average salary in South Africa South Africa Salary

Average gross salary for South Africa GROSS SALARY
ZAR 470,055
Average gorss salary (USD) for South Africa GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 47,398
Average net salary for South Africa NET SALARY
ZAR 322,592
The most typical salary for South Africa MOST TYPICAL GROSS
ZAR 248,007
  Updated: 08 Dec 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 31%
  Salary entries: 3,423

South Africa Earnings

Average salary in South Africa is ZAR 470,055 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (3,423 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is ZAR 322,592 (Net). The most typical salary is ZAR 248,007 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people Earn this or more
6 % ZAR 1,273,703
11 % ZAR 1,006,207
27 % ZAR 643,888
60 % ZAR 335,245
93 % ZAR 148,617
98 % ZAR 81,384
100 % ZAR 45,329

Earning by careers

Career Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Director ZAR 1,043,360 US$ 106,295 81
Human Resources Manager ZAR 571,092 US$ 52,787 81
IT Manager ZAR 777,880 US$ 76,026 72
Manager ZAR 682,142 US$ 67,093 66
Chartered Accountant ZAR 824,800 US$ 75,005 64
General Manager ZAR 991,376 US$ 97,547 61
Software Developer ZAR 392,482 US$ 40,386 53
Engineer ZAR 486,259 US$ 48,782 49
Mechanical Engineer ZAR 470,089 US$ 52,020 43
Finance Manager ZAR 649,256 US$ 65,907 42

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Johannesburg ZAR 540,831 US$ 54,519 1,546
Cape Town ZAR 423,844 US$ 42,630 817
Tshwane ZAR 454,489 US$ 45,774 299
eThekwini ZAR 438,196 US$ 44,093 218
Ekurhuleni ZAR 342,382 US$ 35,889 117
Nelson Mandela Bay Metro ZAR 326,898 US$ 32,528 90
Buffalo, South Africa ZAR 339,255 US$ 32,701 34
Polokwane ZAR 417,171 US$ 43,371 33

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Salary profiles from individual employees for South Africa

Below is the list of 3,423 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.


(100/100) TERRITORY DATA STEWARD


 Posted: 08 Dec 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Lots and Lots and lots and lots and lots of work."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 707,000
US$ 57,529

(99/100) FINANCIAL MANAGER


 Posted: 06 Dec 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Financial management of a Film production company."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 480,000
US$ 39,058

(98/100) TEST ANALYST


 Posted: 06 Dec 2019

      

High School, 4-8 years: "I test the functionality on the front-end of an application."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 228,000
US$ 18,552

(97/100) SENIOR CONSULTANT


 Posted: 05 Dec 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Analysis and design of system requirements. Implementation of the solution. Testing of the solution. Support of the system."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 552,000
US$ 44,916

(96/100) TEAM LEADER


 Posted: 05 Dec 2019

      

High School, 4-8 years: "Supervisor to 5 people, manager performance and attendance and other stuff."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 195,000
US$ 15,867

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(95/100) HR MANAGER


 Posted: 02 Dec 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Generalist HR Manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,500,000
US$ 122,055

(94/100) DATA SCIENTIST


 Posted: 30 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Junior data scientist."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 450,000
US$ 36,617

(93/100) FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 29 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Hybrid Financial accountant / Payroll administrator."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 470,000
US$ 38,244

(92/100) AGRONOMIST


 Posted: 26 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Assist with Sales, Help farmers grow the best crops possible, provide advice to sales agents and farmers."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 490,000
US$ 39,871

(91/100) SAP OCM LEAD


 Posted: 26 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Managing Organisational Change Management for SAP projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,250,000
US$ 101,713

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(90/100) DIRECTOR FINANCE


 Posted: 25 Nov 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Payroll, cashbook, manage invoicing clerks, accounts clerks, assist managing director, oversee financial year-end audits, management reports, budgets, manage and control employee incentive share trust."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 706,855
US$ 57,517

(89/100) SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 25 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Probation officer, victim work."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 240,000
US$ 19,529

