Average Chemical Engineer Salary in South Africa

R306,014
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 105k
MEDIAN
ZAR 306k
90%
ZAR 770k

The average salary for a Chemical Engineer is R306,014

Base Salary
R105k - R770k
Bonus
R5k - R90k
Profit Sharing
R227 - R101k
Total Pay
R106k - R778k
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Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Chemical Engineer is ZAR 770k / year

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Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Chemical Engineer is ZAR 105k / year

How can Chemical Engineers increase their salary?

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