HOME SALARY COMPARISON COST OF LIVING
Home Page
Compare Your Salary
Salary Report
Best Paying Jobs
Salary Increase Letter
Read Our Articles
Salary Calculator

SAP Consultant Average Salary in South Africa 2019

How much money does a SAP Consultant make in South Africa?

32,728 ZAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a SAP Consultant in South Africa typically earns around 32,728 ZAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. SAP Consultant salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

SAP Consultant Salary Distribution in South Africa

Median and salary distribution monthly South Africa SAP Consultant

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

SAP Consultant salaries in South Africa range between 14,400 ZAR per month (minimum salary) to 49,419 ZAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 33,055 ZAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as SAP Consultant are earning less than 33,055 ZAR while the other half are earning more than 33,055 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 as SAP Consultant are earning less than 21,355 ZAR while 75% of them are earning more than 21,355 ZAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as SAP Consultant are earning less than 42,062 ZAR while 25% are earning more than 42,062 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

SAP Consultant Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
17,377 ZAR
2 - 5 Years    +31%  
22,805 ZAR
5 - 10 Years    +18%  
27,007 ZAR
10 - 15 Years    +27%  
34,361 ZAR
15 - 20 Years    +12%  
38,563 ZAR
20+ Years    +20%  
46,092 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down SAP Consultant salaries by experience level. A SAP Consultant with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 17,377 ZAR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 22,805 ZAR per month, 31% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 27,007 ZAR per month, 18% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, SAP Consultant(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 34,361 ZAR per month, 27% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 38,563 ZAR per month, 12% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 46,092 ZAR per month, 20% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly South Africa SAP Consultant

SAP Consultant Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
23,330 ZAR
Bachelor's Degree    +29%  
30,159 ZAR
Master's Degree    +26%  
38,038 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down SAP Consultant salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a SAP Consultant is 23,330 ZAR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 30,159 ZAR per month, 29% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 38,038 ZAR per month, 26% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly South Africa SAP Consultant


SAP Consultant Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
30,110 ZAR
Male    +16%  
34,855 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male SAP Consultant employees in South Africa earn 16% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly South Africa SAP Consultant

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
28,473 ZAR
Public Sector    +28%  
36,492 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector SAP Consultant employees in South Africa earn 28% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly South Africa SAP Consultant

SAP Consultant Salary Trend and Forecast in South Africa

How are SAP Consultant salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly South Africa SAP Consultant
Average Salary 2016    =  
30,128 ZAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
31,243 ZAR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
32,118 ZAR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
32,728 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
SAP Consultant salaries in South Africa are on the rise 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.

SAP Consultant Average Hourly Wage in South Africa

189 ZAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in South Africa for SAP Consultant is 189 ZAR. This means that the average SAP Consultant in South Africa earns approximatly 189 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.

SAP Consultant VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between SAP Consultant and Information Technology monthly South AfricaWe compared South Africa salaries for SAP Consultant, Information Technology, and All Jobs and we found that SAP Consultant salaries are 8% more than those of Information Technology. We also found out that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Advertising Account Planner28,831 ZAR-12%
Application Consultant35,829 ZAR+9%
Business Process Consultant32,195 ZAR-2%
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant31,870 ZAR-3%
Information Program Director40,212 ZAR+23%
Information Services Consultant33,477 ZAR+2%
Information Technology Consultant31,445 ZAR-4%
SAP Consultant32,728 ZAR=
Sharepoint Consultant30,926 ZAR-6%
Systems Consultant32,726 ZAR-0%
Technical Consultant32,759 ZAR+0%
Test Analyst31,062 ZAR-5%
Testing Manager37,798 ZAR+15%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bloemfontein30,146 ZAR
Cape Town36,550 ZAR
Durban36,042 ZAR
Johannesburg32,416 ZAR
Port Elizabeth30,459 ZAR
Pretoria32,862 ZAR
12300 - 1
Home|Privacy Policy|Salary Comparison

©Salary Explorer 2018