Average Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salary in South Africa

R467,177
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R38,837
Bonus
R19,653
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The average salary for a Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in South Africa is R467,177.
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MEDIAN R467,177
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Salary
R208k - R815k
Bonus
R10k - R99k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R249k
Total Pay
R226k - R960k

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Job Description for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

Popular Employer Salaries for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

The top respondents for the job title Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) are from the companies Dimension Data, EOH and Nedbank. Reported salaries are highest at Standard Bank where the average pay is R892,790. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Absa and FNB, earning around R620,000 and R548,696, respectively. EOH pays the lowest at around R344,394. Dimension Data and Nedbank also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R409,575 and R424,471, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

An entry-level Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R275,478 based on 19 salaries. An early career Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R386,381 based on 267 salaries. A mid-career Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R510,839 based on 204 salaries. An experienced Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R684,716 based on 162 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R791,749.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 694 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
38.5%
Mid Career
29.4%
Experienced
23.3%
Late Career
6.1%