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Degrees that make the most money in SA:

Degrees that make the most money in SA

Career Junction released a list of the highest paying jobs in South Africa. The report provides up-to-date salary information including regional differences in monthly remuneration using actual salary offerings on Career Junction’s website for the latest measurable period – December 2017 to May 2018.  To make the big bucks in South Africa, there are specific degrees to study.  These are the best degrees to study to make the most money in South Africa.

Job Degree Average monthly salary Average annual salary
Environmental engineer Four-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) with Honors in Environmental Engineering  R75 941  R911 292
Civil engineer Four-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Civil Engineering  R74 779  R897 348
Structural engineer Four-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Civil Engineering R71 377  R856 524
IT management BCom/BCom Hons in Information Management  R68 281  R819 372
Financial management BCom in Financial Management  R67 653  R811 836
Plant manager Bachelor’s degree in business or industrial management is advised  R62 188  R746 256
Chartered accountant BCom, followed by a certificate in the theory of accounting (CTA).  R60 795  R729 540
Quantity surveying Four-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) with honours in Quantity Surveying R60 227  R720 454
Electrical engineer Four-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Electrical Engineering  R59 792  R717 504
Technical and business architect A BSc in IT or Computer Science is advised  R58 981  R707 772

Interestingly, Career Junction’s list does not include other high-paying jobs such as lawyers, pilots and doctors. Those in the law field can fetch upwards of R350 000 -R1 million post-articles [Source: GRM Search]. Students enroll in either a 4-year LLB program or a general undergraduate degree and a 2 year LLB program. Commercial pilots can make up to R1.9 million in South Africa. Doctors can earn as much as R1.7 million a year. To become a commercial pilot, one must first complete a private pilot licence (PPL) before getting a commercial pilot’s licence (CPL) combined with an Instrument Rating. Doctors spend a minimum of 7 years studying before they begin earning as much.

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[Source: Business Insider – https://goo.gl/6uxyJE]

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