average salary in South Africa South Africa

info SALARY PROFILES
3,329
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 47,359
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
ZAR 466,406
info AVG. NET SALARY
ZAR 320,443
  UPDATED: 15 Oct 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 31%

What is average salary in South Africa?

Based on our survey (3,329 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary in South Africa is ZAR 466,406. Average NET salary is ZAR 320,443. The most frequent GROSS salary is ZAR 246,512. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 4-8 Years.

Career Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Human Resources Manager ZAR 561,246 US$ 52,146 79
Director ZAR 1,028,273 US$ 105,891 78
IT Manager ZAR 777,533 US$ 76,362 70
Chartered Accountant ZAR 818,845 US$ 74,646 63
Manager ZAR 663,880 US$ 66,355 62
General Manager ZAR 982,066 US$ 97,071 60
Engineer ZAR 486,259 US$ 48,782 49
Software Developer ZAR 396,020 US$ 41,364 49
Mechanical Engineer ZAR 470,089 US$ 52,020 43
Finance Manager ZAR 645,469 US$ 66,252 40
City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Johannesburg ZAR 536,426 US$ 54,382 1,514
Cape Town ZAR 422,427 US$ 42,815 788
Tshwane ZAR 445,622 US$ 45,388 288
eThekwini ZAR 428,045 US$ 43,547 211
Ekurhuleni ZAR 337,025 US$ 35,738 113
Nelson Mandela Bay Metro ZAR 330,256 US$ 32,868 89
Polokwane ZAR 421,655 US$ 44,030 32
Buffalo, South Africa ZAR 339,471 US$ 33,037 32

Salary profiles from individual employees for South Africa

Below is the list of 3,329 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

HOW MUCH TO PAY EMPLOYEES?
WHAT SALARY SHOULD YOU ASK FOR?

(100/100) MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST


 Posted: 15 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "performs and analyses the results of complex scientific tests on blood and bodily fluids. These highly trained professionals work in hospitals and independent laboratories using sophisticated procedures and equipment. perform data analysis on performance related data in the lab."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 185,000
US$ 15,054

(99/100) PROGRAMME OFFICER


 Posted: 06 Sep 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "International development"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,500,000
US$ 122,055

(98/100) PRINT SPECIALIST


 Posted: 03 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Deal with Print marketing material"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 240,000
US$ 19,529

(97/100) GM 7 HR


 Posted: 03 Sep 2019

      

High School, 20+ years: "Make sure all employees are well looked after in company, make sure Company is well run"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 156,000
US$ 12,694

(96/100) RESTAURANT MANAGER


 Posted: 02 Sep 2019

      

Some College, 16-20 years: "Very good career exiting and chalenging"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 360,000
US$ 29,293

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(95/100) HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER


 Posted: 30 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS, OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT, SALARIES, BENEFITS"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 280,000
US$ 22,784

(94/100) ANALYST


 Posted: 30 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Analysing digital media"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 295,200
US$ 24,021

(93/100) ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage my department, marketing,"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 860,000
US$ 69,978

(92/100) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Design Drawings Analysis"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 180,000
US$ 14,647

(91/100) SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 23 Aug 2019

      

Bellow H. School, 4-8 years: "Finding better prices and routes with less tolls"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 655,210
US$ 53,315

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(90/100) GENERAL PRACTITIONER


 Posted: 18 Aug 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Treat patients"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 3,000,000
US$ 244,111

(89/100) BIOSTATISTICIAN


 Posted: 16 Aug 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Research in medical field, responsible for design and analysis of research studies in medical field"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 460,000
US$ 37,430

(88/100) HEAD OF TALENT


 Posted: 16 Aug 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Talent Management, Leadership Development, Learning and Development"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 520,000
US$ 42,313

(87/100) OPERATIONS DIRECTOR


 Posted: 16 Aug 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Oversee all operations and finances for the company"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 500,000
US$ 40,685

