Top 10 Highest Paid Professions in South Africa – 2018
Posted on February 19, 2018
Career Junction has revealed the top 10 Highest Paid Professions in South Africa for 2018 in its latest report. It gives an estimation of the pay packages in the ten major industries across the nation. This is also inclusive of the kind of professions that earn the highest salaries.
The comprehensive data revealed by Career Junction will be very much useful to the immigrant aspirants to South Africa in 2018. It reveals that majority of the highest paid professions in South Africa are in the Engineering sector. A Structural and Civil Engineer earn the highest average annual salary with R 843, 612, as quoted by the M Careers 24.
Apart from Engineers, the other professions that earn high salaries include the ICT and Finance sectors. A new addition to the list is the Medical field. The data is in conformity with the information revealed by Job Mail Co ZA that lists the highest paid job titles. These include Computer and Information Systems Managers, Petroleum Engineers, Accountant, Software Engineer, and Architects.
The data revealed by Career Junction and Job Mail Co ZA offer details of the expected average annual salary in 10 specific sectors in South Africa. It includes the highest paid professions with the average yearly salaries.
The top 10 Highest Paid Professions in South Africa for 2018:
|Rank||Profession||Average annual salary in R|
|1||Civil/Structural Engineer||843, 612|
|2||Corporate Lender||835, 584|
|3||Technical and Business Architect||798, 696|
|4||Chartered Accountant||790, 080|
|5||Financial Manager||783, 864|
|6||Environmental Engineer||779, 328|
|7||Mechanical Engineer||757, 884|
|8||Hospital Manager||734, 340|
|9||General Practitioner||731, 976|
|10||Electrical Engineer||730, 368|
|11||IT Manager||700, 044|
|12||Financial Analyst||671, 724|
|13||Industrial Engineer||670, 104|
|14||Consulting Engineer||640, 428|
|15||Electronic Engineer||634, 548|