(88/100) CASHBOOK CLERK


 Posted: 24 Nov 2019

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "I have been in the role of a Cashbook Administrator since 2007. My duties and responsibilities have mainly been reconciliations of all bank accounts within the business. Ensuring that all payments being made and received, has been processed in the various bank accounts. And ensuring the various cashbooks balances to the bank balances. In order to broaden my career in the accounting field, I have been studying part-time to attain my ND: Financial Accounting NQF L6. My studies are modular based; and examined by the ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers)."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 267,000
US$ 21,726

(87/100) DATA SCIENTIST


 Posted: 21 Nov 2019

      

High School, 0-1 year: "Data Scientist doing data science."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 450,000
US$ 36,617

(86/100) OPERATIONS MANAGER


 Posted: 21 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "As an operations manager I oversee the manufacturing the evidence collection kits for different law enforcement agencies. i currently oversee a staff compliment of 154 . Have a decade and a half of working experience with a strong financial background.I have also been exposed to the Pharmaceutical industry and have worked for 3 years under this industry."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 780,000
US$ 63,469

(85/100) QUALITY ENGINEERING ANALYST


 Posted: 21 Nov 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for using their program coding and testing skills to help software developers enhance product performance."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 360,000
US$ 29,293

(84/100) HR GENERALIST


 Posted: 21 Nov 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "I am in charge of the Human Resources Function within our company, we are a small company and only have one HR person."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 140,400
US$ 11,424

(83/100) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Back end Java Developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 300,000
US$ 24,411

(82/100) PROCESS ARTISAN


 Posted: 20 Nov 2019

   

High School, 8-12 years: "Operate petrochemical plant."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 650,000
US$ 52,891

(81/100) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Back end Java Developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 240,000
US$ 19,529

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(80/100) CONTENT ADMIN


 Posted: 20 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Digital marketing support."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 264,612
US$ 21,532

(79/100) HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER


 Posted: 20 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Recruit and Select Manager Performance Employee Relations Learning and Development Rewards and Recognition."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 420,000
US$ 34,176

(78/100) PROJECT ARCHITECT


 Posted: 19 Nov 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Design Architect Project Architect and Principal Agent Project manager Draughtsman."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 756,000
US$ 61,516

(77/100) TAX MANAGER


 Posted: 19 Nov 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Tax manager reporting into group tax manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 728,000
US$ 59,238

(76/100) DIRECTOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT


 Posted: 17 Nov 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Research Programme Manager and Business Development manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 264,000
US$ 21,482

(75/100) RISK MANAGER


 Posted: 16 Nov 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Risk management process and systems implementation."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,300,000
US$ 105,781

(74/100) WORKSHOP MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Nov 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Workshop manager running of workshop,parts and staff."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 221,000
US$ 17,983

(73/100) LEGAL MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "I manage all contracts and legal aspects of our company."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,044,000
US$ 84,951

(72/100) PSYCHOMETRIST


 Posted: 13 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Conducting psychometric assessments for recruitment purposes."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 447,000
US$ 36,373

(71/100) FULLSTACK DEVELOPER


 Posted: 12 Nov 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Developing new applications and maintaining existing applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 420,000
US$ 34,176

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(70/100) FLEET CONTROLLER


 Posted: 11 Nov 2019

      

Some College, 2-4 years: "Fleet management fleet maintenance data analysis route planning."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 172,200
US$ 14,012

(69/100) FIELD ECOLOGIST


 Posted: 10 Nov 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Wildlife research on rare carnivores."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 145,000
US$ 11,799

(68/100) FINANCIAL MANAGER


 Posted: 08 Nov 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage a financial function."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,200,000
US$ 97,644

