Makamba Online decided to investigate the jobs which currently offer the highest pay check in Africa. In downhill order, we have incorporated the highest paying jobs in 2018. Unfortunately, we are not putting up per annum figures.
Actuaries have the tough job of predicting the impact which various events will have on a business. From economy declines to natural disasters, actuaries must have a strong background in asset management, liability management and analytical skills to ensure they make the right predictions.
- Medical specialists
Unsurprisingly, specialist medical professionals, such as anaesthesiologists, surgeons and obstetricians are among the highest paid professions in the Africa. Depending on the field of specialisation, medical practitioners can earn enormous salaries.
It’s generally very hard to get into the aviation industry. Beyond the number of flying hours required to become a commercial pilot, experience and credentials determine the amount of money many pilots take home. Many airlines have a high turnover rate, and so demand for pilots is great.
- Management consultants
Skills such as business strategy, business analysis and project management are essential for professionals responsible for evaluating and providing expertise for improving organisational performance and implementing best practice.
- Chartered accountants
Accounting skills that earn more money include budget management, evaluation and management auditing and financial analysis.
- IT managers
IT managers are responsible for overlooking software and hardware upgrades and coordinating technology issues with top management. The best about a career as an IT manager is that because technology is increasingly becoming an integral part of business operations, IT managers have become essential across all sectors.
- Petroleum engineers
Petroleum refinement companies are always on the lookout for experts in petroleum engineering to design and develop methods for extracting oil and gas from the earth’s surface, and to also find new ways of extracting petroleum.
Lawyers have the luxury of choosing among various career paths and specialisations, whether they choose to work for a private entity or to hold a public position. While salaries depend on speciality, lawyers earn the highest amount of money in countries where crime is high. Statistically 20% above average.
Author: Gesture Chidhanguro