Average Biochemist Salary in South Africa

R180,922
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 23k
MEDIAN
ZAR 181k
90%
ZAR 543k

The average salary for a Biochemist is R180,922

Base Salary
R23k - R543k
Bonus
R3k - R155k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R11k
Total Pay
R25k - R659k
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What Do Biochemists Do?

Biochemist Tasks
  • Research, identify, and synthesize biological macromolecules (proteins, lipids, etc.) through individual and collaborative efforts.
  • Teach and supervise undergraduate students.
  • Operate laboratory equipment and maintain meticulous notes on usage and protocols.
  • Disseminate findings through reports and professional articles.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
60.0%
Female
40.0%
This data is based on 10 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

54%

Dental

31%

Vision

23%

None

46%