Average Data Analyst Salary in South Africa

R284,543
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R20,445
Bonus
R24,417
Commission
R26,000
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The average salary for a Data Analyst in South Africa is R284,543.
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R137k
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R285k
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R496k
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MEDIAN R284,543
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Salary
R137k - R496k
Bonus
R9k - R58k
Profit Sharing
R927 - R242k
Commission
R0 - R24k
Total Pay
R130k - R521k

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Job Description for Data Analyst

Data Analyst Tasks
  • Collect customer requirements, determine technical issues, and design reports to meet data analysis needs.
  • Identify new sources of data and methods to improve data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Collect, analyze, and report data to meet customer needs.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Data Analyst

The top respondents for the job title Data Analyst are from the companies Standard Bank, Nedbank and Discovery Holdings. Reported salaries are highest at Absa where the average pay is R393,054. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Nedbank and Standard Bank, earning around R353,749 and R335,216, respectively. Mr Price Group pays the lowest at around R184,195. Discovery Holdings and Open Box Software also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R207,804 and R300,000, respectively.

Career Paths

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Data Analyst
Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst
Business Intelligence (BI) Developer
Senior Data Analyst
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Data Analyst

Skills in SQL and Microsoft SQL Server are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Analyst

An entry-level Data Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R205,077 based on 107 salaries. An early career Data Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R273,814 based on 713 salaries. A mid-career Data Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R369,557 based on 217 salaries. An experienced Data Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R475,000 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R420,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,121 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.5%
Early Career
63.6%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
6.0%
Late Career
1.5%