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Average Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary in South Africa

R497,816
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R38,846
Bonus
R100,000
Commission
R25,434
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Manager in South Africa is R497,816.
10%
ZAR 187k
MEDIAN
ZAR 498k
90%
ZAR 952k
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R187k - R952k
Bonus
R10k - R134k
Profit Sharing
R3k - R241k
Commission
R0 - R100k
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R182k - R1m
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What Do Information Technology (IT) Managers Do?

Information Technology (IT) Manager Tasks
  • Manage resources and processes required to design, plan, and support all information products and services.
  • Research and evaluate new technologies to be used as enhancements or upgrades to existing server, network, and other IT infrastructure equipment.
  • Prepare, maintain and keep updated IT procedures and documentation related to our processes and platforms operations.
  • Supervise, hire, and train IT Department employees.

Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Manager

The top respondents for the job title Information Technology (IT) Manager are from the companies EOH, Nedbank and Old Mutual South Africa. Reported salaries are highest at Old Mutual South Africa where the average pay is R707,497. EOH pays the lowest at around R553,525.

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What Are Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Managers?

Skills in Project Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Office and Network Management / Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Managers?

An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R300,000 based on 10 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R350,984 based on 185 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R453,789 based on 230 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R576,339 based on 423 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R687,537.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,036 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.0%
Early Career
17.9%
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
40.8%
Late Career
18.1%