Cape Town Now Beats Joburg As The City With The Highest Paying Salaries


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A recent report released by Adzuna now claims Cape Town to be the city with the highest paying salaries.

Data was gathered to determine the best and worst paying places in the country by analysing over 140 000 live jobs posted on its site. Fifty cities and towns were ranked in the study which also lists the best cities to land a job in, the worst paying provinces and the best industries to work in.

View the top paying cities below and read the full report on Adzuna right here.

Best paying cities in South Africa

City Average Advertised Salary (January 2018)
Cape Town R374,173
Johannesburg R359,285
Sandton R358,728
Cape Town R374,173
Centurion R306,315
Pretoria R231,553

Best paying provinces in South Africa

Province Average Advertised Salary (January 2018)
National Average R385,741
Western Cape R369,401
Gauteng R304,799
Northern Cape R303,008
KwaZulu Natal R254,881
Limpopo R254,434
Eastern Cape R230,303
Mpumalanga R219,460
North West R214,480
Free State R210,837

Best sectors for employment in South Africa

Sector Number of Vacancies
IT 9,303
Consultancy 9,204
Technology 7,762
Engineering 7,297
Accounting and Finance 5,334

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