Average Business Manager Salary in South Africa

R449,082
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R45,000
Bonus
R109,000
Commission
R30,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Business Manager in South Africa is R449,082.
10%
R125k
MEDIAN
R449k
90%
R876k
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Salary
R125k - R876k
Bonus
R10k - R197k
Profit Sharing
R5k - R332k
Commission
R1k - R462k
Total Pay
R166k - R982k

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Job Description for Business Manager

Business Manager Tasks
  • Manage business and financial affairs related to the administration of business unit or department.
  • Drive business functions and ensures employee efforts support organizational goals and objectives.
  • Provide overall management of financial operations, practice growth, marketing and administration.

Popular Employer Salaries for Business Manager

The top respondents for the job title Business Manager are from the companies Nedbank, Standard Bank and Absa. Reported salaries are highest at Absa where the average pay is R587,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Nedbank, earning around R544,178. Standard Bank pays the lowest at around R493,817. Absa Capital also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R500,000.

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Popular Skills for Business Manager

Skills in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Manager

An entry-level Business Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R208,353 based on 18 salaries. An early career Business Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R374,953 based on 128 salaries. A mid-career Business Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R484,690 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Business Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R556,934 based on 97 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R540,282.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 388 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.6%
Early Career
33.0%
Mid Career
25.8%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
11.6%

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