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Best Paying Jobs in South Africa 2020

Job TitleAverage Monthly Salary
1.   Surgeon - Plastic Reconstructive138,000 ZAR
2.   Surgeon - Pediatric119,000 ZAR
3.   Urologist109,000 ZAR
4.   Chief of Psychology104,000 ZAR
5.   Surgeon - Burn101,000 ZAR
6.   Physician - Radiation Therapy97,400 ZAR
7.   Generalist - Obstetrics and Gynecology92,000 ZAR
8.   Physician - Hematology / Oncology88,600 ZAR
9.   Periodontist87,400 ZAR
10.   Physician - Maternal / Fetal Medicine84,800 ZAR
11.   Perfusionist83,600 ZAR
12.   Physician - Physiatry80,400 ZAR
13.   Counseling Psychologist76,800 ZAR
14.   Dentist75,100 ZAR
15.   Physician - Podiatry73,900 ZAR
16.   Physician - Occupational Medicine72,400 ZAR
17.   Ophthalmologist71,200 ZAR
18.   Medical Director69,700 ZAR
19.   Physician - Family Practice67,200 ZAR
20.   Finance Director65,500 ZAR
21.   Physician - Geriatrics63,200 ZAR
22.   Emergency Department Physician62,400 ZAR
23.   Correctional Treatment Specialist60,500 ZAR
24.   Brand Director59,200 ZAR
25.   Optician58,700 ZAR
26.   Director58,300 ZAR
27.   Global Wholesale Manager57,600 ZAR
28.   Director of Real Estate57,000 ZAR
29.   Speech and Language Pathologist56,800 ZAR
30.   Corporate Treasurer55,700 ZAR
31.   Pharmacy Manager55,100 ZAR
32.   COO54,600 ZAR
33.   Genetic Counselor54,400 ZAR
34.   Physician - Pain Medicine54,100 ZAR
35.   Operations Manager53,900 ZAR
36.   Operations Executive53,600 ZAR
37.   Sales Director53,400 ZAR
38.   Sales Executive53,000 ZAR
39.   Telecommunications Manager52,600 ZAR
40.   Management Executive52,400 ZAR
41.   Brand Marketing52,200 ZAR
42.   Sales Manager52,000 ZAR
43.   Government Affairs Director51,700 ZAR
44.   Deputy Managing Director51,500 ZAR
45.   Chief Product Officer51,100 ZAR
46.   Phlebotomist51,000 ZAR
47.   Government Property Inspector50,900 ZAR
48.   Certified Respiratory Therapist50,800 ZAR
49.   Goods Manufacturing Practices50,700 ZAR
50.   Astronomer50,500 ZAR
51.   Media Sales Manager50,400 ZAR
52.   Power Plant Operations Manager49,900 ZAR
53.   Marketing and Business Development Manager49,700 ZAR
54.   Education Director49,600 ZAR
55.   Chief Operating Officer49,500 ZAR
56.   Supply Chain Manager49,400 ZAR
57.   Procurement Manager49,200 ZAR
58.   Mortgage Operations Manager49,100 ZAR
59.   Emergency Services Director49,000 ZAR
60.   Supply Chain Director48,900 ZAR
61.   Chief Information Technology Officer48,700 ZAR
62.   Program Manager48,700 ZAR
63.   Corporate Director of Human Resources48,600 ZAR
64.   Physicist48,500 ZAR
65.   Supply Operations Manager48,500 ZAR
66.   Professor - Chemistry48,400 ZAR
67.   Finance Executive48,300 ZAR
68.   Legal Executive48,200 ZAR
69.   Respiratory Care Practitioner48,100 ZAR
70.   Information Technology Manager48,000 ZAR
71.   Production Executive47,900 ZAR
72.   Quality Manager47,700 ZAR
73.   Quality Assurance Manager47,600 ZAR
74.   Professor - Architecture47,400 ZAR
75.   Immigration Executive47,300 ZAR
76.   Marketing Executive47,300 ZAR
77.   Rehabilitation Services Manager47,200 ZAR
78.   Market Development Executive47,100 ZAR
79.   Engineering Geologist47,100 ZAR
80.   Media Relations Manager47,000 ZAR
81.   Tax Manager46,900 ZAR
82.   Distribution Director46,800 ZAR
83.   Director of Strategic Supplier Relations46,700 ZAR
84.   Brand Ambassador46,600 ZAR
85.   Director of Accreditation46,600 ZAR
86.   AML Analyst46,500 ZAR
87.   Head of Middle Office46,300 ZAR
88.   Emergency Management Director46,200 ZAR
89.   Finance Relationship Manager46,100 ZAR
90.   Medical Affairs Director45,800 ZAR
91.   Corporate Compliance Director45,700 ZAR
92.   Vice President of Finance45,600 ZAR
93.   Recruiting Manager45,500 ZAR
94.   Director of Client Services45,400 ZAR
95.   Health Compliance Director45,300 ZAR
96.   Distribution Executive45,200 ZAR
97.   Patient Services Director45,200 ZAR
98.   Professor - Foreign Languages45,000 ZAR
99.   Financial Systems Manager44,900 ZAR
100.   Life Scientist44,800 ZAR
101.   Business Manager44,700 ZAR
102.   E-Commerce Strategy Manager44,700 ZAR
103.   Media Design Manager44,600 ZAR
104.   Professor - Communication44,600 ZAR
105.   Information Technology Manager44,500 ZAR
106.   Director of Talent Acquisition44,300 ZAR
107.   Investment Fund Manager44,100 ZAR
