BEST DEGREES TO STUDY TO GET A HIGH IT SALARY IN SOUTH AFRICA

BEST DEGREES TO STUDY TO GET A HIGH IT SALARY IN SOUTH AFRICA

MyBroadband’s 2018 Salary Survey results revealed that Master of Business Administration (MBA or MBL) graduates enjoy the highest average salaries of all IT professionals.

The salary survey was conducted in September and was completed by 2,695 IT professionals in South Africa.

To ensure accurate results, various filters were applied to eliminate entries which were unlikely to be a true reflection of local salaries and perceptions of the industry.

The results showed what most people already know – a higher qualification typically means that you will get a higher salary.

There was, however, one exception. IT professionals with only a matric earned more than those who did a certification or diploma.

The likely reason for this is that many IT professionals, like programmers, are self-taught and can demand high salaries because of their skill and experience.

IT salaries in South Africa
The average salary – gross monthly salary, without bonuses – for IT professionals and executives in South Africa in 2018 is R42,673 per month.

The tables below show how the salaries of IT professionals with different qualifications compare with this average.

IT Salaries – Qualification Level
Qualification Salary (50th Percentile)
PhD R70,000
Master’s degree R65,000
Honours degree R50,000
Bachelor’s degree R42,000
Matric R40,000
Diploma R34,000
Certificate R26,500
IT Salaries – Degree
Degree Salary (50th Percentile)
Master of Business Administration (MBA or MBL) R65,000
Engineering (BSc Engineering or BEng) R50,000
Sciences (BSc General Science) R48,000
Commerce and Business (BCom) R45,000
Arts and Humanities (BA) R37,750
Computer Science (BSc Computer Science or similar) R37,000
Education (BEd or similar) R25,000

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