The Salaries of Government Workers in South Africa approved grades

The Salaries of Government Workers in South Africa

Salaries of Government Workers in South Africa – Written by Topjobseeker Staff 

South Africa’s public service currently has 16 salary grades, levels or bands. These salary amounts are set according to job levels, work experience and education. Salaries of Government Workers in South Africa range from a level 1 average salary of R103,562 in 2022, to average salary of R2.1 million at the top level 16.

Civil servants receive many financial benefits, such as medical cover, housing, transport, and more expenses.

According to public service and administration minister, Ayanda Dlodlo, most workers fall between salary bands 5 and 9 in South Africa Government Salary grades.

Government Salaries in South Africa 2022:

Level 1

Number of Employees: 263

Average Annual Salary: R103 562

Level 2

Number of Employees: 77 651

Average Annual Salary: R171 278

Level 3

Number of Employees: 69 003

Average Annual Salary:  R206 957

Level 4

Number of Employees: 38 663

Average Annual Salary: R247 296

Level 5  

Number of Employees: 201 244

Average Annual Salary: R283 227    

Level 6 

Number of Employees: 129 361

Average Annual Salary: R332 985       

Level 7 

Number of Employees: 306 703

Average Annual Salary: R411 227      

Level 8

Number of Employees: 159 899

Average Annual Salary: R479 868

Level 9

Number of Employees: 99 927

Average Annual Salary: R567 956     

Level 10  

Number of Employees: 54 510

Average Annual Salary: R710 273  

Level 11  

Number of Employees: 35 365

Average Annual Salary: R851 022  

Level 12  

Number of Employees: 27 399

Average Annual Salary: R1 222 246     

Level 13

Number of Employees: 7 660

Average Annual Salary: R1 147 609      

Level 14  

Number of Employees: 2 405

Average Annual Salary: R1 378 620   

Level 15

Number of Employees: 528

Average Annual Salary: R1 661 168     

Level 16    

Number of Employees: 712

Average Annual Salary: R2 130 602       

These are the Salaries of Government Workers in South Africa in 2022. 

The Salaries of Government Workers in South Africa
The Salaries of Government Workers in South Africa


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