(86/100) QUALITY AND FOOD SAFETY SENIOR TECHNOLOGIST


 Posted: 13 Aug 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Implementation and ongoing quality assurance for an internal and external set of quality and food safety management standards"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 420,000
US$ 34,176

(85/100) PAYROLL MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Aug 2019

      

Some College, 16-20 years: "Payroll Manager for Powerstations and Sasol. Admin of unions and metal industries"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 720,000
US$ 58,587

(84/100) SOFTWARE TESTER


 Posted: 12 Aug 2019

      

Some College, 2-4 years: "Quality assurance"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 27,900
US$ 2,270

(83/100) SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGN


 Posted: 12 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Design and create visual media"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,000,000
US$ 81,370

(82/100) CREATIVE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 11 Aug 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Management of brand across the board - design, marketing, production. Create new lines, brief product development, quality control, style, marketing, sales."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 400,000
US$ 32,548

(81/100) PERSONAL ASSISTANT


 Posted: 09 Aug 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Diary management etc"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 409,000
US$ 33,280

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(80/100) EDUCATOR


 Posted: 09 Aug 2019

   

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Mathematics educator for grade 8 and 9"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 208,000
US$ 16,925

(79/100) COMPANY SECRETARY


 Posted: 09 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Corporate Administration"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,300,000
US$ 105,781

(78/100) EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT


 Posted: 09 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "EA FOR 2 YEARS FOR A PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 166,000
US$ 13,507

(77/100) CHIEF FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONS OFFICER


 Posted: 05 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "IT and Business Consulting"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,014,084
US$ 82,516

(76/100) SOUS CHEF


 Posted: 04 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Cooking, plating, menu development and logistical management"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 350,000
US$ 28,480

(75/100) OPERATIONS MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Aug 2019

      

High School, 1-2 years: "manger operations"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 420,000
US$ 34,176

(74/100) SOLUTION SPECIALIST


 Posted: 04 Aug 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Research, write specifications, develop and maintain a corporate intranet. Also research, write specifications, develop and maintain Microsoft CRM for a call centre (sales module)."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 378,000
US$ 30,758

(73/100) PHLEBOTOMIST


 Posted: 04 Aug 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Collecting blood and non-blood specimens"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 200,000
US$ 16,274

(72/100) DRIVES TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 31 Jul 2019

   

Some College, 12-16 years: "plc programming and drives and instrumentation maintenance"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 780,000
US$ 63,469

(71/100) LECTURING FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING


 Posted: 20 Jul 2019

   

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "I teach at tvet college in kwazulu natal Newcastle."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 320,000
US$ 26,038

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(70/100) PROGRAMME MANAGER


 Posted: 20 Jul 2019

      

High School, 8-12 years: "Responsible for overseeing academic programmes as well as projects and responsible for the project management of projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 199,500
US$ 16,233

(69/100) FINANCIAL MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Accounting, tax planning, cashflow"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 570,000
US$ 46,381

(68/100) DIRECTOR


 Posted: 12 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Developing and executing communications plans for companies or brands"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 600,000
US$ 48,822

(67/100) MEDICAL SECRETARY


 Posted: 12 Jul 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "All administrative duties, billing and invoicing,.medical authorisation"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 130,000
US$ 10,578

(66/100) SYSTEMS ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Jul 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Deploy and patch management of servers"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 420,000
US$ 34,176

(65/100) HEAD OF HR


 Posted: 09 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Heading up the HR team Strategic HR"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 585,000
US$ 47,602

(64/100) SENIOR LECTURER


 Posted: 06 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Lecture Communication NQF Level 5 at Higher Education and Training college. Teaching English Second Language."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 460,000
US$ 37,430

(63/100) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 05 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "costing accouting, reporting and management administration"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 300,000
US$ 24,411

(62/100) OPERATIONS MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Jul 2019

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "Managing SLA, exceeding sales target, managing budgets,improving process, recruitment, coaching, discipline action"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 520,000
US$ 42,313

(61/100) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 05 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Accountant for 11 companies"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 299,000
US$ 24,330

