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Networking Average Salaries in Johannesburg 2020

How much money does a person working in Networking make in Johannesburg?

Average Monthly Salary
30,300 ZAR
( 364,000 ZAR yearly)


A person working in Networking in Johannesburg typically earns around 30,300 ZAR per month. Salaries range from 24,800 ZAR (lowest) to 36,800 ZAR (highest).

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

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Computer Networks Architect33,900 ZAR
Network Administrator29,100 ZAR
Network Analyst29,600 ZAR
Network Engineer27,200 ZAR
Network Engineering Manager34,700 ZAR
Network Security Systems Manager35,600 ZAR
Network Specialist32,200 ZAR
Network Technician24,400 ZAR
Wireless Consultant32,400 ZAR

Networking Jobs Salary Distribution in Johannesburg

Median and salary distribution monthly Johannesburg Networking

The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    The Networking salaries in Johannesburg range between 24,800 ZAR per month (minimum salary) to 36,800 ZAR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 30,300 ZAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Networking are earning less than 30,300 ZAR while the other half are earning more than 30,300 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.

  • Percentiles

    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 Networking are earning less than 24,800 ZAR while 75% of them are earning more than 24,800 ZAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Networking are earning less than 33,600 ZAR while 25% are earning more than 33,600 ZAR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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

Networking Salary Forecast and Trend in Johannesburg

How do Networking salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Johannesburg Networking
Average Salary 2016
27,400 ZAR
Average Salary 2017+4%
28,400 ZAR
Average Salary 2018+2%
29,100 ZAR
Average Salary 2019+1%
29,500 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Networking salaries in Johannesburg are rising in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2020 are 3% higher than those of 2019. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Networking Hourly Average Wage in Johannesburg

170 ZAR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Johannesburg for Networking is 170 ZAR. This means that the average person in Johannesburg earns approximatly 170 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.

Networking VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Networking and Information Technology monthly JohannesburgWe compared Johannesburg salaries for Networking, Information Technology, and All Jobs and we found that Networking salaries are 7% less than those of Information Technology. We also found out that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.

Johannesburg VS South Africa

Salary Comparison Between Johannesburg and South Africa monthly NetworkingWe compared Networking salaries in Johannesburg and South Africa and we found that Johannesburg salaries are 7% more than those of South Africa.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bloemfontein27,500 ZAR
Cape Town33,000 ZAR
Durban31,500 ZAR
Johannesburg30,300 ZAR
Port Elizabeth28,600 ZAR
Pretoria29,700 ZAR
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