How Much do Cops in South Africa Earn?
During the induction phase and basic training phase, recruits will receive a monthly stipend of R4 500.
After that, salaries for police officers in South Africa are split across wage bands determined by years of experience and rank. Official salary data is not up to date (last updated in 2016), but various websites do keep estimates.
The below is simply to give you a rough estimate.
Police officers: Between R120 000 – R243 000 per year.
Police Sergeants: Between R185 000 – R233 000 per year.
Higher ranking officials can earn more than R450 000 per year.