Average Salary For Musicians In South Africa

A musician is a person who composes, conducts, or performs music. According to the South African state, Employment Service, “musician” is a general term used to designate one who follows music as a profession.

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Below are salaries earned by Musician In South Africa

The average salary for a musician is R 5 007 per month in South Africa.

How do musicians make money in South Africa?

As a result, many artists disregard the traditional forms of revenue collection earned through royalties, relying on set fees, sync deals, endorsements, and a day job to keep them afloat. In South Africa, royalties are earned every time a song is played, sold, streamed, or broadcast in any way.

How much money do artists make in South Africa?

R341,156 (ZAR)/yr

How much does Apple music pay per stream in South Africa?

For each country, you can see the Pay Per Stream (PPS) as well as the extrapolation of how much you get for one million streams from the respective country.

The PPS of 81 countries in comparison.

COUNTRYSouth Africa
PPS0.00311181
PER MILLION STREAMS3,111.81
ANALYSIS 20202,866.71
CHANGES %8.55

How much do musicians make from Spotify in South Africa?

In recent years there has been an outcry from artists claiming they are not being paid enough by Spotify. Many musicians have argued that the music streaming giant’s payouts are simply not high enough. As of 2019, Spotify reported that it pays between R 0.053 and R 0.070 per stream.

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