How much money does a person working in Other IT make in South Africa?
27,402 ZAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Other IT in South Africa typically earns around 27,402 ZAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Other IT jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Applications System Specialist||27,502 ZAR|
|Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist||36,563 ZAR|
|Artificial Intelligence Developer||33,615 ZAR|
|Blockchain Associate||30,672 ZAR|
|Blockchain Developer||28,686 ZAR|
|Computer Animator||27,530 ZAR|
|Computer Hardware Engineer||25,497 ZAR|
|Computer Operator||21,479 ZAR|
|Computer Technician||24,742 ZAR|
|Copy Editor||26,394 ZAR|
|Data Center Technician||27,474 ZAR|
|Documentation Specialist||27,640 ZAR|
|Ethical Hacker||28,279 ZAR|
|GIS Analyst||27,398 ZAR|
|Global BI Analyst||32,557 ZAR|
|Hardware Design Engineer||29,174 ZAR|
|Hardware Technician||23,364 ZAR|
|Help Desk Analyst||31,010 ZAR|
|Informatics Optimization Specialist||31,819 ZAR|
|Information Assurance Analyst||32,290 ZAR|
|Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer||27,916 ZAR|
|Information Technology Quality Specialist||31,766 ZAR|
|Information Technology Trainer||32,777 ZAR|
|Interface Designer||25,632 ZAR|
|Microsystems Engineer||30,423 ZAR|
|Numerical Control Programmer||25,907 ZAR|
|Records Manager||27,450 ZAR|
|Scrum Master||24,378 ZAR|
|Software Sales||28,535 ZAR|
|Software Specialist||26,480 ZAR|
|Storage Engineer||26,557 ZAR|
|Systems Engineer||24,762 ZAR|
|Systems Integrator||29,901 ZAR|
|Technical Sales||30,605 ZAR|
|Technical Trainer||32,268 ZAR|
|Technical Writer||28,213 ZAR|
|Usability Engineer||28,817 ZAR|
|User Experience Consultant||35,340 ZAR|
|User Experience Design Expert||31,574 ZAR|
|User Experience Researcher||34,337 ZAR|
|User Interface Designer||28,907 ZAR|
|Video Game Designer||26,278 ZAR|
|Visual Information Specialist||27,937 ZAR|
|Writer and Documentor||27,889 ZAR|
Other IT Jobs Salary Distribution in South Africa
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Other IT salaries in South Africa range between 20,467 ZAR per month (minimum salary) to 33,979 ZAR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 27,676 ZAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Other IT 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 Other IT are earning less than 21,664 ZAR while 75% of them are earning more than 21,664 ZAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Other IT are earning less than 31,444 ZAR while 25% are earning more than 31,444 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
Other IT Salary Forecast and Trend in South Africa
How do Other IT 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|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Other IT 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 2% 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.
Other IT Hourly Average Wage in South Africa
158 ZAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in South Africa for Other IT is 158 ZAR. This means that the average person in South Africa earns approximatly 158 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.
Other IT 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||31,886 ZAR|
|Port Elizabeth||27,674 ZAR|
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