Most Popular Jobs in South Africa


It is always interesting to see which jobs are the most sought after. A lot of the time we get stuck, thinking that our job is the best or that everyone would want to have a job like yours (unless you hate your job, in which case you think that of the job you envy most). It's not surprising that parents often push their children towards a certain carer path, either consciously or unconsciously.

A quick google search indicated the most sought after jobs in South Africa and they are actually quite interesting.

According to JobVine the most popular jobs in South Africa are Teachers, Lawyers, Drivers, Administrative Assistance, Carpenters, Plumbers, Engineers, and Accountants.

It seems that most of these are jobs people think will pay enough to make a reasonable living and require minimal training. Of course, if you'd like to follow a career, some training will always be necessary, even if it just means orientation at work, but most higher paying jobs require formal training, such as Teachers, Lawyers, Engineers, and Accountants.

According to South Africa: The Good News the top ten highest paying jobs in South Africa (from lowest to highest) are Chartered Accountant, Air Traffic Co