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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary

A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) earns an average salary of R1,033,420 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategy Development and Leadership.
R420,530 - R1,977,372
MEDIAN: R1,033,420

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R420,530 - R1,977,372  
R0.00 - R759,230  
Profit Sharing
R20,134 - R768,601  
R47,932 - R450,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
R430,672 - R2,551,457  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 657
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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Cape Town:
"Know the Industry."
You need extensive experience in large mixed use Real estate development at all levels of the business. Particularly Retail, Hotel and Leisure as well as luxury residential developments. Know the Investor as well as the tenant and user needs.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Johannesburg:
"An employer who works like an employee."
Always put a double effort on everything you do as if there is no tomorrow. Lead by example and be hands on, to motivate the employees especially if you running a small company.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Cape Town:
Make sure you have a very strong management team and a long term focus on making your business sustainable.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Johannesburg:
"A Degree Can Shorten Your Learning Curve."
Get as much formal education as possible. Your job will be to ensure company profitability, but treat your people fairly and with dignity and respect.

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Experience Affects Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Strategy Development
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Strategic Planning
up arrow 10%

Budget Management
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Strategic Marketing
up arrow 4%

Financial Analysis
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Senior Financial Management
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Business Development
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Project Management
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Business Strategy
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National Average

Operations Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Sales Management
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People Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.


16 %
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 51%