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The salary range of employees working in South Africa is, by default, in the range of 9,121.00 ZAR (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 43,571.00 ZAR (high salaries, actual salaries can be even higher).

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

Gross monthly salary in South Africa is
20,000
30,000
40,000
 
10% 9,121 ZAR
90% 43,571 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 15,242
median 13,247
10% 6,077
25% 8,913
75% 19,302
90% 26,785
25-34
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
 
 
Average 22,691
median 18,133
10% 5,893
25% 10,530
75% 29,568
90% 44,713
35-44
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
 
 
Average 27,409
median 21,087
10% 5,683
25% 11,428
75% 36,004
90% 56,261
45-54
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
 
 
Average 25,422
median 18,783
10% 5,500
25% 9,418
75% 33,610
90% 54,224
55+
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
 
 
Average 22,136
median 17,056
10% 5,500
25% 9,268
75% 29,070
90% 45,370

Salaries by gender

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

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Men
26,020 ZAR
23,559 ZAR
Woman icon
Women
In general, in South Africa, men earn 10.5% more than women.

Salaries in selected countries

Total average salary in randomly selected countries.

Czech RepublicCzech Republic

30,580 ZAR (gross)

HungaryHungary

23,894 ZAR (gross)

CroatiaCroatia

16,209 ZAR (net)

LithuaniaLithuania

23,812 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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Office Manager
Administration
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Primary education
Gross monthly salary
2,035 USD
Gross monthly salary
30,000 ZAR
Anually salary
24,420 USD
Anually salary
360,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-10-26 21:30:28
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Data entry clerk
Administration
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
407 USD
Gross monthly salary
6,000 ZAR
Anually salary
4,884 USD
Anually salary
72,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-10-25 07:57:02
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Legal advisor
Law & Legislation
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
1,085 USD
Gross monthly salary
16,000 ZAR
Anually salary
13,020 USD
Anually salary
192,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-10-24 19:07:44
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Software Engineer
Information Technology
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,713 USD
Gross monthly salary
40,000 ZAR
Anually salary
32,556 USD
Anually salary
480,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-10-22 17:37:02
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Insurance Underwriter
Insurance
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
1,526 USD
Gross monthly salary
22,500 ZAR
Anually salary
18,312 USD
Anually salary
270,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-10-22 09:36:14
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Network and Service Operation Specialist
Telecommunications
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
2,826 USD
Gross monthly salary
41,667 ZAR
Anually salary
33,912 USD
Anually salary
500,004 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-10-22 01:52:25
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HR Officer
Human Resources
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
955 USD
Gross monthly salary
14,083 ZAR
Anually salary
11,460 USD
Anually salary
168,996 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-10-21 18:28:00
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Chief Executive Officer
Top Management
Age group
55+
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
11,168 USD
Gross monthly salary
164,667 ZAR
Anually salary
134,016 USD
Anually salary
1,976,004 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-10-21 14:59:55
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Quality Manager
Management
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Primary education
Gross monthly salary
814 USD
Gross monthly salary
12,000 ZAR
Anually salary
9,768 USD
Anually salary
144,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-10-21 12:20:05
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IT Project Manager
Information Technology
Age group
45-54
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
2,713 USD
Gross monthly salary
40,000 ZAR
Anually salary
32,556 USD
Anually salary
480,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2021-10-21 11:23:21

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