(67/100) SENIOR CIVIL DRAUGHTSMAN


 Posted: 08 Nov 2019

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "A civil draughtsman with 13 years of experience, Shrikant Palankar specialises in drafting and detailing of drawings. His key experience includes: Preparation of geotechnical drawings Dam drawings Civil structures detailing 3D Modeling DETAILED TASKS ASSIGNED (tasks to be performed under this assignment): Plans, elevation, section and reinforcement detailing for column, beam, slab and staircase Pile caps, bar bending schedule, shear wall details General dam layout, geotechnical drawings, longitudinal sections, intake structure, outlet house, spillway, apron, mechanical drawings with i-beam gantry General layout with Arial photographs, power intake – outlet, headrace tunnel, powerhouse, transformer hall and access tunnel General plan of hydropower scheme, plan of tunnel and weir with longitudinal section, weir concept, general arrangement with downstream elevation and intake structure, the section of the conveyances and de-sander Preparation of geotechnical drawings, pipeline alignments and longitudinal profiles, oxidation ponds, sedimentation dams and sections Inserting boreholes and cone penetration test pits as per coordinates Preparation of machine – civil works and tunnel portal extension Calculated area capacity with surveyed contours Gas field and airfield layout, longitudinal profiles of pipes, manifolds and sub-manifolds 3D modelling for 6 km gas pipeline, outlet house and surge chamber."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 650,000
US$ 52,891

(66/100) LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT FACILITATOR


 Posted: 07 Nov 2019

      

Some College, 16-20 years: "Design and facilitate on-boarding and leadership development sessions. Report on training actual and track the training budget."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 324,000
US$ 26,364

(65/100) DIRECTOR


 Posted: 06 Nov 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Owner and principal of own practice."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 600,000
US$ 48,822

(64/100) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: MARKETING


 Posted: 04 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Building and researching a salespipeline Customer experience."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 220,000
US$ 17,901

(63/100) SENIOR FINANCIAL MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Nov 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Senior Financial Manager End to End financial reporting Reporting directly to the board."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 850,000
US$ 69,165

(62/100) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CONSULTING SERVICES


 Posted: 03 Nov 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Consulting and Business Advisory Services for acccounting firm."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 3,000,000
US$ 244,111

(61/100) AIRCONDITIONING TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 03 Nov 2019

      

High School, 8-12 years: "Ceo of an airconditioning company."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 250,000
US$ 20,343

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(60/100) INSIDE IT SALES


 Posted: 01 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Selling IT products to business. Business to business sales."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 300,000
US$ 24,411

(59/100) OFFICE MANAGER


 Posted: 31 Oct 2019

      

Some College, 16-20 years: "Managing Office, line managing 1 member of staff, CRM management,."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 216,000
US$ 17,576

(58/100) ACCOUNT MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Oct 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Procurement of marketing materials on behalf of our clients."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 336,000
US$ 27,340

(57/100) INVENTORY ANALYST


 Posted: 27 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Warehouse professional with 8 years of experience in warehouse operations and inventory management as well as sap."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 420,000
US$ 34,176

(56/100) SITE AGENT


 Posted: 25 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Supervision of Construction Work."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 989,191
US$ 80,491

(55/100) SPECIALISED CARPENTER


 Posted: 24 Oct 2019

      

High School, 12-16 years: "I currently run my own company and specialise in building custom projects, like furniture, decks, staircases etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 230,000
US$ 18,715

(54/100) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 23 Oct 2019

      

Some College, 16-20 years: "Client relationship management, procurement, executive assistant."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 288,000
US$ 23,435

(53/100) FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 23 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Billing of and issuing invoices to customers ? Analyse meter readings and compile a billing document ? Capture revenue transactions and compile invoices on SAP ? Clearing of the bank statement transactions ? Reconciliation of customers’ accounts, Bank Account and other monthly reports ? Identify, monitor and write off irrecoverable debts ? Do follow ups on recovery of debt ? Resolve customers queries ? Safe keeping of documents ? Monitor the debtors age analysis ? Administration of Petty cash and E-Wallet cards ? Administration of investments management ? Monthly interest run on overdue accounts ? Charge legal fees on accounts handed over to debt collector ? Billing of projects implemented on behalf of third party."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 273,680
US$ 22,269

(52/100) MEDICAL OFFICER


 Posted: 21 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Managing acute and long term inpatients with intellectual disability and comorbid psychiatric and medical conditions."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 914,000
US$ 74,372

(51/100) JUNIOUR ACCOUNTANT, JUNIOR PROJECT ASSISTANT, JUNIOR PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 21 Oct 2019

