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Average Radiographer Salary in South Africa

R281,933
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R24,583
Bonus
R2,000
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The average salary for a Radiographer in South Africa is R281,933.
10%
ZAR 145k
MEDIAN
ZAR 282k
90%
ZAR 418k
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R145k - R418k
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R10k - R49k
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R1k - R3k
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R175k - R484k
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What Do Radiographers Do?

Radiographer Tasks
  • Work with patients, explain testing procedure, and put them at ease through the x-ray process.
  • Fill out daily inspection reports, paperwork, and documentation as required.
  • Effectively perform assigned radiography tasks and interpret results of inspections.
  • Ensure strict adherence to industry health guidelines as well as company radiation safety regulations.

Popular Employer Salaries for Radiographer

The top respondents for the job title Radiographer are from the companies Department of Health Services, Radiology Ltd. and Dept. of Health. Reported salaries are highest at Radiology Ltd. where the average pay is R302,000. Dept. of Health pays the lowest at around R280,100.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Radiographer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Radiographer
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Clinical Applications Specialist
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What Are Popular Skills for Radiographers?

Skills in Computed Tomography (CT), Emergency/Trauma, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Radiography (X-ray) and Picture Archival Computer System (PACS) are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Radiographers?

An entry-level Radiographer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R238,458 based on 240 salaries. An early career Radiographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R257,724 based on 3,232 salaries. A mid-career Radiographer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R297,704 based on 1,856 salaries. An experienced Radiographer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R307,857 based on 1,472 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R334,135.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,632 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.1%
Early Career
42.3%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
19.3%
Late Career
10.9%