Graduate Remuneration

The aim of the survey is to form a current picture of graduate remuneration, and of graduate attraction and retention trends across the South African market

Friday 29 April

What information will the report contain?

Survey participants will receive a comprehensive report outlining the results of the survey:

  • Prevalence of Graduate Development Programmes,

  • Starting salaries by degree,

  • Benefits offered to graduates,

  • Graduate recruitment numbers and absorption of graduates,

  • Graduate recruitment criteria.

Previous Participants

The following organisations’ data provided input into the results of the previous issue of this survey in 2019:

  • ABSA
  • Cipla
  • Citrus Research International
  • Colgate-Palmolive (Pty) Limited
  • Gautrain Management Agency
  • Ithala Development Finance Corporation Ltd
  • Macmillan Education
  • New Clicks
  • PwC
  • Sasria Soc Limited
  • Tiger Brands
  • Tongaat Hulett Starch
  • Ubank

Benefits of participating
in the Survey

Current, valid survey results are an invaluable tool when making important remuneration decisions during the course of the year, and can help your organisation validate remuneration decisions and comply with Employment Equity legislation (“Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value” – tabled in the Employment Equity Act which came into effect on 1 August 2014).




Our business rests on commitment to confidentiality of data. Thus under no circumstances would any individual information or any company-specific information be disclosed to any other participant.

Data Integrity

Over many years, we have collected local HR data from thousands of Southern African organisations. We are proud of the quality of our data, and the integrity and security of our database. Our data analysts are specialists in their fields, and collectively they have backgrounds in economics, business, econometrics, finance and statistics.

Closing Date

The closing date for participation is
Friday 29 April 2022.

Survey Cost

Cost (excluding VAT) to participate and receive a copy of the report:

R5 000. 00

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Regional Contacts

Gauteng (Head Office)
Sma Maphanga
Sales Manager
[email protected]

Cape Town: Western Cape &
Northern Cape
Leanne Visser
Regional Manager, Western
& Northern Cape region
[email protected]

Port Elizabeth:
Eastern Cape &
Penny Petrou
General Manager,
Eastern Cape & KZN
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