Is your job one of the highest paying jobs in South Africa?
Do you enjoy your job? Well, that’s important. But, so is money. Would you still go to work if you didn’t need money? Of course not.
CareerJunction collected data showing the highest paying jobs in South Africa. The data is based on real salary offerings posted on their job board.
So, which jobs offered salary increases?
- Building and construction
The salary increases were especially seen in senior-level professionals.
The following sectors increased in salary offers and yearly increases, with a jump of over 43%:
- Building foreman
- Equipment operators
- Warehouse packing
- Construction/ demolition equipment operators
Systems and network administrators and IT project managers salaries also increased by over 20%.
Which jobs dipped?
- Sales and marketing professionals
Where’s the best place to work?
Data says: Gauteng offers the best salaries.
Job professionals in Gauteng are in higher demand. This is because of the economic activity in the province.
People in KwaZulu-Natal with careers in:
- marketing and engineering and construction earn up to 20% below average.
- ICT and warehousing and logistics earn up to 30% below average.
In the Western Cape, people with careers in:
- Finance earn up to 24% below average.
Here’s a list of the highest paying jobs in South Africa
|Job||Sector||Average monthly salary||Average annual salary|
|Civil/Structural Engineering||Engineering||R70 301||R843 612|
|Corporate Lending||Finance||R69 632||R835 584|
|Technical and Business Architecture||ICT||R66 558||R798 696|
|Chartered Accounting||Finance||R65 840||R790 080|
|Financial Management||Finance||R65 322||R783 864|
|Environmental Engineering||Engineering||R64 944||R779 328|
|Mechanical Engineering||Engineering||R63 157||R757 884|
|Hospital Management||Medical||R61 195||R734 340|
|General Practitioner||Medical||R60 998||R731 976|
|Electrical Engineering||Engineering||R60 864||R730 368|
|IT Management||ICT||R58 337||R700 044|
|Financial Analysis||Finance||R55 977||R671 724|
|Industrial Engineering||Engineering||R55 842||R670 104|
|Consulting Engineering||Construction||R53 369||R640 428|
|Electronic Engineering||Engineering||R52 879||R634 548|