How many hamburgers do you earn? - May/June 2012

All about Salaries and Wages in South Africa, compare your Salaries and Wages with other countries, see How Much You Earn in terms of Big Mac hamburgers on Mywage South Africa

Did you know that if you are a software developer you can buy 4.6 Big Mac burgers for every hour that you work? Or if you are an office secretary, you can get 2.2 burgers for every hour worked?

The WageIndicator foundation has done a unique comparative study that looks at average salaries - and converts them into how many Big Mac hamburgers employees can buy with their salaries. This global wage comparison is based on the sample of 9626 respondents who replied to the questionnaire in the WageIndicator survey during years 2009-2011. 

The surveys feature a number of work sectors including IT,office staff, drivers and shop staff. They make comparisons between a number of countries including South Africa, India, China,the United States and the United Kingdom.

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