Average Salary For CA In South Africa

A chartered accountant (CA) is an international accounting designation granted to accounting professionals in many countries around the world.


A chartered accountant’s average salary in South Africa

The average chartered accountant salary in South Africa is R 720 000 per year or R 369 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 480 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 7 800 000 per year.

Is CA in demand in South Africa?

A Chartered Accountant (CA) is the highest professional qualification in accounting in South Africa and CA’s are most in-demand in the job market.

How much do CA trainees earn in South Africa?

Standard Chartered Bank CA Trainee salaries – 1 salary reportedZAR 336,036/yr
Letsema Group CA Trainee salaries – 1 salary reportedZAR 211,000/yr
KPMG CA Trainee salaries – 1 salary reportedZAR 18,917/mo
KPMG CA Trainee salaries – 1 salary reportedZAR 225,000/yr

How long does it take to become a CA in South Africa?

If you choose to become a chartered accountant, your career is likely to be stable with strong demand for your skills.

Depending on the degree course you choose, it will take you four to five years to complete your degree at a university.

Do Chartered Accountants travel a lot?

While studying CA, no need to travel a lot, but during the Articleship – traveling depends on your firm because if they have a lot of outstation audits you have to travel but if you are not interested to travel you can avoid such types of firms while searching the firms by asking about audits of them.

Which skills should a good CA in SA have?

general business interest and awareness.

self-motivation and commitment, in order to combine study while working.

communication and interpersonal skills.

organizational and time management skills.

a methodical approach.

IT proficiency.

strong analytical and problem-solving skills.