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(60/100) AIRWORTHINESS INSPECTOR


 Posted: 05 Jul 2019

      

High School, 20+ years: "Working for the Civil Aviation Authority conducting safety oversight and audits over all local operators."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 930,000
US$ 75,674

(59/100) MECHANICS


 Posted: 03 Jul 2019

   

Some College, 16-20 years: "Fixing cars, call outs, team leader, vehicle testing and pdi"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 300,000
US$ 24,411

(58/100) SENIOR CONSULTANT FP&A


 Posted: 03 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Graduate trainee for 3 years, accountant at PWC,international experience in SAP Finance business partner, Senior accountant and then consulting in accounting and finally a senior consultant in financial planning and analysis. 9 years working experience"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 620,000
US$ 50,450

(57/100) GRADE 4


 Posted: 03 Jul 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Teaching class of 25 all learning areas specializing in science and mathematics"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 365,000
US$ 29,700

(56/100) INTERN


 Posted: 03 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "compliance and auditing"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 84,000
US$ 6,835

(55/100) PROFESSOR


 Posted: 02 Jul 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "publishing research and postgraduate teaching"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 730,000
US$ 59,400

(54/100) CAPTAIN


 Posted: 02 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Charter pilot working mostly outside the borders of RSA"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,350,000
US$ 109,850

(53/100) TEACHER


 Posted: 02 Jul 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Teaching English to Gr 5 learners"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 391,188
US$ 31,831

(52/100) PROCESS MANAGER


 Posted: 02 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Process Engineering of mineral process systems"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 2,000,000
US$ 162,741

(51/100) DEPUTY DIRECTOR: SUPPLY CHAIN AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Budget, Salaries, appoint suppliers, Human Resource, Payments management"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 964,470
US$ 78,479

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(50/100) HVAC CONSULTANT


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Designing HVAC systems, handling their procurement and managing the installation contract."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 360,000
US$ 29,293

(49/100) PRINT OPERATOR


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

      

Some College, 2-4 years: "Digital printing"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 162,000
US$ 13,182

(48/100) SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Manage a team of Electrical Design and Software engineers, as well as a team of draughtsman. Support and approve drawings and designs for large projects (upwards of R30Mil)"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 700,000
US$ 56,959

(47/100) GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Hygiene management"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,100,000
US$ 89,507

(46/100) SUPPORT ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Jun 2019

      

High School, 12-16 years: "Microsoft support engineer for the the past 15 years"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 216,000
US$ 17,576

(45/100) LEAD TECHNICAL


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "Team lead of development staff. System design."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,000,000
US$ 81,370

(44/100) IT OPERATIONS MANAGER


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Run IT department"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,000,000
US$ 81,370

(43/100) GIS TECHNOLOGIAT


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "• Design and implementation of GIS database • Database Design and Administration • Spatial data capturing, analysing, maintenance and management of complex geo-database systems. • Map production, display, queries • Spatial Analysis and development management"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 452,700
US$ 36,836

(42/100) METALLURGICAL TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

      

Some College, 2-4 years: "Laboratory testwork milling flotation flocculation solvent exchange activated carbon analyses Metal determination in carbon samples"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 168,000
US$ 13,670

(41/100) PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO MD AND CUSTOMER LIAISON OFFICER


 Posted: 26 Jun 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Handling and attending to all customer complaints, queries, enquiries, managing all travel both local and international, car hire and hotel accommodation, applying for various visas required for international travel, processing and monitoring SPECIAL COD ORDERS for customer that are unable to find products in the retail stores, co-ordinating quarterly management meetings, co-ordinating weekly Monday executive team meetings, co-ordinating and sourcing venues etc twice yearly for new product range roadshows to retailers, monitoring all personal to relieve on switchboard, preparation of price increase letters to all retailers/customers that purchase product from us, processing or purchase orders, and gate passes to get product to models, consumers etc. Preparation and processing all expense claims for staff personal that have travelled - and forecasting weekly for all expense claims to be paid out."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 270,000
US$ 21,970

