South Africa
South Africa






South Africa

Salaries in South Africa

The salary in South Africa is $1 630. The average salary in micro-enterprises with up to 15 employees is $978; in small enterprises with up to 100 employees it’s $1 467, and $1 793 in medium-sized companies with over 100 employees. The average salary in large enterprises from 250 people in South Africa is $2 282. In the state-financed organizations in South Africa, the average salary is $1 304.





Average salaries in South Africa in 2022 and 2021

Average salary in South Africa in 2021 , it was $1 581, and in 2022 - $1 630. Average salary growth in South Africa for the year was 3%.

2022
2021
Average monthly salary
$1 630
$1 581
Large enterprises
$2 282
$2 214
Medium enterprises
$1 793
$1 739
Small businesses
$1 467
$1 423
Microenterprises
$978
$949
Public sector
$1 304
$1 265


Salaries in South Africa by field of activity

We calculate the average salary in South Africa by field of activity based on the main areas of employment in a particular city or country. The main areas of activity in South Africa so far are:

Public administration, court and notary

The average salary in South Africa in the state administration, the court and the notary is about $5 379. The salary of the head of the region is about $17 930, the salaries of local government deputies are $6 096, the average salaries of officials in South Africa region are $4 393. Judges salaries are approximately $10 758. The income of a private notary is $5 379, and the state one is about $5 379.

Head of the Administration
$17 930
Government deputies
$6 096
Government officials
$4 393
Judges
$10 758
Notary
$5 379


The education system

The average salary in the education system in South Africa is $1 255. The salary of a teacher at a school is $1 309, and the headmaster is $2 510. A kindergarten teacher in South Africa earns about $897, in turn, the head of the kindergarten receives $2 241. In the higher education system in South Africa, salaries are 15-20% higher, a university teacher receives about $2 152, and a university rector receives $7 351. The average salary of a college or technical school teacher is $1 901, and the director is $4 662.

School teacher
$1 309
Headmaster of the school
$2 510
University teacher
$2 152
University rector
$7 351
College teacher
$1 901
College director
$4 662
Kindergarten teacher
$897
Kindergarten head
$2 241


Medicine

The salary in the field of medicine in South Africa is $2 241. The salary of a general practitioner is $4 751, a surgeons salary is $3 227, a nurse receives $1 703, and the chief doctor at the hospital receives $4 751.

Chief Physician
$4 751
General Practitioner
$2 331
Doctor surgeon
$3 227
Nurse
$1 703




Law enforcement agencies

The security ministries in South Africa include law enforcement agencies, the military, bailiffs, etc.; Their allowance depends, as a rule, on the rank and position. The average salary of security forces in South Africa is $1 972. The salary of a Colonel is approximately $4 751, of a Major is $3 227, of a Lieutenant or a Warrant officer is $1 883, and enlisted personnel earns $1 434.

Colonel
$4 751
Major
$3 227
Lieutenant, Ensign
$1 883
Private, petty officer
$1 434


Public catering

The average salary in the public catering sector in South Africa is approximately $1 614. The salary of a chef in a restaurant or cafe is $2 241, of a barista is $1 883, the average salary of a waiter is about $1 434, and fast food workers salary in South Africa is $1 255.

Chef
$2 241
Barista
$1 883
Waiter
$1 434
Fast food worker
$1 255


Construction industry

The average salary in construction in South Africa is about $1 883. The salary of a civil engineer is $3 317, of a foreman is $2 510, the average salary of a house painter is about $1 524, of a crane operator is $1 793, and the salary of a construction worker is $1 434.

Civil engineer
$3 317
Foreman
$2 510
House painter
$1 524
Crane operator
$1 793
Construction worker
$1 434


IT

The average salary in the field of information technology in South Africa is $2 510. A programmer gets about $2 779, a web developer about $2 331, and a system administrator in South Africa earns $2 062.

Programmer
$2 779
Web Developer
$2 331
System Administrator
$2 062


Office employees

The volume of the monthly average salary of office employees in various fields of activity in South Africa is approximately $1 901 dollars. A sales manager in South Africa receives $1 972, an office manager - $1 883, an accountant - $1 793, and a lawyer salary in South Africa is about $2 062.

Sales Manager
$1 972
Office Manager
$1 883
Accountant
$1 793
Lawyer
$2 062


Trading

The monthly income of store employees in South Africa is $1 255. The salary of the cashier is $1 165, and the store director is $1 703.

Seller-cashier
$1 165
Store Directors
$1 703


Transport

The average salary in the transport industry in South Africa is $1 255. The salary of a driver is $1 434 dollars, a car mechanic is $1 345, and the income of a taxi driver in South Africa is about $2 510 per month.

Driver
$1 434
Car mechanic
$1 345
Taxi driver
$2 510


Utilities sector

The average salary of employees of the housing and communal services workers in South Africa is about $897. The salary of a plumber is $897, of an electrician is $1 165, and the average salary of a street cleaner is about $807.

Plumber
$1 076
Electrician
$1 165
Street cleaner
$807