Gauteng Males Earn Highest - July 2013

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The SA Institute of Race Relations has released a new survey which states that white male Gautengers are the highest earners in South Africa, and young African women in Limpopo the lowest.

According to analysis, the white men, on average, work in the community and social services industry, (including government), are in skilled jobs, belong to a union, and are between 55 and 64 years old.

The lowest paid employees are African women living in Limpopo, working in private households, not belonging to a union, and aged between 15 and 24.

In 2011, the median monthly wage for African earners was R2 380, for coloured earners R3 030, for Indian earners R6 800, and for white earners R10 000.

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