / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Contract 68 668,793 ZAR
2 Permanent 839 641,229 ZAR
3 Self Employed 39 631,074 ZAR
4 Part Time 8 445,378 ZAR

Career Groups / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Health Care & Medical 16 1,178,004 ZAR
2 Management & Business 125 976,351 ZAR
3 Arts, Culture, Performance 4 964,745 ZAR
4 Public Sector 4 928,476 ZAR
5 Law 21 924,124 ZAR
6 Properties & Real Estates 9 866,094 ZAR
7 Engineers & Technicians IV 8 837,079 ZAR
8 Engineers & Technicians V 7 805,163 ZAR
9 Engineers & Technicians III 3 765,993 ZAR
10 Engineers & Technicians 56 677,497 ZAR
11 Construction & Labor Workers 12 677,497 ZAR
12 IT & Programming II 46 648,483 ZAR
13 IT & Programming 113 647,032 ZAR
14 Organization & Coordination 5 645,581 ZAR
15 Architect Constructions 8 629,623 ZAR
16 Finance & Banking 69 620,918 ZAR
17 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 47 618,017 ZAR
18 Health Care & Medical II 21 596,256 ZAR
19 Insurance 21 590,453 ZAR
20 Logistics, Road, Railway 12 583,199 ZAR
21 Salesmen & Saleswomen 11 573,044 ZAR
22 Agriculture & Fishing 10 558,536 ZAR
23 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 17 549,832 ZAR
24 Human Resources 72 530,972 ZAR
25 Military 2 526,620 ZAR
26 Media 18 472,942 ZAR
27 Accounting & Administration 98 459,886 ZAR
28 Education & University 50 442,477 ZAR
29 Engineers & Technicians II 5 420,716 ZAR
30 Fashion 8 417,814 ZAR
31 Customer Services 17 381,545 ZAR
32 Aviation & Shipping 2 367,038 ZAR
33 Making Design 11 327,868 ZAR
34 Geography & Geodesy 3 327,868 ZAR
35 Sports & Recreation 5 317,713 ZAR
36 Archaeology & History 1 298,853 ZAR
37 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 8 287,247 ZAR
38 Hotels & Tourism 6 284,346 ZAR
39 Automobile 2 281,444 ZAR
40 Security & Fireguard 1 176,990 ZAR

Careers / Cape Town (Gross ZAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Director 28 1,489,915 ZAR
2 Doctor 7 1,375,306 ZAR
3 Lawyer 9 1,357,897 ZAR
4 CEO 5 1,224,428 ZAR
5 Engineering Manager 5 1,030,028 ZAR
6 General Manager 16 999,563 ZAR
7 Business Development Manager 8 953,139 ZAR
8 System Administrator 5 934,279 ZAR
9 Civil Engineer 6 896,560 ZAR
10 Manager 15 886,405 ZAR
11 Chartered Accountant 16 860,291 ZAR
12 IT Project Manager 13 855,939 ZAR
13 Other Engineer Career 6 831,276 ZAR
14 Mechanical Engineer 7 821,121 ZAR
15 IT Manager 26 805,163 ZAR
16 Database Administrator 6 805,163 ZAR
17 Project Manager 13 757,288 ZAR
18 Finance Manager 12 750,035 ZAR
19 Sales Manager 9 736,978 ZAR
20 Operations Manager 9 732,626 ZAR
21 Financial Analyst 8 716,668 ZAR
22 Other Management Career 11 697,808 ZAR
23 Database Developer 6 690,554 ZAR
24 Logistics Manager 6 665,891 ZAR
25 Architect 7 661,539 ZAR
26 Human Resources Manager 34 660,088 ZAR
27 Software Engineer 8 639,778 ZAR
28 Other Insurance Career 6 639,778 ZAR
29 Insurance 5 632,524 ZAR
30 Risk Analyst 6 607,862 ZAR
31 Engineer 12 603,509 ZAR
32 Manufacturing 6 603,509 ZAR
33 Other Agriculture Career 6 600,608 ZAR
34 Marketing Manager 7 590,453 ZAR
35 Other IT Career 13 584,650 ZAR
36 Senior Accountant 6 580,298 ZAR
37 Electrical Engineer 5 577,396 ZAR
38 Other Manufacturing Career 6 555,635 ZAR
39 Other Medical Career 9 542,578 ZAR
40 Software Developer 23 536,775 ZAR
41 Editor 7 500,507 ZAR
42 Other Finance Career 19 496,154 ZAR
43 Lecturer 6 496,154 ZAR
44 .NET Developer 7 494,704 ZAR
45 Human Resource 8 491,802 ZAR
46 Financial Accountant 5 490,351 ZAR
47 Accountant 13 459,886 ZAR
48 Other Human Resource Career 13 416,363 ZAR
49 Payroll Administrator 6 409,110 ZAR
50 Human Resource Coordinator 5 378,644 ZAR
51 Technician 6 359,784 ZAR
52 IT Coordinator 7 345,277 ZAR
53 Restaurant Manager 5 306,107 ZAR
54 Office Administrator 5 285,796 ZAR
55 Human Resource Administrator 8 252,429 ZAR
56 Call Center 7 252,429 ZAR
57 Administrative Assistant 9 236,471 ZAR
58 Trainee Accountant 7 204,555 ZAR

