Top 10 highest paying Careers in South Africa without a degree

7. Rigger: R10 000 – R40 000 per month

Riggers work in shipping yards or at construction sites with heavy-lifting machinery such as cranes and derricks.

A rigger requires a national diploma and trade test certification to find work, and can – with the necessary experience – build highest paying careers in this profession.

6. Executive assistant: R10 000 – R40 000 per month

Secretaries are no longer low-rung office employees. Secretaries, PAs and other executive assistants now play central roles in their organisations, and they earn accordingly.

With relevant experience, a secretarial qualification, and essential secretarial skills, you can earn up to R40 000 per month as an executive assistant to a CEO.

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