South African Police Service
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Sergeant monthly salaries in South Africa at South African Police Service

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Average salary
R 15 904 per month
14%
Below national average
Average R 15 904
Low R 13 100
High R 19 309

Salary estimated from 4 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

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Reviews about Pay & Benefits for Sergeant at South African Police Service

Be productive

Saps is not as bad as people describe it ...If you do your job and know it by heart you will enjoy it....It is not about a salary its about passion ...You have to have the skills that was thought to and apply it in the situation you have to solve ..Its not easy but worth it

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Benefits

Cons

No lunch hours
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Very busy and dangerous

As a Police Officer, one must have good communication skills with the community members and always be alert of your surroundings. Being a Police officer is not only for the money or getting a salary, it's about opening your heart to strangers, but at the same time being strict so that people don't take advantage of your good heart. Safety first.

Pros

None

Cons

Very long hours
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Very challenging and exciting at the same time.

Lots of cases allocated to one person, one has to handle pressure and be able to overcome any challenge, time management is essential, team work is necessary, working long hours in very straining situations, knowing that you have accomplished your duties is very exciting.

Pros

no incentives.

Cons

exhausting long hours.
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How much does a Sergeant make at South African Police Service in South Africa?

Average South African Police Service Sergeant monthly pay in South Africa is approximately R 15 904, which is 14% below the national average.

Salary information comes from 4 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

Please note that all salary figures are approximations based upon third party submissions to Indeed. These figures are given to the Indeed users for the purpose of generalised comparison only. Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures.

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