If you’re tired of never having cash and looking to make a career change, you might want to consider one of the jobs featured atop the list of a recent Robert Walters recruitment firm survey.
According to the firm, salaries in South Africa are set to increase by 7% in 2019, but top performing professionals with highly sought-after skill sets can expect to see rises of a whopping 10% to15%.
So, while a number of sectors remain under pressure, reports BusinessTech, these sectors are also among those set to earn some of the highest salaries.
In fact, the finance directors in these companies can expect to earn up to R3,5 million a year, and your partners at law firms are really lining their pockets:
R4 million a year for a partner at a top South African law firm? Not bad going at all.
A separate report from Robert Walters shows how much salaries are expected to increase for skilled professionals in the finance and legal sectors:
The above data is primarily focused on professionals.
This means that certain sectors such as airline pilots, engineers, medical personnel and government officials do not feature in the report.
According to CareerJunction, management and engineering jobs are some of the consistently highest paying jobs in the country, with financial management coming out as the top-paying job with a broad salary range of R58,500 to R79,000 a month.
Here are some of the best-paid jobs, according to Career Junction:
Whatever you do, just do it with integrity. Or, at the very least, try not to be a soulless corporate drone.
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