Minimum Wages in South Africa
The minimum wage rates in the table are in ZAR (ZA Rand)
Wholesale and Retail Sector with effect from 122015 to 3112016
Revision is expected.
Information last updated on this page: 13082015
Job Type  Region  Minimum Wage per Hour  Minimum Wage per Week  Minimum Wage per Month 

Assistant Manager 
Area A

30.43
Wages for 27 hours of work is 31.54

1,369.51
Wages for 27 hours of work is 31.54

5,934.07
Wages for 27 hours of work is 31.54

Assistant Manager 
Area B

25.77
Wages for 27 hours of work 26.88

1,159.52
Wages for 27 hours of work 26.88

5,024.20
Wages for 27 hours of work 26.88

Cashiers 
Area A

17.75
Wages for 27 hours of work is 18.38

798.58
Wages for 27 hours of work is 18.38

3,460.27
Wages for 27 hours of work is 18.38

Cashiers 
Area B

14.98
Wages for 27 hours of work is 15.63

674.09
Wages for 27 hours of work is 15.63

2,920.84
Wages for 27 hours of work is 15.63

Clerks 
Area A

21.04
Wages for 27 hours of work is 21.79

946.70
Wages for 27 hours of work is 21.79

4,102.04
Wages for 27 hours of work is 21.79

Clerks 
Area B

17.92
Wages for 27 hours of work is 18.70

806.15
Wages for 27 hours of work is 18.70

3,493.08
Wages for 27 hours of work is 18.70

Displayer 
Area A

21.85
Wages for 27 hours of work is 22.63

983.23
Wages for 27 hours of work is 22.63

4,260.31
Wages for 27 hours of work is 22.63

Displayer 
Area B

17.28
Wages for 27 hours of work is 18.00

777.60
Wages for 27 hours of work is 18.00

3,369.34
Wages for 27 hours of work is 18.00

Gross Vehicle Mass < 3500 kg 
Area A

16.02
Wages for 27 hours of work is 16.60

721.02
Wages for 27 hours of work is 16.60

3,124.22
Wages for 27 hours of work is 16.60

Gross Vehicle Mass < 3500 kg 
Area B

13.34
Wage for 27 hours of work is 13.90

600.66
Wage for 27 hours of work is 13.90

2,602.68
Wage for 27 hours of work is 13.90

Gross Vehicle Mass 3501 < 9000 kg 
Area A

19.38
Wages for 27 hours of work is 20.08

872.14
Wages for 27 hours of work is 20.08

3,778.98
Wages for 27 hours of work is 20.08

Gross Vehicle Mass 3501 < 9000 kg 
Area B

16.15
Wages for 27 hours of work is 16.83

726.61
Wages for 27 hours of work is 16.83

3,148.42
Wages for 27 hours of work is 16.83

Gross Vehicle Mass 9001 < 16000 kg 
Area A

21.16
Wages for 27 hours of work is 21.92

952.19
Wages for 27 hours of work is 21.92

4,125.88
Wages for 27 hours of work is 21.92

Gross Vehicle Mass 9001 < 16000 kg 
Area B

19.51
Wages for 27 hours of work is 20.35

878.05
Wages for 27 hours of work is 20.35

3,804.60
Wages for 27 hours of work is 20.35

Gross Vehicle Mass 16000 kg > 
Area A

23.25
Wages for 27 hours of work is 24.08

1,046.27
Wages for 27 hours of work is 24.08

4,533.48
Wages for 27 hours of work is 24.08

Artisans, Gross Vehicle Mass 16000 kg > 
Area B

21.49
Wages for 27 hours of work is 22.41

967.28
Wages for 27 hours of work is 22.41

4,191.25
Wages for 27 hours of work is 22.41

Forklift Operator 
Area A

15.69
Wages for 27 hours of work is 16.26

706.22
Wages for 27 hours of work is 16.26

3,060.03
Wages for 27 hours of work is 16.26

Forklift Operator 
Area B

12.95
Wages for 27 hours of work is 13.52

582.91
Wages for 27 hours of work is 13.52

2,525.76
Wages for 27 hours of work is 13.52

General Assistant, Trolley Collector 
Area A

14.38
Wages for 27 hours of work is 14.89

647.07
Wages for 27 hours of work is 14.89

2,803.74
Wages for 27 hours of work is 14.89

General Assistant, Trolley Collector 
Area B

12.90
Wages for 27 hours of work is 13.42

580.31
Wages for 27 hours of work is 13.42

2,514.49
Wages for 27 hours of work is 13.42

Managers 
Area A

33.37
Wages for 27 hours of work is 34.56

1,501.60
Wages for 27 hours of work is 34.56

6,506.44
Wages for 27 hours of work is 34.56

Managers 
Area B

27.94
Wages for 27 hours of work is 29.15

1,257.42
Wages for 27 hours of work is 29.15

5,448.40
Wages for 27 hours of work is 29.15

Merchandiser 
Area A

16.67
Wages for 27 hours of work is 17.27

750.05
Wages for 27 hours of work is 17.27

3,249.98
Wages for 27 hours of work is 17.27

Merchandiser 
Area B

14.09
Wages for 27 hours of work is 14.68

634.32
Wages for 27 hours of work is 14.68

2,748.51
Wages for 27 hours of work is 14.68

Security guard 
Area A

14.62
Wages for 27 hours of work is 15.15

657.78
Wages for 27 hours of work is 15.15

2,850.15
Wages for 27 hours of work is 15.15

Security guard 
Area B

14.56
Wages for 27 hours of work is 15.15

655.13
Wages for 27 hours of work is 15.15

2,838.66
Wages for 27 hours of work is 15.15

Sales assistant, Sales person 
Area A

21.04
Wages for 27 hours of work is 21.79

946.70
Wages for 27 hours of work is 21.79

4,102.04
Wages for 27 hours of work is 21.79

Sales assistant, Sales person 
Area B

17.92
Wages for 27 hours of work is 18.70

806.15
Wages for 27 hours of work is 18.70

3,493.08
Wages for 27 hours of work is 18.70

Shop assistants 
Area A

16.67
Wages for 27 hours of work is 17.27

750.05
Wages for 27 hours of work is 17.27

3,249.98
Wages for 27 hours of work is 17.27

Shop assistants 
Area B

14.09
Wages for 27 hours of work is 14.68

634.32
Wages for 27 hours of work is 14.68

2,748.51
Wages for 27 hours of work is 14.68

Supervisor 
Area A

25.88
wages for 27 hours of work is 26.81

1,164.35
wages for 27 hours of work is 26.81

5,045.15
wages for 27 hours of work is 26.81

Supervisor 
Area B

21.88
Wages for 27 hours of work is 22.79

984.62
Wages for 27 hours of work is 22.79

4,266.37
Wages for 27 hours of work is 22.79

Trainee Manager 
Area A

27.96
Wages for 27 hours of work is 28.95

1,257.92
Wages for 27 hours of work is 28.95

5,450.57
Wages for 27 hours of work is 28.95

Trainee Manager 
Area B

23.39
Wages for 27 hours of work is 24.39

1,052.44
Wages for 27 hours of work is 24.39

4,560.22
Wages for 27 hours of work is 24.39

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