   

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Accountant and junior programmer(in training) and junior project assistant."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 180,000
US$ 14,647

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(50/100) REGIONAL HEAD OF PROCUREMENT AFRICA


 Posted: 19 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Looking after 41 countries procurement activities."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,400,000
US$ 113,918

(49/100) SERVICES DELIVERY MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "IT Service Delivery Manager for multiple companies."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 480,000
US$ 39,058

(48/100) INFORMATION SECURITY ANALYST


 Posted: 18 Oct 2019

      

Some College, 16-20 years: "I’m a PKI specialist and work with HSM pay shields."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 600,000
US$ 48,822

(47/100) BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE


 Posted: 17 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "An all rounder seasoned Business Intelligence consultant with more than 10 years experience."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,100,000
US$ 89,507

(46/100) GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER


 Posted: 17 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "In a 24 hour GP practice."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 800,000
US$ 65,096

(45/100) 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

(44/100) SOFTWARE ENGINEER/PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 12 Oct 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Making and repair softwares, programming and rectify and give solutions to systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 300,000
US$ 24,411

(43/100) ADMINISTATION COORDINATOR


 Posted: 09 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Quotations, Tenders, Client Liaison, Project Coordination, Traffic Controlling, Cost estimating, Invoicing, Admin, Filing."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 120,000
US$ 9,764

(42/100) MANAGER BASE AND LOGISTICS


 Posted: 08 Oct 2019

      

High School, 12-16 years: "Manager Base and Logistics for aviation."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 480,000
US$ 39,058

(41/100) LIFT MECHANIC INSTALLER


 Posted: 07 Oct 2019

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "Instalations of elevators escalators repairs and maintenance."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 500,000
US$ 40,685

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(40/100) PROJECTS AND COMMUNICATION


 Posted: 07 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "- Prepare project proposals, time frames, schedule and budget - Monitor and track project’s progress and handle any issues that arise - Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports - Events administration, planning and execution - Sponsorship administration and implementation - Content Creation for various clients projects- Blog articles and Social Media Platforms,."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 54,750
US$ 4,455

(39/100) GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Oct 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Non-profit management."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,550,000
US$ 126,124

(38/100) RAW MATERIAL CONTROLLER


 Posted: 03 Oct 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Coordination of the supply chain, from the call off to delivery. Responsible for the stock volumes of raw materials, WIP and finished goods. Develop and implement plans for the reduction of inventory and carry cost in line with agreed objectives without compromising service levels Responsible for monitoring stock turnovers. Control of premium freight charges/ Airfreight and Stock Reduction. Responsible for the raw material / bought in goods / packaging provisioning. Contact person for 3rd party contractors (for production of fabrication) involved in the supply chain. Responsible for ensuring optimum inventory levels are maintained in accordance with parameters set by the Logistics Manager or Line Manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 551,620
US$ 44,885

(37/100) CALL CENTER AGENT


 Posted: 01 Oct 2019

      

High School, 16-20 years: "Interacting with prospects in order to sell a product."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 36,000
US$ 2,929

(36/100) HEAD OF DEPARTMENT ENGLISH AND DRAMATIC ARTS


 Posted: 30 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Training and guidance language teachers, implement Curriculum, serves as treasurer on English Language Teachers' Association KZN."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 300,000
US$ 24,411

(35/100) CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER


 Posted: 30 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage a small group of companies."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 480,000
US$ 39,058

(34/100) PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR


 Posted: 30 Sep 2019

      

High School, 0-1 year: "Basically a supervisor making sure everything gets done on time and correctly."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 84,000
US$ 6,835

(33/100) FP&A MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Strategy and Planning."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,300,000
US$ 105,781

(32/100) CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER


 Posted: 28 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Head of finance, Full finance function, reporting, budgeting, acquisitions, taxes and treasury, BEE renewals."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 2,850,000
US$ 231,905

(31/100) TRAINING MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Manage training, Training analysis,."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 612,000
US$ 49,799

