Average Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist Salary in South Africa

R245,038
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R14,740
Bonus
R3,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist in South Africa is R245,038.
10%
R101k
MEDIAN
R245k
90%
R476k
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Salary
R101k - R476k
Bonus
R1k - R49k
Profit Sharing
R1k - R30k
Total Pay
R97k - R530k

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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist

Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist Tasks
  • Maintain and troubleshoot devices and systems, hardware, and software.
  • Document system performance, bugs, debugging, and program requirements.
  • Follow maintenance protocols to ensure systems are secure and ready for users.
  • Lead design and deployment of servers, directories, wireless, backups, and personal devices.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist

Skills in Information Technology (IT) Support, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), System Administration and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Help Desk / Desktop Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist

An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R138,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R182,629 based on 126 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R288,333 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R288,217 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R402,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 259 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.9%
Early Career
48.6%
Mid Career
25.9%
Experienced
17.4%
Late Career
6.2%