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(40/100) TEACH LEARNERS


 Posted: 26 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Teach at primary school"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 275,000
US$ 22,377

(39/100) HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER


 Posted: 25 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Full HR function"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 541,200
US$ 44,038

(38/100) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 25 Jun 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Lead, plan, develop."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,000,000
US$ 81,370

(37/100) IMPLEMENTATION MANAGER


 Posted: 25 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Technology implementation Team management Budget Coaching"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 639,000
US$ 51,996

(36/100) INTERN


 Posted: 24 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Sales analysis, financial models, business process optimisation"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 72,000
US$ 5,859

(35/100) EMPLOYEE RELATIONS MANAGER


 Posted: 24 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Dispute resolution; union engagements; meetings with stakeholders; CCMA case, grievances, employee wellness programme"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 742,000
US$ 60,377

(34/100) INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 24 Jun 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Perform routine maintenance and faultfinding on nuclear control and instrumentation."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 700,000
US$ 56,959

(33/100) TECHNICAL TEST ANALYST


 Posted: 24 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Performance and Automation Testing"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 859,152
US$ 69,909

(32/100) DIGITAL PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 22 Jun 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Risk management, planning"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 700,000
US$ 56,959

(31/100) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST


 Posted: 22 Jun 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Diagnosing and treating patients"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 850,000
US$ 69,165

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(30/100) DIESEL MECHANIC


 Posted: 22 Jun 2019

      

High School, 16-20 years: "Service and repair vehicles"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 396,000
US$ 32,223

(29/100) HEAD BAKER


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Baking and supervising"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 216,000
US$ 17,576

(28/100) TAX OPERATIONS ANALYST


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Analysing tax-related issues and processes in the operations of the business"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 335,000
US$ 27,259

(27/100) SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "Design and develop back-end systems. Manage and mentor juniors"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 774,000
US$ 62,981

(26/100) OPERATIONS MANAGER


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "run complete aspects of the resturant"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 390,000
US$ 31,734

(25/100) WORKSHOP SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "Manage workshop"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 600,000
US$ 48,822

(24/100) FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 19 Jun 2019

      

High School, 8-12 years: "Keeping clients happy and repairing their equipment"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 252,000
US$ 20,505

(23/100) SALES ASSISTANCE


 Posted: 19 Jun 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "• Calling existing clients with sales offerings • Assisting with tender bids, attending briefings and compiling documentations required • Upproaching potential clients • Assisting with quotations for clients and Ad hoc when required"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 144,000
US$ 11,717

(22/100) OFFICE MANAGER


 Posted: 25 May 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "General admin tasks, payments, meetings, minutes of meetings, reporting"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 350,000
US$ 28,480

(21/100) STORE MANAGER


 Posted: 19 May 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Responsible for leading a store team with day to day functions as well as ensuring the profitability of the store. Responsible for recruiting and growing a team to make the store successful"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 324,000
US$ 26,364

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(20/100) AUTOMOTIVE REPAIRS


 Posted: 09 May 2019

      

High School, 12-16 years: "Achieving daily targets"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,300,000
US$ 105,781

(19/100) MANUFACTURING ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 May 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Project management"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 600,000
US$ 48,822

(18/100) SENIOR AUDIT MANAGER


 Posted: 06 Apr 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Audit of financials in consumer and telecommunications industry"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 940,000
US$ 76,488

(17/100) TECHNICAL ADVISER


 Posted: 05 Apr 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Business development, technical sales and compliance officer"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 375,000
US$ 30,514

(16/100) QUALITY MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Apr 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Quality manager"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 940,000
US$ 76,488

(15/100) BUSINESS MANAGER SOUTH AFRICA


 Posted: 03 Apr 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Business management and development in South Africa"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 475,260
US$ 38,672

(14/100) OPERATIONS MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Apr 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Manage flight operations"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 650,000
US$ 52,891

