Big salary increases in South Africa – 2013 to 2017

CareerJunction recently released its latest salary review for South Africa, detailing how much local employees are paid across various sectors. The report is based on salary offerings on the CareerJunction website for the period of October 2016 to March 2017, and represent monthly cost-to-company remuneration averages. CareerJunction covers the “top 10 sectors” in the South African job market in the report, detailing how much “intermediate” and “senior” employees earn on average.

The company has released several reports over the past four years, allowing us to see which positions have suffered from salary cuts and which jobs have experienced big increases.

The table below details how salaries have changed between 2013 and 2017 in the report.

Salary Increases

South African Salaries – 2013 to 2017
Intermediate Employees
Position 2013 Average Salary 2017 March Average Salary Increase/Decrease
Software Developer R26,597 R37,948 42.68%
System and Network Admin (IT) R21,045 R28,120 33.62%
Database Design, Development, Administration R27,332 R32,600 19.27%
Business Analysis (IT) R34,920 R40,611 16.30%
Payroll and Wages R16,467 R17,959 9.06%
Civil Engineering R40,387 R40,768 0.94%
Chartered Accountant R41,500 R40,772 -1.75%
Electrician R23,620 R20,659 -12.54%
Quantity Surveying R36,769 R29,532 -19.68%
Senior Employees
Position 2013 Average Salary 2017 March Average Salary Increase/Decrease
System and Network Admin (IT) R25,509 R39,146 53.46%
Software Developer R35,393 R47,576 34.42%
Chartered Accountant R45,990 R58,707 27.65%
Business Analysis (IT) R40,898 R47,735 16.72%
Database Design, Development, Administration R38,688 R45,129 16.65%
Electrician R26,433 R29,978 13.41%
Civil Engineer R53,203 R58,515 9.98%
Quantity Surveying R45,308 R41,016 -9.47%
Payroll and Wages R28,164 R20,234 -28.16%

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References

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