Recently, CareerJunction released its updated salary index showing the average salaries of more than 100 jobs in 10 industries around South Africa.
Report findings indicated that a senior project manager can expect to get a salary of up to R67 234 per month, making the position the highest paid in the country. Senior structural engineers and senior IT managers are the second and third highest paying positions with salaries of up to R64 800 and R55 264, respectively.
Of the national averages, the report revealed that Gauteng by far pays the highest salaries across all industries, while KwaZulu Natal is the lowest paying province.
The salaries listed below are the highest paying jobs per industry:
Senior Project Engineer – R67 234
Building and Construction
Senior Structural Engineers – R64 800
Senior IT Manager – R55 264
Manufacturing & Assembly
Senior Plant Manager – R53 133
Senior Financial Manager – R52 274
Senior Actuary – R52 072
Senior Risk Manager – R51 179
Warehousing & Logistics
Senior Logistics Manager – R51 167
Chartered Accountant – R50 827
Stock Broking & Asset Management
Senior Asset Manager – R47 808
Senior Auditor – R46 583
Brand Manager – R44 189
Senior Telecoms Manager – R42 667
Admin, office and support
Senior office managers – R30 121
* The salary findings were of the website’s actual salary offerings, of more than 28 000 jobs, and were compiled over the second and third quarters of 2014.