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Supply Chain Food Safety Manager
Posted 25 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 896,100 ZAR

Chief Opertaing Officer
Posted 22 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 718,000 ZAR

Social Worker
Posted 19 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town High School 0-1 Year Basic 725,400 ZAR

Senior Fund Administrator
Posted 19 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 362,700 ZAR

Chief Hr Officer
Posted 17 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 1,889,300 ZAR

Hr Manager
Posted 14 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 850,200 ZAR

Lead
Posted 14 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 566,800 ZAR

Recruitment Consultant
Posted 12 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 190,900 ZAR

Medical Research Manager
Posted 11 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 705,500 ZAR

Hr Recruitment Associate
Posted 06 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 277,400 ZAR

Hr Consultant
Posted 04 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 261,300 ZAR

Actuarial Analyst
Posted 04 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 659,200 ZAR

It Manager
Posted 04 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 4-8 Years Advanced 801,600 ZAR

Finance Business Partner
Posted 04 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 824,100 ZAR

Business Intelligence
Posted 23 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 16-20 Years Advanced 944,700 ZAR

Frontend Developer
Posted 19 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town High School 2-4 Years Intermediate 627,100 ZAR

Human Resources Manager
Posted 10 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 8-12 Years Advanced 1,218,300 ZAR

Electrician
Posted 07 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 241,200 ZAR

Manager
Posted 01 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 663,300 ZAR

Hrbp
Posted 18 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 2-4 Years Advanced 217,100 ZAR

Managing Director
Posted 08 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert 2,009,900 ZAR

Sr. Application Engineer
Posted 29 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 630,200 ZAR

Managing Director
Posted 27 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 1,973,000 ZAR

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 19 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 1,400,000 ZAR

Hr Officer
Posted 13 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 386,900 ZAR

Human Resources
Posted 12 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate 671,000 ZAR

Restaurant Manager
Posted 04 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 217,100 ZAR

Sales Manager
Posted 03 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town High School 8-12 Years Advanced 192,900 ZAR

Secretary
Posted 26 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 1-2 Years Intermediate 856,800 ZAR

Senior Accountant
Posted 26 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 736,400 ZAR

Compensation And Benefits Officer
Posted 23 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town High School 4-8 Years Advanced 312,800 ZAR

Director Strategy
Posted 20 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 940,600 ZAR

Assistant Accountant
Posted 17 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town High School 8-12 Years Basic 289,400 ZAR

Senior Legal Advisor
Posted 16 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 1,105,500 ZAR

Credit Manager
Posted 15 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 16-20 Years Advanced 723,600 ZAR

Payroll Administrator
Posted 12 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 2-4 Years Advanced 370,700 ZAR

Operations Manager
Posted 12 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 938,100 ZAR

Estimator
Posted 12 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 4-8 Years Advanced 330,200 ZAR

Project Manager
Posted 12 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 361,800 ZAR

Software Development Manager
Posted 02 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 1,005,000 ZAR

Gm Purchasing
Posted 24 June 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town High School 8-12 Years Advanced 1,236,100 ZAR

Programmer
Posted 05 June 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 266,300 ZAR

Human Resource Manager
Posted 24 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 513,400 ZAR

Software Developer
Posted 16 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a 410,500 ZAR

Contracts Manager
Posted 12 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 16-20 Years n/a 977,500 ZAR

Accountant
Posted 09 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 258,000 ZAR

Principal
Posted 06 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a 439,900 ZAR

Qa Tech Lead
Posted 04 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Masters Degree 12-16 Years n/a 1,075,200 ZAR

Tech Support Lead
Posted 06 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Some College 8-12 Years n/a 258,000 ZAR

Human Resource Manager
Posted 28 January 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cape Town Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 316,700 ZAR


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