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The salary range of employees working in South Africa is, by default, in the range from 10,346.00 ZAR (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 38,434.00 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% 10,346 ZAR
90% 38,434 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 15,822
median 14,205
10% 7,371
25% 10,132
75% 19,689
90% 26,234
25-34
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
 
 
Average 21,955
median 18,709
10% 7,954
25% 12,160
75% 28,042
90% 39,790
35-44
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
 
 
Average 25,469
median 21,094
10% 8,001
25% 13,045
75% 32,860
90% 48,035
45-54
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
 
 
Average 24,213
median 19,448
10% 6,466
25% 11,396
75% 31,512
90% 47,434
55+
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
 
 
Average 21,703
median 18,102
10% 7,067
25% 11,334
75% 27,937
90% 40,548

Salaries by gender

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

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Men
24,348 ZAR
22,581 ZAR
Woman icon
Women
In general, in South Africa, men earn 7.8% more than women.

Salaries in selected countries

Total average salary in randomly selected countries.

MyanmarMyanmar

6,511 ZAR (net)

BulgariaBulgaria

16,352 ZAR (net)

FinlandFinland

67,699 ZAR (gross)

SloveniaSlovenia

36,167 ZAR (gross)

The newest profiles in the salary survey

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

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Chemical Lab Technician
Chemical Industry
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
474 USD
Gross monthly salary
7,804 ZAR
Anually salary
5,688 USD
Anually salary
93,648 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2020-10-29 12:06:28
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Operations Manager
Top Management
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
4,264 USD
Gross monthly salary
70,250 ZAR
Anually salary
51,168 USD
Anually salary
843,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2020-10-23 14:08:27
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Cashier
Banking
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
1,360 USD
Gross monthly salary
22,400 ZAR
Anually salary
16,320 USD
Anually salary
268,800 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2020-10-23 09:38:09
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Office Manager
Administration
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
486 USD
Gross monthly salary
8,000 ZAR
Anually salary
5,832 USD
Anually salary
96,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2020-10-22 15:52:12
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Marketing Specialist
Marketing, Advertising, PR
Age group
<24
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
3,035 USD
Gross monthly salary
50,000 ZAR
Anually salary
36,420 USD
Anually salary
600,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2020-10-21 15:45:04
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Receptionist
Administration
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
1,316 USD
Gross monthly salary
21,679 ZAR
Anually salary
15,792 USD
Anually salary
260,148 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2020-10-21 15:29:14
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Senior Graphic Designer
Journalism, Printing Arts & Media
Age group
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,659 USD
Gross monthly salary
27,333 ZAR
Anually salary
19,908 USD
Anually salary
327,996 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2020-10-21 15:08:01
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Sales Manager
Management
Age group
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Primary education
Gross monthly salary
455 USD
Gross monthly salary
7,500 ZAR
Anually salary
5,460 USD
Anually salary
90,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2020-10-21 11:22:22
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HR Officer
Human Resources
Age group
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,671 USD
Gross monthly salary
27,533 ZAR
Anually salary
20,052 USD
Anually salary
330,396 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2020-10-20 18:13:12
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Financial administration assistant
Economy, Finance, Accountancy
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
South Africa
Education:
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
546 USD
Gross monthly salary
9,000 ZAR
Anually salary
6,552 USD
Anually salary
108,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2020-10-20 12:27:58

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