Average Psychologist Salary in South Africa

R333,727
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 78k
MEDIAN
ZAR 334k
90%
ZAR 998k

The average salary for a Psychologist is R333,727

Base Salary
R78k - R998k
Bonus
R2k - R153k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R30k
Total Pay
R115k - R2m
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What Do Psychologists Do?

Psychologist Tasks
  • Conduct psychological exams, providing recommendations about courses of treatment and diagnosis.
  • Participate in and recruit for applied research in psychology.
  • Respond to crises with appropriate interventions and change treatment plans to respond to changing circumstances.
  • Administer and interpret psychological tests and measurements, and document results internally and for patients.
  • Guide patients through treatment regimens like behavior modification, psychotherapy, and group therapy.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
72.0%
Male
24.0%
Prefer to self-define
4.0%
This data is based on 25 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

54%

Dental

21%

Vision

15%

None

41%