(13/100) HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Apr 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Performance management, recruitment, compliance and administration"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 410,000
US$ 33,362

(12/100) ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 02 Apr 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Account management, presentation development, data analysis and report development"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 324,000
US$ 26,364

(11/100) GROUP MARKETING MANAGER


 Posted: 02 Apr 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Social media marketing, branding, strategic marketing"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 666,575
US$ 54,239

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(10/100) AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL


 Posted: 02 Apr 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Advanced air traffic control tower"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 640,000
US$ 52,077

(9/100) FOREX TRADER


 Posted: 01 Apr 2019

      

High School, 20+ years: "Trader of forex, metals and CFD's"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 780,000
US$ 63,469

(8/100) ANDROID DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 Apr 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "CI/CD, release management process, mentorship, android development"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 500,000
US$ 40,685

(7/100) BODY GUARD


 Posted: 31 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Close protection VIP"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 350,000
US$ 28,480

(6/100) SALESMAN


 Posted: 29 Mar 2019

      

Some College, 2-4 years: "Watch and jewelry salesman at a jewelry store"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 138,000
US$ 11,229

(5/100) ENGINEERING MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Asset manager of Large rotating equipment"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,200,000
US$ 97,644

(4/100) RECRUITMENT AND PAYROLL


 Posted: 28 Mar 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Full Recruitment function and full payroll function including month end payroll accounting"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 478,840
US$ 38,963

(3/100) JUNIOR INTERIOR DESIGNER


 Posted: 28 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Junior interior designer"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 180,000
US$ 14,647

(2/100) PRODUCTION MANAGER


 Posted: 27 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "I am the production manager of a South African based OEM with an international footprint. Our headquarters are in Richards Bay, South Africa. I oversee four production processes linked with the manufacturing and assembly of one of our product lines. I have between 110 - 125 people directly reporting to me. (this variance is based on changes in production rates)"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,038,672
US$ 84,517

(1/100) QUANTITY SURVEYOR


 Posted: 27 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Cost estimates Project cost control"
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 250,000
US$ 20,343

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS    SOUTH AFRICA

Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
105K US$ 105,483 ZAR 1,088,385
53
95K US$ 94,317 ZAR 1,001,039
75
85K US$ 84,742 ZAR 832,266
130
75K US$ 75,055 ZAR 768,366
151
65K US$ 65,275 ZAR 640,585
229
N/A US$ 61,997 ZAR 761,916
06
55K US$ 55,067 ZAR 544,816
255
45K US$ 44,869 ZAR 434,207
376
35K US$ 34,510 ZAR 331,717
480
25K US$ 24,979 ZAR 246,512
555
15K US$ 15,247 ZAR 147,064
543
8K US$ 7,876 ZAR 81,244
184
4K US$ 4,162 ZAR 44,676
34
2K US$ 1,971 ZAR 26,737
08
1K US$ 1,051 ZAR 14,300
04
Less US$ 583 ZAR 7,425
04

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  SURVEY BY GENDER    SOUTH AFRICA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 53,753 ZAR 589,229 1,471
Female US$ 35,426 ZAR 386,810 885
N/A US$ 48,547 ZAR 353,115 973

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION    SOUTH AFRICA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 78,109 ZAR 797,326 73
Masters Degree US$ 69,753 ZAR 711,347 475
Bachelors Degree US$ 49,481 ZAR 485,205 1,509
Some College US$ 36,436 ZAR 348,524 873
High School US$ 31,296 ZAR 304,607 380
Bellow H. School US$ 23,980 ZAR 230,695 19

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE    SOUTH AFRICA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 69,792 ZAR 745,852 477
16-20 Years US$ 66,618 ZAR 680,154 320
12-16 Years US$ 63,001 ZAR 637,971 391
8-12 Years US$ 51,005 ZAR 492,093 561
4-8 Years US$ 38,979 ZAR 366,408 641
2-4 Years US$ 29,158 ZAR 263,191 454
1-2 Years US$ 23,384 ZAR 207,604 223
0-1 Year US$ 24,291 ZAR 202,597 262

