Minimum Wage – Wholesale and Retail Sector

  • Valid on april 2020
  • The amounts are in South African Rand.

Job Type

Per hour Per week Per month
Assistant Manager - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR6,453.43 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR33.12
Assistant Manager - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR5,498.67 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR28.22
Assistant Manager - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR36.03 ZAR1,621.24 ZAR7,026.58
Assistant Manager - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR31.37 ZAR1,412.00 ZAR6,118.21
Cashiers - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,787.88 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR19.44
Cashiers - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,254.00 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR16.70
Cashiers - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR21.17 ZAR952.64 ZAR4,127.76
Cashiers - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR18.56 ZAR835.35 ZAR3,619.57
Clerks, Sales assistant - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR4,458.17 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR22.88
Clerks, Sales assistant - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,852.18 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR19.77
Clerks, Sales assistant - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR24.91 ZAR1,120.99 ZAR4,857.26
Clerks, Sales assistant - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR21.96 ZAR988.51 ZAR4,283.26
Displayer - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR4,612.10 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR23.67
Displayer - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,713.84 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR19.06
Displayer - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR25.87 ZAR1,164.23 ZAR5,044.67
Displayer - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR21.22 ZAR955.39 ZAR4,139.75
Forklift Operator - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,374.80 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR17.32
Forklift Operator - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR2,842.86 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR14.59
Forklift Operator - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR18.85 ZAR848.46 ZAR3,676.41
Forklift Operator - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR16.20 ZAR729.59 ZAR3,161.35
General Assistant, Trolley Collector - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,107.86 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR15.95
General Assistant, Trolley Collector - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR2,823.38 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR14.49
General Assistant, Trolley Collector - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR17.36 ZAR781.73 ZAR3,387.38
General Assistant, Trolley Collector - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR16.14 ZAR726.57 ZAR3,148.28
Gross Vehicle Mass < 3500 kg - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,234.51 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR16.60
Gross Vehicle Mass < 3500 kg - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR2,708.42 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR13.90
Gross Vehicle Mass < 3500 kg - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR19.22 ZAR865.16 ZAR3,748.79
Gross Vehicle Mass < 3500 kg - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR16.66 ZAR750.19 ZAR3,250.56
Gross Vehicle Mass 16000 kg > - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR4,691.99 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR24.08
Gross Vehicle Mass 16000 kg > - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR4,366.59 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR22.41
Gross Vehicle Mass 16000 kg > - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR27.53 ZAR1,238.90 ZAR5,368.13
Gross Vehicle Mass 16000 kg > - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR26.17 ZAR1,177.95 ZAR5,104.09
Gross Vehicle Mass 3501 < 9000 kg - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,912.59 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR20.08
Gross Vehicle Mass 3501 < 9000 kg - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,279.33 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR16.83
Gross Vehicle Mass 3501 < 9000 kg - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR23.01 ZAR1,035.58 ZAR4,487.18
Gross Vehicle Mass 3501 < 9000 kg - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR19.91 ZAR896.26 ZAR3,883.52
Gross Vehicle Mass 9001 < 16000 kg - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR4,271.11 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR21.92
Gross Vehicle Mass 9001 < 16000 kg - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,965.20 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR20.35
Gross Vehicle Mass 9001 < 16000 kg - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR25.05 ZAR1,127.50 ZAR4,780.38
Gross Vehicle Mass 9001 < 16000 kg - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR23.81 ZAR1,071.89 ZAR4,644.56
Managers - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR7,071.11 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR36.29
Managers - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR5,964.36 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR30.61
Managers - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR39.51 ZAR1,778.05 ZAR7,704.32
Managers - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR34.02 ZAR1,531.16 ZAR6,634.56
Security guard - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,158.52 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR16.21
Security guard - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,158.52 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR16.21
Security guard - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR17.64 ZAR793.84 ZAR3,439.72
Security guard - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR17.64 ZAR739.84 ZAR3,439.72
Shop assistants, Checker, Merchandiser - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,571.60 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR18.33
Shop assistants, Checker, Merchandiser - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR3,068.89 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR15.75
Shop assistants, Checker, Merchandiser - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR19.95 ZAR897.90 ZAR3,890.61
Shop assistants, Checker, Merchandiser - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR17.54 ZAR789.21 ZAR3,419.70
Supervisor - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR5,485.03 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR28.15
Supervisor - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR4,662.76 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR23.93
Supervisor - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR30.64 ZAR1,378.72 ZAR5,974.01
Supervisor - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR26.64 ZAR1,199.07 ZAR4,874.91
Trainee Manager - 27 hours or less - Area A
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR5,923.44 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR30.40
Trainee Manager - 27 hours or less - Area B
Per month, as calculated by Mywage.com ZAR4,990.11 Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR25.61
Trainee Manager - more than 27 hours - Area A
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR33.10 ZAR1,489.51 ZAR6,454.06
Trainee Manager - more than 27 hours - Area B
Minimum wage with effect from February 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till February 28, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/1/18
ZAR28.48 ZAR1,281.65 ZAR5,553.42

Working hours

  • Days per week specified: 5.0
  • Hours per week specified: 45

Definitions

Area A - Bergrivier, Breede Valley, Buffalo City, Cape Agulhas, Cederberg, City of Cape Town, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, City of Tshwane, Drakenstein, Ekurhuleni, Emalahleni, Emfuleni, Ethekwini Metropolitan Unicity, Gamagara, George, Hibiscus Coast, Karoo Hoogland, Kgatelopele, Khara Hais, Knysna, Kungwini, Kouga, Hessequa local authority, Lesedi, Makana, Mangaung, Matzikama, Metsimaholo, Middelburg (Mpumalanga), Midvaal, Mngeni, Mogale, Mosselbaai, Msunduzi, Mtubatuba, Nama Khoi, Nelson Mandela, Nokeng tsa Taemane, Oudtshoorn, Overstrand, Plettenbergbaai, Potchefstroom, Randfontein, Richtersveld, Saldanha Bay, Sol Plaatjie, Stellenbosch, Swartland, Swellendam, Theewaterskloof, Umdoni, uMhlathuze and Witzenberg.
Area B - Metropolitan and local municipalities not listed in Area A.

Wages per month are calculated as 4.33 times if a weekly wage is defined. It is calculated as 4.33 times the standard hours per week if an hourly wage is given.

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