Average Early-Career Staff Nurse Salary in South Africa

R144,780
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R12,089
Bonus
R5,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Staff Nurse in South Africa is R144,780.
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R97k
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R145k
90%
R190k
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R97k - R190k
Bonus
R2k - R20k
Profit Sharing
R2k - R178k
Total Pay
R69k - R212k

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Job Description for Staff Nurse

Staff Nurse Tasks
  • Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
  • Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.

Popular Employer Salaries for Staff Nurse

The top respondents for the job title Staff Nurse are from the companies Netcare, Life Healthcare Group and Lancet Laboratories. Reported salaries are highest at Lancet Laboratories where the average pay is R137,455. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Life Healthcare Group, earning around R134,898. Netcare Corporation pays the lowest at around R92,903. Netcare also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R120,719.

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Popular Skills for Staff Nurse

Skills in Phlebotomy and Emergency Room (ER) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Medicine / Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Staff Nurse

An entry-level Staff Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R135,039 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Staff Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R161,157 based on 347 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R167,695 based on 221 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R156,897.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 683 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.9%
Mid Career
50.8%
Experienced
32.4%
Late Career
13.9%