108.   Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing Manager44,100 ZAR
109.   Lab Manager43,900 ZAR
110.   Government Affairs Representative43,800 ZAR
111.   Laboratory Manager43,700 ZAR
112.   Product Marketing Executive43,500 ZAR
113.   Professor - Social Work43,500 ZAR
114.   Corporate Affairs Executive43,400 ZAR
115.   Distribution Manager43,200 ZAR
116.   Operations Analyst43,100 ZAR
117.   Clinician43,100 ZAR
118.   Fundraising Manager43,000 ZAR
119.   Tax Research Manager42,800 ZAR
120.   ERP Project Manager42,800 ZAR
121.   Interventional Radiographer42,700 ZAR
122.   Health Services Manager42,600 ZAR
123.   Real Estate Project Manager42,500 ZAR
124.   Event Marketing42,400 ZAR
125.   Paralegal42,200 ZAR
126.   Technology Vice President42,100 ZAR
127.   Talent Acquisition Manager42,000 ZAR
128.   Import and Procurement Manager41,900 ZAR
129.   Chief People Officer41,800 ZAR
130.   Cluster Director41,800 ZAR
131.   Head of Retail Design Management41,700 ZAR
132.   Commercial Project Manager41,600 ZAR
133.   Clinical Laboratory Scientist41,500 ZAR
134.   Head of Sustainability41,400 ZAR
135.   Solar Energy Installation Manager41,300 ZAR
136.   Six Sigma Black Belt41,200 ZAR
137.   Campaign Manager41,100 ZAR
138.   Audit Supervisor40,900 ZAR
139.   Real Estate Appraiser40,900 ZAR
140.   Assistant Operations Manager40,800 ZAR
141.   Recreation Manager40,700 ZAR
142.   Head of Department40,600 ZAR
143.   Operations Training Specialist Head40,600 ZAR
144.   Web Security Manager40,500 ZAR
145.   Accounting Head40,500 ZAR
146.   Educational Psychologist40,400 ZAR
147.   Practice Manager40,300 ZAR
148.   Psychometrist40,300 ZAR
149.   Clinical Biochemist40,300 ZAR
150.   Information Program Director40,200 ZAR
151.   Bank Accounts Manager40,200 ZAR
152.   Clinical Research Manager40,100 ZAR
153.   Electoral Project Coordinator40,000 ZAR
154.   Operations Manager40,000 ZAR
155.   Clinical Molecular Geneticist40,000 ZAR
156.   Social Scientist39,900 ZAR
157.   Client Delivery Manager39,800 ZAR
158.   Administrative Director39,800 ZAR
159.   Cluster Revenue Manager39,700 ZAR
160.   Quality Executive39,600 ZAR
161.   Director of Rehabilitation Services39,500 ZAR
162.   Mortgage Collection Manager39,500 ZAR
163.   Head Coach39,400 ZAR
164.   Child Psychotherapist39,300 ZAR
165.   Drug Safety / Medical Information Specialist39,200 ZAR
166.   Trade Product Manager39,100 ZAR
167.   Telecommunication Service Delivery Manager39,100 ZAR
168.   Bankruptcy Coordinator39,000 ZAR
169.   Lecturer38,900 ZAR
170.   Insurance Sales Manager38,900 ZAR
171.   Academic Manager38,800 ZAR
172.   Quality Assurance Manager38,700 ZAR
173.   Assistant Finance Manager38,700 ZAR
174.   Labor Relations Director38,700 ZAR
175.   Regional Account Manager38,600 ZAR
176.   Retail Operations Manager38,600 ZAR
177.   Change Control Analyst38,500 ZAR
178.   Director of Facilities Management38,400 ZAR
179.   Credit Risk Associate38,400 ZAR
180.   Art Director38,300 ZAR
181.   Mortgage Quality Assurance Manager38,300 ZAR
182.   Export Logistics Manager38,200 ZAR
183.   Veterinary Office Manager38,200 ZAR
184.   Pharmacist38,100 ZAR
185.   Environmental Manager38,100 ZAR
186.   Product Manager38,100 ZAR
187.   Operations Support Manager38,000 ZAR
188.   Quality Control Manager38,000 ZAR
189.   Financial Customer Service Manager38,000 ZAR
190.   Digital Media Specialist37,900 ZAR
191.   Clinical Pharmacist37,900 ZAR
192.   Business Analyst37,800 ZAR
193.   Information Security Director37,800 ZAR
194.   Facilities and Project Manager37,800 ZAR
195.   Infection Control Practitioner37,700 ZAR
196.   Chiropractor37,700 ZAR
197.   Service Manager37,700 ZAR
198.   Information Technology Project Director37,600 ZAR
199.   Architectural Manager37,500 ZAR
200.   Respiratory Manager37,500 ZAR

How much money does a person working in South Africa make?


Average Monthly Salary
31,400 ZAR
( 377,000 ZAR yearly)

LOW
4,250
ZAR
AVERAGE
31,400
ZAR
HIGH
139,000
ZAR

A person working in South Africa typically earns around 31,400 ZAR per month. Salaries range from 4,250 ZAR (lowest average) to 139,000 ZAR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bloemfontein30,500 ZAR
Cape Town36,500 ZAR
Durban34,900 ZAR
Johannesburg33,600 ZAR
Port Elizabeth31,700 ZAR
Pretoria33,000 ZAR

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