Career Choice: Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs In South Africa 2015

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Career prospect begins with finding out what you are happy doing, what you enjoy doing best or what you do best. Beyond that, there is the question of how much you earn for doing what you do. Do you get paid for doing what you love doing or do you get paid for working even though you don’t like it? Beyond the love for what you know how to do, career choices are influenced different factors some of which include training and education, skills and abilities, interest and personality type, life roles, social and economic conditions in a particular geographical area and on many occasions childhood fantasies. But there is no denying that one of the most critical factors not mentioned here is the paying ability of a particular career.

These days, it is no longer enough to enjoy what you do, it is equally very important for what you do to be able to pay your bills and take very good care of your other excesses. Therefore, for those who are looking to make serious career choices, it is important to know the kind of job you want but most importantly, to know the paying ability of such a job because in a world such as ours, job satisfaction almost always begins with the amount you are paid. Therefore we bring you a list of some of the highest paying jobs in South Africa.

10. Chartered Accountant

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A career in chartered accountancy certainly isn’t for everyone. It generally takes at least four years of academic study at South Africa’s top universities and another three years of practical training, it therefore calls for sacrifice, discipline and talent. But all of the work pays off once you start work. The average pay of a Chartered Accountant is R434,191 per year.

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