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(30/100) PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 26 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Provide accounting, tax compliance and payroll services to clients for a fee. Compilation of annual financial statements. Preparation and submission of periodic VAT returns including responding to a SARS review/audit."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 123,000
US$ 10,009

(29/100) HEALTH AND SAFETY


 Posted: 25 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Health and safety."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,650,000
US$ 134,261

(28/100) FRANCHISE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 25 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Run my own franchise, servicing independent advisors for a prominent life Assurer."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 2,000,000
US$ 162,741

(27/100) DIRECTOR


 Posted: 24 Sep 2019

      

High School, 16-20 years: "Director of various companies."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 600,000
US$ 48,822

(26/100) STRUCTURAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Design of steel and concrete infrastructure for the mining sector, residential sector and commercial sector."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 231,000
US$ 18,797

(25/100) FINANCE MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Human Resources, Assist with audits, preparation of budgets, monthly financials, financial analysis, accounting."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 600,000
US$ 48,822

(24/100) FRONT END DEVELOPER


 Posted: 18 Sep 2019

      

Some College, 1-2 years: "I develop and maintain websites on .Net MVC, Angular Js and other frameworks."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 304,560
US$ 24,782

(23/100) SALES CONSULTANT


 Posted: 18 Sep 2019

      

High School, 1-2 years: "Quoting Clients on our Health Care Insurance plan. Explaining the Benefits, closing deals(sales), Forwarding inquiries to the relevant department on the telephone call and email. Meeting sales target of the month. Follow-up calls on client requesting call-back."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 66,000
US$ 5,370

(22/100) MANAGER


 Posted: 17 Sep 2019

      

High School, 12-16 years: "Manager of company all aspects."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,200,000
US$ 97,644

(21/100) BROKER SUPPORT CONSULTANT


 Posted: 17 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I am currently employed as a broker support consultant; in which I provide administrative assistant to a designated broker. I work in a team of three, where I report to both the broker and the office manager and complete all instructions handed down to me, including but not restricted to; updating client information on database; FICA compliance; completing monthly/annual portfolio summaries of all risk, discretionary and compulsory products for clients; medical aid claims; short-term insurance quotes; life insurance quotes; opening of CCM accounts; liaising with broker consultants from relevant companies to stay up to date on new products and procedures; monthly reporting and ad hoc administrative duties."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 220,000
US$ 17,901

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(20/100) ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT


 Posted: 13 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Consulting projects and solutions aimed at pharmaceutical market access."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 450,000
US$ 36,617

(19/100) IMPLEMENTATION, DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Sep 2019

   

High School, 20+ years: "Manager Training(Work Integrated Learning) • Training of P1 interns(Engineering) • Training of graduate interns(Engineering) • Mentoring of Graduate interns • Curriculums design and implementation • Management of training facility • Identifying skill requirements for Internship • Health & Safety • Learning material development Manager Production/Small Scale Manufacturing • Production • Maintenance planning • Costing • Budgeting • Stores and stock control • Client Relations • Production report • Production Meetings • Health & Safety Manager Design, Development and Implementation • Project Planning Design Curriculum and Training facility layout Develop Training material Implementation of training programme • Budgeting(Capex and Opex) • Project implementation • Project staffing."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 52,000
US$ 4,231

(18/100) SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER


 Posted: 11 Sep 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Planning. Warehousing, procurement, expediting, distribution, inventory control,."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 1,289,000
US$ 104,886

(17/100) BUSINESS MANAGER


 Posted: 11 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Business manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 336,000
US$ 27,340

(16/100) SQL DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 10 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "SQL Database Administrator."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 211,962
US$ 17,247

(15/100) PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 10 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Project Management for Telkom. Report directly to Project Management Head. Manage incoming purchase order, run administrative duties for these projects. Take full accountability with key role players of the client. Problem solve issues. Ensure payments are tracked and followed up on. Update database of all projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 330,000
US$ 26,852

(14/100) PROGRAMME OFFICER


 Posted: 06 Sep 2019

      

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

(13/100) GENERAL MANAGER SALES


 Posted: 05 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Profitability Growth Client Relationship Budget Forecast Reporting Strategy."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 903,000
US$ 73,477

