Average Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General) Salary in South Africa

R452,772
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R33,466
Bonus
R40,000
Commission
R19,653
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General) in South Africa is R452,772.
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R185k
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R453k
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R828k
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MEDIAN R452,772
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United States (change)
Salary
R185k - R828k
Bonus
R10k - R101k
Profit Sharing
R1k - R103k
Commission
R2k - R345k
Total Pay
R189k - R960k

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Job Description for Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General) Tasks
  • Assign resources to projects and project objectives and monitor progress.
  • Develop project plans and facilitate resolution of all issues to reach project goals.
  • Manage project budget to reach revenue, cost, and profit targets.
  • Manage and communicate ongoing changes in tasks, goals, or performance.
  • Participate in client meetings, contract finalization, and development of requirements and specifications.

Popular Employer Salaries for Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)

The top respondents for the job title Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General) are from the companies EOH, Eskom and Absa. Reported salaries are highest at Eskom where the average pay is R783,853. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Absa and University of Cape Town of South Africa, earning around R676,000 and R602,966, respectively. Vodacom pays the lowest at around R375,019. Nedbank and FNB also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R508,846 and R520,738, respectively.

Career Paths

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Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
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Popular Skills for Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)

Skills in Project Management, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Coordinating and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)

An entry-level Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R225,811 based on 60 salaries. An early career Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R357,298 based on 800 salaries. A mid-career Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R494,051 based on 764 salaries. An experienced Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R590,837 based on 602 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R610,916.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,413 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
33.2%
Mid Career
31.7%
Experienced
24.9%
Late Career
7.7%