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The salary range for people working in South Africa is typically from 10,111 ZAR (minimum salary) to 35,054 ZAR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the total monthly salary including bonuses. Salaries vary drastically among different job categories. If you are interested in the salary of a particular category, see below for salaries for specific categories.

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Working areas
Average gross monthly salary by survey (in ZAR)
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Administration

15,810
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Agriculture, Food Industry

14,956
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Arts & Culture

17,092
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Banking

24,552
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Car Industry

19,188
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Chemical Industry

19,593
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Commerce

18,827
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Construction & Real Estate

20,974
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Customer Support

16,719
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Economy, Finance, Accountancy

22,317
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Education, Science & Research

17,496
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Electrical & Power Engineering

20,256
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General labour

14,485
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Human Resources

22,588
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Information Technology

29,546
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Insurance

20,233
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Journalism, Printing Arts & Media

17,608
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Law & Legislation

24,220
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Leasing

28,565
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Management

30,570
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Marketing, Advertising, PR

21,642
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Mechanical Engineering

19,639
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Medicine & Social Care

16,984
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Mining, Metallurgy

20,713
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Pharmaceutical Industry

22,310
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Production

17,820
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Public Administration, Self-governance

20,167
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Quality Management

22,523
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Security & Protection

16,764
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Service Industries

14,578
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Technology, Development

26,731
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Telecommunications

23,640
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Textile, Leather, Apparel Industry

12,237
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Top Management

47,582
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Tourism, Gastronomy, Hotel Business

14,639
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Translating, interpreting

19,016
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Transport, Haulage, Logistics

16,612
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Water Management, Forestry, Environment

18,807
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Wood Processing Industry

16,122