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The salary range of employees working in South Africa is, by default, in the range of 9,658.00 ZAR (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 45,470.00 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 salary in South Africa is
20,000
30,000
40,000
 
10% earn less 9,658 ZAR
10% earns more 45,470 ZAR
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Salary ranges

Distribution of employees in South Africa into salary brackets 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
60,000
<24
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
60,000
 
 
Average 16,186
median 14,171
10% 6,686
25% 9,660
75% 20,426
90% 28,098
25-34
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
60,000
 
 
Average 24,164
median 19,658
10% 6,915
25% 11,782
75% 31,343
90% 46,622
35-44
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
60,000
 
 
Average 29,293
median 22,790
10% 6,509
25% 12,608
75% 38,398
90% 59,444
45-54
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
60,000
 
 
Average 26,905
median 20,225
10% 5,500
25% 10,489
75% 35,481
90% 56,488
55+
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
60,000
 
 
Average 22,981
median 17,987
10% 5,500
25% 10,061
75% 30,088
90% 46,341

Salaries by gender

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

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Men
26,910 ZAR
24,900 ZAR
Woman icon
Women
In general, in South Africa, men earn 8.1% more than women.

Salaries in selected countries

Total average salary in randomly selected countries.

SerbiaSerbia

13,436 ZAR (net)

LatviaLatvia

22,767 ZAR (net)

PolandPoland

32,152 ZAR (gross)

RomaniaRomania

19,082 ZAR (net)

The newest profiles in the salary survey

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

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Administrative Worker
Administration
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
671 USD
Gross monthly salary
12,000 ZAR
Anually salary
8,052 USD
Anually salary
144,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2022-09-27 06:46:07
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Agricultural Technician
Agriculture, Food Industry
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
532 USD
Gross monthly salary
9,500 ZAR
Anually salary
6,384 USD
Anually salary
114,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2022-09-25 16:26:26
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Operations Manager
Top Management
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
4,849 USD
Gross monthly salary
86,667 ZAR
Anually salary
58,188 USD
Anually salary
1,040,004 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2022-09-25 13:51:35
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IT Product Manager
Information Technology
Age group
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,399 USD
Gross monthly salary
25,000 ZAR
Anually salary
16,788 USD
Anually salary
300,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2022-09-23 22:04:20
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Country Manager/Director
Top Management
Age group
45-54
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,798 USD
Gross monthly salary
50,000 ZAR
Anually salary
33,576 USD
Anually salary
600,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2022-09-23 18:24:37
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Administrative Worker
Administration
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
560 USD
Gross monthly salary
10,000 ZAR
Anually salary
6,720 USD
Anually salary
120,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2022-09-23 10:43:58
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Accountant
Economy, Finance, Accountancy
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,350 USD
Gross monthly salary
42,000 ZAR
Anually salary
28,200 USD
Anually salary
504,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2022-09-21 12:46:34
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Billing Clerk
Economy, Finance, Accountancy
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
839 USD
Gross monthly salary
15,000 ZAR
Anually salary
10,068 USD
Anually salary
180,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2022-09-21 00:15:35
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Food Technologist
Agriculture, Food Industry
Age group
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
392 USD
Gross monthly salary
7,000 ZAR
Anually salary
4,704 USD
Anually salary
84,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2022-09-19 01:47:59
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Software Engineer
Information Technology
Age group
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
South Africa
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,287 USD
Gross monthly salary
23,000 ZAR
Anually salary
15,444 USD
Anually salary
276,000 ZAR
ClockPosted: 2022-09-17 00:21:28

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