How much money does a person working in IT Administration make in South Africa?
28,241 ZAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in IT Administration in South Africa typically earns around 28,241 ZAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different IT Administration jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Change Administrator||27,751 ZAR|
|CRM Application Administrator||28,513 ZAR|
|Information Technology Administrator||25,095 ZAR|
|Information Technology Project Administrator||25,101 ZAR|
|Linux Administrator||31,355 ZAR|
|Lotus Domino Administrator||31,835 ZAR|
|Mail Server Administrator||28,571 ZAR|
|NT Systems Administrator||28,194 ZAR|
|SharePoint Administrator||30,710 ZAR|
|System Administrator||28,222 ZAR|
|Technology Specialist||32,085 ZAR|
|UNIX Administrator||31,481 ZAR|
|Windows System Administrator||28,279 ZAR|
IT Administration Jobs Salary Distribution in South Africa
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The IT Administration salaries in South Africa range between 24,327 ZAR per month (minimum salary) to 32,052 ZAR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 27,676 ZAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in IT Administration are earning less than 27,676 ZAR while the other half are earning more than 27,676 ZAR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in IT Administration are earning less than 23,401 ZAR while 75% of them are earning more than 23,401 ZAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in IT Administration are earning less than 28,669 ZAR while 25% are earning more than 28,669 ZAR.
What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary
IT Administration Salary Forecast and Trend in South Africa
How do IT Administration salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +2% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +3% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
IT Administration salaries in South Africa are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.
IT Administration Hourly Average Wage in South Africa
163 ZAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in South Africa for IT Administration is 163 ZAR. This means that the average person in South Africa earns approximatly 163 ZAR for every worked hour.
Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.
IT Administration VS Other Jobs
We compared South Africa salaries for Information Technology and All Jobs and we found that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City
|Cape Town||32,861 ZAR|
|Port Elizabeth||28,521 ZAR|
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