(12/100) BUSINESS ANALYST


 Posted: 04 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "I am the sole Business analysis for an apple and Pear supplier (Fruitways) which owns farms, packhouses and has a marketing business unit. My role includes servicing all the business units. My main tasks revolve around Business process optimization which includes understanding the current Processes and putting solutions forward given the requirements needed to close a problem gap or take advantage of an opportunity. I work closely with my stakeholders on a daily basis hosting workshops or communicating anything pertaining to current projects. Developing important documents such as a business case and requirements documentation is a weekly deliverable. I am also responsible for the BI section of the business which involves modeling data and delivering analysis reporting for operational or management use."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 594,000
US$ 48,334

(11/100) SALES ANALYST


 Posted: 04 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Analyse sales performance and opportunities."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 512,000
US$ 41,662

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(10/100) DISASTER MANAGEMENT INTERN


 Posted: 04 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "My primary duty as a Disaster Management intern for the district was to offer assistance in emergency preparedness, response, attending inspections at local municipalities on Disaster Management Officers as well as planning big projects, like the 2019 Freedom Day Event in Grahamstown. Duties also included assisting staff in their day-to-day operations within the Disaster Management unit; answering inquiries by phone or through written communications, assisting with documents, and attending stakeholder meetings."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 28,000
US$ 2,278

(9/100) HEAD OF PROJECTS 7 ENGINEERING


 Posted: 04 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Managing Industrial Refrigeration - Engineering and Project Management team Assist sales with tender adjudication and Engineering Sell new concepts Control and manage budget and overheads Responsible for sales target as well Standardize engineering across multi-disciplinary divisions."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 60,800
US$ 4,947

(8/100) SALES MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Sep 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "SALES AND MARKETING, NEW CLIENTS AND SERVICING."
Individual GROSS salary:
ZAR 790,000
US$ 64,283

(7/100) 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

(6/100) 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

(5/100) 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

(4/100) 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

(3/100) ANALYST


 Posted: 30 Aug 2019

      

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

(2/100) ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 Aug 2019

      

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

(1/100) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 Aug 2019

      

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

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  ECONOMY   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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  SALARY BY LEVEL    SOUTH AFRICA

Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
More US$ 211,685 ZAR 2,033,432
51
165K US$ 164,469 ZAR 1,649,388
24
155K US$ 154,542 ZAR 1,529,568
17
145K US$ 145,701 ZAR 1,573,160
15
135K US$ 134,445 ZAR 1,273,703
56
125K US$ 124,132 ZAR 1,361,817
31
115K US$ 114,851 ZAR 1,049,663
56
105K US$ 105,417 ZAR 1,102,165
57
95K US$ 94,404 ZAR 1,006,207
77
85K US$ 84,747 ZAR 837,051
133
75K US$ 75,040 ZAR 770,198
153
65K US$ 65,263 ZAR 643,888
234
N/A US$ 61,997 ZAR 761,916
06
55K US$ 55,085 ZAR 547,577
260
45K US$ 44,913 ZAR 437,781
386
35K US$ 34,584 ZAR 335,245
494
25K US$ 24,963 ZAR 248,007
571
15K US$ 15,274 ZAR 148,617
560
8K US$ 7,867 ZAR 81,384
187
4K US$ 4,160 ZAR 45,329
38
2K US$ 2,005 ZAR 26,877
09
1K US$ 1,051 ZAR 14,300
04
Less US$ 583 ZAR 7,425
04

  SALARY BY GENDER    SOUTH AFRICA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 53,706 ZAR 591,184 1,525
Female US$ 35,788 ZAR 393,363 925
N/A US$ 48,547 ZAR 353,115 973

  SALARY BY EDUCATION    SOUTH AFRICA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 78,483 ZAR 804,119 74
Masters Degree US$ 70,236 ZAR 721,753 490
Bachelors Degree US$ 49,403 ZAR 487,578 1,551
Some College US$ 36,497 ZAR 351,612 894
High School US$ 31,164 ZAR 306,020 395
Bellow H. School US$ 23,980 ZAR 230,695 19

Workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in South Africa. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses ZAR 804,119. While Workers with Bellow H. School education earn the least, with an average gross income of ZAR 230,695. This is 227.29% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE    SOUTH AFRICA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 70,184 ZAR 754,518 494
16-20 Years US$ 66,049 ZAR 677,771 331
12-16 Years US$ 62,816 ZAR 640,073 404
8-12 Years US$ 50,879 ZAR 495,176 581
4-8 Years US$ 38,908 ZAR 368,282 657
2-4 Years US$ 29,143 ZAR 264,653 462
1-2 Years US$ 23,331 ZAR 208,702 228
0-1 Year US$ 24,152 ZAR 202,340 266

Workers in South Africa with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of ZAR 754,518 compared to ZAR 208,702 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 200.82%.


  SALARY BY AGE    SOUTH AFRICA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
69-74 US$ 37,753 ZAR 468,949 04
63-68 US$ 74,029 ZAR 869,714 14
57-62 US$ 55,488 ZAR 615,656 46
51-56 US$ 69,009 ZAR 808,557 111
45-50 US$ 71,105 ZAR 775,115 262
39-44 US$ 60,691 ZAR 687,093 380
33-38 US$ 52,136 ZAR 577,499 536
27-32 US$ 35,942 ZAR 387,187 692
22-26 US$ 21,500 ZAR 220,575 371
16-21 US$ 32,974 ZAR 288,631 34
N/A US$ 48,547 ZAR 353,115 973
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  SALARY BY FIELD    SOUTH AFRICA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Management & Business US$ 73,459 ZAR 736,353 470
2. Engineers & Technicians V US$ 67,526 ZAR 614,666 35
3. Health Care & Medical US$ 64,588 ZAR 695,245 65
4. Properties & Real Estates US$ 63,831 ZAR 624,727 33
5. Finance & Banking US$ 54,203 ZAR 522,471 238
6. Engineers & Technicians IV US$ 52,328 ZAR 512,697 32
7. IT & Telecommunication US$ 51,692 ZAR 507,905 322
8. Engineers & Technicians US$ 49,413 ZAR 489,700 249
9. Public Sector US$ 49,135 ZAR 539,253 18
10. Insurance US$ 47,296 ZAR 491,479 66
11. IT & Telecommunication II US$ 46,786 ZAR 447,583 155
12. Law US$ 46,224 ZAR 454,614 69
13. Marketing, Sales, Purchase US$ 43,261 ZAR 412,586 176
14. Construction & Labor Workers US$ 42,866 ZAR 426,383 54
15. Logistics, Road, Railway US$ 42,487 ZAR 415,207 52
16. Human Resources US$ 42,431 ZAR 446,820 194
17. Automobile US$ 38,846 ZAR 399,710 20
18. Health Care & Medical II US$ 38,192 ZAR 367,066 75
19. Accounting & Administration US$ 35,709 ZAR 360,557 413
20. Salesmen & Saleswomen US$ 34,390 ZAR 347,737 48
21. Manufacturing & Labor Workers US$ 34,075 ZAR 337,062 56
22. Architect Constructions US$ 33,876 ZAR 357,887 35
23. Education & University US$ 32,760 ZAR 319,744 172
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$ 28,943 ZAR 294,308 24
28. Hotels & Tourism US$ 26,969 ZAR 264,700 40
29. Customer Services US$ 24,906 ZAR 240,138 43
30. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs US$ 17,101 ZAR 185,795 22

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Average salaries in South Africa can vary greatly based on a career field. Management & Business enjoy the highest gross average salaries (ZAR 736,353), followed by Engineers & Technicians V (ZAR 614,666), and Health Care & Medical (ZAR 695,245). Lower average gross salaries in the South Africa are earned by those in Restaurants, Inns, Pubs (ZAR 185,795) and those in Customer Services positions (ZAR 240,138). The difference between the most paid and the lowest paid fields is 329.56%.


