Salary Staff Nurse

Our data for salaries for staff nurse has been updated the last time on 2021-10-29. On 2021-10-29 the average salary for a staff nurse was R 15 752. The data on Jobsking.com has been composed by data analysts from millions of vacancies combined with own data.

The highest measured yearly salaries for staff nurse are R 260 000 and the lowest are R 102 000. The most common salaries for staff nurse are between R 192 000 (25%) and R 192 000 (75%) per year.

Converted to a monthly salary, this is a maximum of R 21 666 and a minimum of R 8 500 with the most common monthly salaries for staff nurse between R 15 962 and R 16 000 per month or R 92 and R 92 per hour.

 
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Highest salary for staff nurse in regions and cities

We see a large discrepancy in the salaries for staff nurse based on regions and cities. Below the salaries for staff nurse are compared:

Eastern Cape – average salary R 15 850

The top cities for staff nurse in Eastern Cape are:

  1. Kwazulu R 19 823 per month.
  2. East London R 10 076 per month.

Free State – average salary R 15 954

The top cities for staff nurse in Free State are:

  1. Welkom R 6 132 per month.
  2. Bloemfontein R 3 226 per month.

Gauteng – average salary R 14 125

The top cities for staff nurse in Gauteng are:

  1. Erasmuskloof R 36 707 per month.
  2. Pretoria West R 23 845 per month.
  3. Carletonville R 22 155 per month.
  4. Sunninghill R 18 984 per month.
  5. Pretoria R 15 752 per month.
  6. Centurion R 15 752 per month.
  7. Braamfontein R 15 752 per month.
  8. Johannesburg North R 14 027 per month.
  9. Kelvin R 8 500 per month.

Kwazulu-Natal – average salary R 15 954

The top cities for staff nurse in Kwazulu-Natal are:

  1. Mpumalanga R 15 752 per month.
  2. Pinetown R 9 003 per month.
  3. Ballito R 9 003 per month.
  4. Umhlanga R 9 003 per month.
  5. Durban North R 6 644 per month.
  6. Pietermaritzburg R 6 110 per month.
  7. Durban R 5 532 per month.
  8. Phoenix R 5 245 per month.
  9. Hillcrest R 5 103 per month.

Limpopo – average salary R 15 954

The top cities for staff nurse in Limpopo are:

  1. Polokwane R 2 888 per month.

Mpumalanga – average salary R 15 954

The top cities for staff nurse in Mpumalanga are:

  1. Hazyview R 17 284 per month.
  2. Kruger National Park R 15 556 per month.
  3. Nelspruit R 5 330 per month.
  4. Middelburg R 5 262 per month.
  5. Witbank R 5 035 per month.

North West – average salary R 15 954

The top cities for staff nurse in North West are:

  1. Klerksdorp R 18 697 per month.
  2. Rustenburg R 14 825 per month.
  3. Brits R 9 958 per month.
  4. Potchefstroom R 5 996 per month.
  5. Mafikeng R 2 918 per month.

Northern Cape – average salary R 15 954

The top cities for staff nurse in Northern Cape are:

  1. Kimberley R 12 429 per month.

Western Cape – average salary R 17 888

The top cities for staff nurse in Western Cape are:

  1. Plumstead R 16 000 per month.
  2. Knysna R 15 752 per month.
  3. Table View R 15 752 per month.
  4. Cape Winelands R 15 545 per month.
  5. Helderberg R 15 399 per month.
  6. West Coast R 15 399 per month.
  7. Durbanville R 14 548 per month.
  8. Goodwood R 13 698 per month.
  9. Somerset West R 11 525 per month.

Salary staff nurse per year, month and hour

If you prefer to look at the salaries for staff nurse based on year salaries or per hour, then you can compare those in the following chart with the monthly salaries and broken down by region.

Region Yearly Salary Monthly Salary Hourly Salary
Eastern Cape R 190 000 R 15 850 R 91,44
Free State R 191 000 R 15 954 R 92,05
Gauteng R 170 000 R 14 125 R 81,49
KwaZulu-Natal R 191 000 R 15 954 R 92,05
Limpopo R 191 000 R 15 954 R 92,05
Mpumalanga R 191 000 R 15 954 R 92,05
North West R 191 000 R 15 954 R 92,05
Northern Cape R 191 000 R 15 954 R 92,05
Western Cape R 215 000 R 17 888 R 103,21

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