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  SURVEY BY AGES    SOUTH AFRICA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
69-74 US$ 43,177 ZAR 537,266 03
63-68 US$ 74,029 ZAR 869,714 14
57-62 US$ 56,178 ZAR 622,671 45
51-56 US$ 67,701 ZAR 789,817 104
45-50 US$ 70,988 ZAR 769,753 252
39-44 US$ 60,981 ZAR 689,069 370
33-38 US$ 51,992 ZAR 572,254 508
27-32 US$ 35,866 ZAR 384,458 670
22-26 US$ 21,458 ZAR 218,479 358
16-21 US$ 34,730 ZAR 302,920 32
N/A US$ 48,547 ZAR 353,115 973

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  SURVEY BY FIELDS    SOUTH AFRICA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Management & Business US$ 73,660 ZAR 732,581 453
2. Engineers & Technicians V US$ 67,526 ZAR 614,666 35
3. Aviation & Shipping US$ 64,474 ZAR 583,975 16
4. Properties & Real Estates US$ 63,831 ZAR 624,727 33
5. Health Care & Medical US$ 63,233 ZAR 673,821 62
6. Finance & Banking US$ 54,398 ZAR 521,790 233
7. Engineers & Technicians IV US$ 53,969 ZAR 524,177 30
8. IT & Telecommunication US$ 51,915 ZAR 506,986 313
9. Engineers & Technicians US$ 49,645 ZAR 491,115 246
10. IT & Telecommunication II US$ 47,359 ZAR 448,603 148
11. Law US$ 45,654 ZAR 445,946 68
12. Insurance US$ 45,083 ZAR 461,479 64
13. Marketing, Sales, Purchase US$ 44,031 ZAR 416,370 168
14. Construction & Labor Workers US$ 42,645 ZAR 417,754 51
15. Human Resources US$ 42,295 ZAR 442,764 188
16. Logistics, Road, Railway US$ 41,964 ZAR 402,236 49
17. Automobile US$ 38,846 ZAR 399,710 20
18. Health Care & Medical II US$ 38,213 ZAR 365,945 74
19. Accounting & Administration US$ 35,358 ZAR 354,499 404
20. Salesmen & Saleswomen US$ 35,238 ZAR 354,900 46
21. Manufacturing & Labor Workers US$ 33,183 ZAR 323,064 54
22. Education & University US$ 33,102 ZAR 322,479 169
23. Architect Constructions US$ 32,586 ZAR 338,486 33
24. Organization & Coordination US$ 32,112 ZAR 310,676 42
25. Making Design US$ 31,490 ZAR 308,953 34
26. Media US$ 30,381 ZAR 278,752 59
27. Agriculture & Fishing US$ 28,467 ZAR 285,799 23
28. Hotels & Tourism US$ 26,969 ZAR 264,700 40
29. Customer Services US$ 25,121 ZAR 241,213 42
30. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs US$ 17,101 ZAR 185,795 22

