Average Data Scientist Salary in South Africa

R421,449
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R39,507
Bonus
R17,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Data Scientist in South Africa is R421,449.
10%
ZAR 230k
MEDIAN
ZAR 421k
90%
ZAR 775k
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Salary
R230k - R775k
Bonus
R10k - R109k
Profit Sharing
R963 - R355k
Total Pay
R235k - R856k

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Popular Skills for Data Scientist

Skills in Machine Learning, Python, Statistical Analysis and R are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Scientist

An entry-level Data Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R306,346 based on 41 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R408,394 based on 245 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R676,438 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R707,140 based on 16 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 353 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.6%
Early Career
69.4%
Mid Career
14.4%
Experienced
4.5%