Average Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary in South Africa

R1,173,605
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R141,784
Bonus
R150,005
Commission
R192,862
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in South Africa is R1,173,605.
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R364k
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R1m
90%
R2m
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Salary
R364k - R2m
Bonus
R29k - R813k
Profit Sharing
R49k - R1m
Commission
R20k - R590k
Total Pay
R373k - R3m

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Job Description for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tasks
  • Drive strategic planning, business development, and fiscal operations.
  • Establish positive relationships with stakeholders and other business leaders.
  • Determine overarching goals and initiatives.

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Popular Skills for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Skills in Leadership and Business Strategy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management, Operations Management and Strategic Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

An entry-level Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R478,588 based on 11 salaries. An early career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R792,363 based on 171 salaries. A mid-career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R1,015,798 based on 179 salaries. An experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R1,179,832 based on 326 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R1,418,326.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,037 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.1%
Early Career
16.5%
Mid Career
17.3%
Experienced
31.4%
Late Career
33.8%