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According to a new report, salaries for the top ten jobs in South Africa starts at R1.8 million a year, with the highest earners bringing up to R6 million a year.

South Africa's Top 10 Best Paying Jobs Right Now

The Report:

Specialist recruitment agency Michael Page Africa recently released a report on the highest earning jobs in South Africa. According to the report, financial and logistics industries accounted for seven of the ten top-paying careers. Human resource managers, sales directors, and heads of marketing completed the Top 10.

Lars Fischer, Michael Page Africa Operating director, says that employees with a niche set of skills are more likely to reap in the big bucks in South Africa. He argues that, “With the economic stimulus package announced [by President Cyril Ramaphosa] in September 2018 and a heightened commitment to attract foreign investment, we are expecting a positive economic impact on the GDP growth and the unemployment rate for 2019,”

Here are the 10 best paying Jobs in South Africa at the moment:

Job Title

Starting Salary

Average Salary

Top Salary

Multinational group chief financial officer

R3 500 000

R4 750 000

R6 000 000

SME group chief financial officer

R2 500 000

R3 000 000

R3 500 000

Multinational vice-president of supply chain

R2 000 000

R2 900 000

R3 800 000

Chief Human Resource Officer

R2 500 000

R2 900 000

R3 800 000

Multinational Finance Director

R2 000 000

R2 750 000

R3 500 000

Multinational Tax Director

R1 800 000

R2 300 000

R2 800 000

Multinational vice-president of procurement

R1 800 000

R2 300 000

R2 800 000

Supply chain director

R1 600 000

R2 200 000

R2 800 000

Business to Business general sales manager

R1 700 000

R2 200 000

R2 800 000

Chief Marketing Officer

R1 800 000

R2 200 000

R2 600 000

 

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