Average Warehouse Supervisor Salary in South Africa 2024

The average Warehouse Supervisor salary is R33,800.00 on average. Warehouse Supervisors are in charge of both outbound and inbound goods […]

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The average Warehouse Supervisor salary is R33,800.00 on average. Warehouse Supervisors are in charge of both outbound and inbound goods in a warehouse setup, as well as overseeing work in a warehouse.

With a busy daily schedule, a Warehouse Supervisor’s salary includes bonuses and incentives to encourage good work. Warehouse Supervisors earn an annual average bonus of R9,360.00 (Salary Expert). 

The yearly bonus for a warehouse supervisor ranges from R4,000.00 to R22,000.00. Warehouse Supervisors in South Africa earn a bonus, but not all of them do. Only 53% of warehouse supervisors in South Africa receive bonuses, while 47% do not (Salary Explorer).

Warehouse Supervisors are paid not only bonuses but also commissions. A warehouse supervisor earns commissions ranging from R0.00 to R54,000.00 per year. A Warehouse Supervisor typically earns bonuses and commissions ranging from 3% to 5% of their annual salary.

A warehouse supervisor’s salary is influenced by a number of factors, which we will go through below.

Factors that affect a salary of a Warehouse Supervisor 

Level of Education 

A Warehouse Supervisor’s salary is influenced by their level of education. A person with a high school education can work as a warehouse supervisor, and warehouse supervisors with a high school education earn an average monthly salary of R25,500.00.

Those with a diploma, on the other hand, earn an average salary of R36,500.00. The difference between warehouse supervisors with a high school education and those with a diploma is 43% in favour of the latter.

Warehouse supervisors with a bachelor’s degree earn an even higher monthly salary of R50,400.00. This salary represents a 38% increase in salary over warehouse supervisors with a diploma.

Employer 

The employer who hires a warehouse supervisor determines their salary. The warehouse supervisor’s salary, bonus, and commissions are all determined by the employer.

Here are some of the best-paying companies for warehouse Supervisors in South Africa in 2022:

  • CR Solutions with an average salary of R282,643.00 per year;
  • Transauto with an average salary of R240,107.00 per year;
  • Cornerstone with an average salary of R211,850.00 per year; and
  • Imperial logistics with an average salary of R236,779.00 per year.

City of Employment 

The city in which a Warehouse Supervisor works has a significant impact on their salary. According to Indeed.com data, the following are the highest-paying cities in South Africa for Warehouse Supervisors:

#City Salary per month
1Midrand, Gauteng R25,059.00
2East Rand, Gauteng R18,365.00
3Johannesburg, Gauteng R17,320.00
4Gauteng R16,690.00
5Northern Suburbs, Western Cape R15,250.00
6Durban, KwaZulu-Natal R14,783.00
7Cape Town, Western Cape R14,223.00
8Pretoria, Gauteng R11,625.00
9East London, Eastern CapeR10,122.00

A Warehouse Supervisor’s salary is also influenced by their level of experience. To better understand the impact of the work experience of a warehouse Supervisor based on their salary, we examine it in detail below.

Salary of a Warehouse Supervisor based on their level of experience 

Salary of a Warehouse Supervisor with 0 – 2 years of work experience in 20224

A Warehouse Supervisor with 0 to 2 years of experience earns an average monthly salary of R21,400.00. Those with no work experience earn the least in this category, with an average monthly salary of R18,900.00.

Warehouse Supervisors with 2 years of experience are the highest paid in this category, with an average monthly salary of R23,200.00.

Salary of a Warehouse Supervisor with 3 – 5 years of work experience in 2024 

A Warehouse Supervisor with 3 to 5 years of experience earns an average monthly salary of R28,800.00. The salary represents a 34% increase in salary over the average salary of warehouse supervisors with 0 to 2 years of experience.

Warehouse supervisors with 5 years of experience earn the highest salaries in this category, earning an average of R33,100.00 per month. Warehouse Supervisors with 3 years of experience earn the least in this category, earning R26,500.00 per month.

Salary of a Warehouse Supervisor with 6 – 10 years of work experience in 2024 

A Warehouse Supervisor with 6 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn R37,400.00 per month on average. The salary represents a 30% increase over the average salary of warehouse supervisors with 3 to 5 years of experience.

With a monthly salary of R40,300.00, those with a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of work experience are the highest paid in this category. Warehouse Supervisors with 6 years of experience earn the least in this category, with an average monthly salary of R35,900.00.

Salary of a Warehouse Supervisor with 11 – 15 years of work experience in 2024 

A Warehouse supervisor with 11 to 15 years of experience earns an average monthly salary of R45,300.00. The salary represents a 21% increase over the average salary of warehouse supervisors with 6 to 10 years of experience.

Warehouse Supervisors with 11 years of experience and a high school certificate are the lowest paid in this category, with an average monthly salary of R42,000.00.

Salary of a Warehouse Supervisor with 16 – 20 years of work experience in 2024 

A Warehouse Supervisor with 16 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn R49,500.00 per month on average. The salary represents a 9% increase over the average salary of warehouse supervisors with 11 to 15 years of experience.

Warehouse Supervisors with 20+ years of experience are the highest paid, earning an average monthly salary of R52,100.00. A Warehouse Supervisor with a degree and 20+ years of experience can earn R55,500.00 per month.

Conclusion

Warehouse Supervisors are well compensated, and their pay increases at a reasonable rate. Staying in the trade for a longer period of time is very rewarding because salaries increase at a rapid rate.