  SALARY BY CAREER    SOUTH AFRICA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Director US$ 106,295 ZAR 1,043,360 81
2. General Manager US$ 97,547 ZAR 991,376 61
3. Doctor US$ 88,357 ZAR 931,401 26
4. IT Manager US$ 76,026 ZAR 777,880 72
5. Chartered Accountant US$ 75,005 ZAR 824,800 64
6. Engineering Manager US$ 74,728 ZAR 776,758 28
7. IT Project Manager US$ 73,892 ZAR 720,474 35
8. Business Development Manager US$ 73,506 ZAR 806,768 28
9. Other Engineer Career US$ 67,893 ZAR 618,283 33
10. Manager US$ 67,093 ZAR 682,142 66
11. Finance Manager US$ 65,907 ZAR 649,256 42
12. Marketing Manager US$ 59,842 ZAR 548,522 33
13. Operations Manager US$ 58,688 ZAR 555,502 34
14. Project Manager US$ 58,238 ZAR 556,708 33
15. Human Resources Manager US$ 52,787 ZAR 571,092 81
16. Mechanical Engineer US$ 52,020 ZAR 470,089 43
17. Sales Manager US$ 51,502 ZAR 449,555 27
18. Engineer US$ 48,782 ZAR 486,259 49
19. Other Human Resource Career US$ 47,002 ZAR 512,370 39
20. Other Finance Career US$ 46,599 ZAR 433,848 49
21. Other Management Career US$ 44,394 ZAR 495,859 36
22. Other IT Career US$ 42,114 ZAR 456,399 35
23. Software Developer US$ 40,386 ZAR 392,482 53
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$ 26,559 ZAR 272,160 25
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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In South Africa economy, Director is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of ZAR 1,043,360. General Manager and Doctor follow, earning ZAR 991,376 and ZAR 931,401, respectively. Trainee Accountant earn a gross annual average of ZAR 128,246, while Human Resource Administrator earn ZAR 172,752. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 753.57%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE    SOUTH AFRICA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 47,626 ZAR 466,749 3,041
Contract US$ 43,780 ZAR 459,389 231
Self Employed US$ 57,311 ZAR 656,227 113
Part Time US$ 21,613 ZAR 245,828 38
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  SALARY BY CITY    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$ 54,519 ZAR 540,831 1,546
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$ 45,774 ZAR 454,489 299
8. eThekwini US$ 44,093 ZAR 438,196 218
9. Polokwane US$ 43,371 ZAR 417,171 33
10. Cape Town US$ 42,630 ZAR 423,844 817
11. Mbombela US$ 40,347 ZAR 420,173 23
12. Rustenburg US$ 39,267 ZAR 436,658 19
13. Ekurhuleni US$ 35,889 ZAR 342,382 117
14. Buffalo, South Africa US$ 32,701 ZAR 339,255 34
15. Nelson Mandela Bay Metro US$ 32,528 ZAR 326,898 90
16. Msunduzi US$ 28,663 ZAR 281,525 22
17. Madibeng US$ 24,861 ZAR 291,297 04
18. Matlosana US$ 24,824 ZAR 248,242 07
19. Makhado US$ 14,989 ZAR 180,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOUTH AFRICA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Switzerland Switzerland US$ 122,976 CHF 116,643 1,093
2. Australia Australia US$ 87,859 AU$ 98,234 2,907
3. Norway Norway US$ 85,174 NOK 637,084 1,012
4. United States United States US$ 81,112 US$ 81,112 19,296
5. Germany Germany US$ 76,448 EUR 61,625 2,189
6. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 73,107 GBP 49,238 4,236
7. France France US$ 70,988 EUR 57,604 1,092
8. Canada Canada US$ 70,703 CA$ 76,788 4,640
9. Finland Finland US$ 67,207 EUR 54,292 524
10. Italy Italy US$ 64,090 EUR 51,486 1,113
11. Mexico Mexico US$ 47,612 MXN 787,035 560
12. South Africa South Africa US$ 47,398 ZAR 470,055 3,423
13. Slovenia Slovenia US$ 45,037 EUR 35,718 260
14. Croatia Croatia US$ 31,530 HRK 192,012 419
15. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 29,157 MYR 102,598 6,038
16. India India US$ 21,285 INR 1,277,583 8,784

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