The South Africa Army is a military branch of the South African National Defence Force. The SANDF consists of the South African Army, South African Air Force, South African Navy and South African Military Health Service.
The South African army is made up of different ranks and their salaries varies according to the various ranks.
In this article, you will find:
- South African Army Roles
- South African Army Ranks
- South African Army salary components and many more.
South Africa Army Ranks
The SA army ranks are no different from other amy in the world. South Africa Army has the following ranks.
The ranking system used by our dear nation was derived from that of the British Army. SA Army ranks have been categorized into three, they are:
- Warrant officers
- Other ranks
South Africa Army Officers ranks
- Lieutenant General
- Major General
- 2nd Lieutenant
- Candidate Officer
Warrant Officers Rank
- Senior warrant officer
- Master warrant officer
- Chief warrant officer
- Senior chief warrant officer
- Master chief warrant officer
- Warrant officer 1
- Warrant officer class
- Staff sergeant
- Lance corporal
SA Army Salary
You should note that the South Africa Army salary is like every other military system, salary varies according to ranks.
Meaning that the higher your rank as a military officer the higher your salary.
See from the table below the salaries of South Africa Army.
An officer in the SA Army receives an average of R300 000 – R900 000 per annum.
The specific salaries are dependent on the rank of the officer. See the image below for more on the salary of SA army.
SA Army Roles
The South African Army roles are as follows:
Things to note
Officers are entitled to several allowances and bonuses. Higher ranking officers are entitled to higher allowances due to higher responsibilities.
NOTE: The amount mentioned above might not be the exact amount received by the SA Army officers. We at SA Insider just give an estimate based of information we have gathered. If you have a more accurate information, kindly let us know by leaving a comment below.