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The salary range of employees working in South Africa is, by default, in the range from 10,068.00 ZAR (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 37,486.00 ZAR (high salaries, actual salaries can be even higher).

This is the total monthly salary, including bonuses. Salaries vary significantly in individual job positions. If you are interested in salaries for a specific position, participate in the survey.

Average gross monthly salary in South Africa is
20,000
30,000
 
10% 10,068 ZAR
90% 37,486 ZAR
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Salary ranges

Distribution of employees in South Africa into wage bands in ZAR.

Salaries by age group

Average salary and range in South Africa by age in ZAR.

10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
<24
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
 
 
Average 15,638
median 14,122
10% 7,494
25% 10,183
75% 19,387
90% 25,626
25-34
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
 
 
Average 22,053
median 18,713
10% 7,826
25% 12,074
75% 28,212
90% 40,214
35-44
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
 
 
Average 25,467
median 21,249
10% 8,308
25% 13,312
75% 32,779
90% 47,559
45-54
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
 
 
Average 23,301
median 18,970
10% 6,695
25% 11,385
75% 30,216
90% 44,913
55+
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
 
 
Average 21,846
median 18,062
10% 6,803
25% 11,137
75% 28,200
90% 41,293

Salaries by gender

Comparison of the average salary of men and women in South Africa (ZAR).

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Men
23,189 ZAR
22,577 ZAR
Woman icon
Women
In general, in South Africa, men earn 2.7% more than women.

Salaries in selected countries

Total average salary in randomly selected countries.

SloveniaSlovenia

32,866 ZAR (gross)

RomaniaRomania

16,602 ZAR (net)

BulgariaBulgaria

15,915 ZAR (net)

MyanmarMyanmar

5,543 ZAR (net)

The newest profiles in the salary survey

List of recent respondents whose data are used in further salary survey calculations.

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Planning assistant
Construction & Real Estate
Age group
45-54
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
1,013 USD
Gross monthly salary
14,833 ZAR
Anually salary
12,156 USD
Anually salary
177,996 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-04-14 09:22:13
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Forklift Truck Operator
Transport, Haulage, Logistics
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
813 USD
Gross monthly salary
11,913 ZAR
Anually salary
9,756 USD
Anually salary
142,956 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-04-14 07:48:36
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Web Designer
Information Technology
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
2,390 USD
Gross monthly salary
35,000 ZAR
Anually salary
28,680 USD
Anually salary
420,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-04-13 17:42:53
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Financial Analyst
Economy, Finance, Accountancy
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,550 USD
Gross monthly salary
52,000 ZAR
Anually salary
42,600 USD
Anually salary
624,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-04-13 15:31:17
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Compliance Specialist
Banking
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
1,389 USD
Gross monthly salary
20,337 ZAR
Anually salary
16,668 USD
Anually salary
244,044 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-04-13 13:25:06
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Senior Accountant
Economy, Finance, Accountancy
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,483 USD
Gross monthly salary
51,009 ZAR
Anually salary
41,796 USD
Anually salary
612,108 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-04-13 12:23:24
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Financial Analyst
Banking
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
4,267 USD
Gross monthly salary
62,500 ZAR
Anually salary
51,204 USD
Anually salary
750,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-04-13 07:54:12
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Regulatory Affairs Manager
Medicine & Social Care
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
3,323 USD
Gross monthly salary
48,667 ZAR
Anually salary
39,876 USD
Anually salary
584,004 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-04-12 22:21:19
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Technical Support Specialist
Customer Support
Age group
<24
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
819 USD
Gross monthly salary
12,000 ZAR
Anually salary
9,828 USD
Anually salary
144,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-04-12 19:49:09
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Warehouseman
Transport, Haulage, Logistics
Age group
<24
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
410 USD
Gross monthly salary
6,000 ZAR
Anually salary
4,920 USD
Anually salary
72,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-04-12 16:21:22

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