Average Network Engineer Salary in South Africa

R273,634
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R20,313
Bonus
R14,483
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Network Engineer in South Africa is R273,634.
10%
R118k
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R274k
90%
R523k
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R118k - R523k
Bonus
R5k - R69k
Profit Sharing
R5 - R250k
Total Pay
R117k - R575k

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Popular Employer Salaries for Network Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Network Engineer are from the companies Dimension Data, Internet Solutions and Sizwe Africa IT Group. Reported salaries are highest at Sizwe Africa IT Group where the average pay is R493,692. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include MTN and Vodacom Pty Ltd, earning around R382,730 and R331,000, respectively. Gijimaast pays the lowest at around R162,000. Dimension Data and Internet Solutions also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R185,808 and R245,118, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Network Engineer

Skills in Cisco Networking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Network Support, Switching and Routing and Network Management / Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineer

An entry-level Network Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R191,558 based on 26 salaries. An early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R236,844 based on 292 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R362,500 based on 124 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R392,297 based on 77 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 528 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
55.3%
Mid Career
23.5%
Experienced
14.6%
Late Career
1.7%