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  SURVEY BY CAREERS    SOUTH AFRICA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Director US$ 105,891 ZAR 1,028,273 78
2. General Manager US$ 97,071 ZAR 982,066 60
3. IT Manager US$ 76,362 ZAR 777,533 70
4. Business Development Manager US$ 75,360 ZAR 825,982 27
5. Engineering Manager US$ 74,728 ZAR 776,758 28
6. Chartered Accountant US$ 74,646 ZAR 818,845 63
7. IT Project Manager US$ 73,074 ZAR 704,900 34
8. Other Engineer Career US$ 67,893 ZAR 618,283 33
9. Manager US$ 66,355 ZAR 663,880 62
10. Finance Manager US$ 66,252 ZAR 645,469 40
11. Marketing Manager US$ 59,842 ZAR 548,522 33
12. Operations Manager US$ 58,688 ZAR 555,502 34
13. Project Manager US$ 58,238 ZAR 556,708 33
14. Human Resources Manager US$ 52,146 ZAR 561,246 79
15. Mechanical Engineer US$ 52,020 ZAR 470,089 43
16. Sales Manager US$ 51,010 ZAR 436,461 26
17. Engineer US$ 48,782 ZAR 486,259 49
18. Financial Analyst US$ 48,472 ZAR 499,322 23
19. Other Human Resource Career US$ 47,485 ZAR 514,768 37
20. Other Finance Career US$ 46,599 ZAR 433,848 49
21. Other Management Career US$ 42,971 ZAR 473,846 33
22. Other IT Career US$ 42,276 ZAR 456,587 34
23. Software Developer US$ 41,364 ZAR 396,020 49
24. Lawyer US$ 39,396 ZAR 406,333 30
25. Accountant US$ 31,398 ZAR 324,797 38
26. Lecturer US$ 28,747 ZAR 315,347 29
27. IT Coordinator US$ 27,564 ZAR 254,311 29
28. Technician US$ 26,818 ZAR 273,083 24
29. Human Resource Administrator US$ 17,589 ZAR 172,752 32
30. Trainee Accountant US$ 12,453 ZAR 128,246 25

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  SURVEY BY WORK    SOUTH AFRICA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 47,529 ZAR 462,354 2,961
Contract US$ 43,797 ZAR 456,777 223
Self Employed US$ 59,213 ZAR 676,913 107
Part Time US$ 21,613 ZAR 245,828 38

  SURVEY BY CITIES    SOUTH AFRICA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Emfuleni US$ 77,263 ZAR 609,342 11
2. Matjhabeng US$ 73,853 ZAR 884,000 03
3. Johannesburg US$ 54,382 ZAR 536,426 1,514
4. Thulamela US$ 53,669 ZAR 593,333 03
5. Mangaung US$ 51,031 ZAR 470,970 22
6. Emalahleni US$ 49,386 ZAR 415,312 27
7. Tshwane US$ 45,388 ZAR 445,622 288
8. Polokwane US$ 44,030 ZAR 421,655 32
9. eThekwini US$ 43,547 ZAR 428,045 211
10. Cape Town US$ 42,815 ZAR 422,427 788
11. Rustenburg US$ 39,267 ZAR 436,658 19
12. Mbombela US$ 38,319 ZAR 391,818 22
13. Ekurhuleni US$ 35,738 ZAR 337,025 113
14. Buffalo, South Africa US$ 33,037 ZAR 339,471 32
15. Nelson Mandela Bay Metro US$ 32,868 ZAR 330,256 89
16. Msunduzi US$ 28,663 ZAR 281,525 22
17. Madibeng US$ 25,987 ZAR 300,396 03
18. Matlosana US$ 20,825 ZAR 189,616 06
19. Makhado US$ 14,989 ZAR 180,000 02

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  SURVEY BY COUNTRIES    SOUTH AFRICA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Switzerland Switzerland US$ 123,263 CHF 116,805 1,054
2. Australia Australia US$ 88,069 AU$ 98,170 2,837
3. Norway Norway US$ 85,340 NOK 636,688 978
4. United States United States US$ 81,049 US$ 81,049 19,094
5. Germany Germany US$ 76,740 EUR 61,772 2,072
6. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 73,167 GBP 49,177 4,143
7. France France US$ 70,837 EUR 57,419 1,039
8. Canada Canada US$ 70,654 CA$ 76,572 4,578
9. Finland Finland US$ 67,596 EUR 54,521 491
10. Italy Italy US$ 64,207 EUR 51,494 1,054
11. Mexico Mexico US$ 47,870 MXN 787,353 541
12. South Africa South Africa US$ 47,359 ZAR 466,406 3,329
13. Slovenia Slovenia US$ 44,829 EUR 35,477 249
14. Croatia Croatia US$ 31,766 HRK 193,367 400
15. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 29,099 MYR 102,021 5,894
16. India India US$ 21,074 INR 1,260,028 8,298

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