Salary Tester

Our data for salaries for tester has been updated the last time on 2021-10-29. On 2021-10-29 the average salary for a tester was R 42 008. 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 tester are R 806 000 and the lowest are R 95 000. The most common salaries for tester are between R 146 000 (25%) and R 720 000 (75%) per year.

Converted to a monthly salary, this is a maximum of R 67 166 and a minimum of R 7 916 with the most common monthly salaries for tester between R 12 187 and R 60 000 per month or R 70 and R 346 per hour.

 
The amount that you can earn depends on several factors. Which diplomas or certificates do you possess? How long have you been doing this work? How old are you? What does the CLA prescribe for your industry? Is your role steering or executive? With our salary calculator you can calculate what you could earn as a tester.

Highest salary for tester in regions and cities

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

Eastern Cape – average salary R 41 378

The top cities for tester in Eastern Cape are:

  1. Kwazulu R 52 867 per month.
  2. East London R 26 872 per month.
  3. Port Elizabeth R 3 541 per month.

Free State – average salary R 41 378

The top cities for tester in Free State are:

  1. Welkom R 16 353 per month.
  2. Bloemfontein R 8 603 per month.

Gauteng – average salary R 44 527

The top cities for tester in Gauteng are:

  1. Erasmuskloof R 97 892 per month.
  2. Pretoria West R 63 592 per month.
  3. Carletonville R 59 084 per month.
  4. Sunninghill R 50 628 per month.
  5. Pretoria R 42 008 per month.
  6. Centurion R 42 008 per month.
  7. Fourways R 42 008 per month.
  8. Johannesburg North R 37 408 per month.
  9. Johannesburg R 7 916 per month.

Kwazulu-Natal – average salary R 41 378

The top cities for tester in Kwazulu-Natal are:

  1. Mpumalanga R 42 008 per month.
  2. Pinetown R 24 011 per month.
  3. Ballito R 24 011 per month.
  4. Umhlanga R 24 011 per month.
  5. Durban North R 17 719 per month.
  6. Pietermaritzburg R 16 295 per month.
  7. Durban R 14 753 per month.
  8. Phoenix R 13 988 per month.
  9. Hillcrest R 13 610 per month.

Limpopo – average salary R 41 378

The top cities for tester in Limpopo are:

  1. Polokwane R 7 704 per month.

Mpumalanga – average salary R 41 378

The top cities for tester in Mpumalanga are:

  1. Hazyview R 46 095 per month.
  2. Kruger National Park R 41 487 per month.
  3. Nelspruit R 14 215 per month.
  4. Middelburg R 14 034 per month.
  5. Witbank R 13 430 per month.

North West – average salary R 41 378

The top cities for tester in North West are:

  1. Klerksdorp R 49 863 per month.
  2. Rustenburg R 39 538 per month.
  3. Brits R 26 557 per month.
  4. Potchefstroom R 15 992 per month.
  5. Mafikeng R 7 784 per month.

Northern Cape – average salary R 41 378

The top cities for tester in Northern Cape are:

  1. Kimberley R 33 148 per month.

Western Cape – average salary R 38 229

The top cities for tester in Western Cape are:

  1. Knysna R 42 008 per month.
  2. Table View R 42 008 per month.
  3. Cape Winelands R 41 458 per month.
  4. Helderberg R 41 067 per month.
  5. West Coast R 41 067 per month.
  6. Durbanville R 38 798 per month.
  7. Goodwood R 36 530 per month.
  8. Somerset West R 30 737 per month.
  9. Cape Town R 7 916 per month.

Salary tester per year, month and hour

If you prefer to look at the salaries for tester 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 497 000 R 41 378 R 238,72
Free State R 497 000 R 41 378 R 238,72
Gauteng R 534 000 R 44 527 R 256,89
KwaZulu-Natal R 497 000 R 41 378 R 238,72
Limpopo R 497 000 R 41 378 R 238,72
Mpumalanga R 497 000 R 41 378 R 238,72
North West R 497 000 R 41 378 R 238,72
Northern Cape R 497 000 R 41 378 R 238,72
Western Cape R 459 000 R 38 229 R 220,55

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