Average Distribution Manager Salary in South Africa

R348,932
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R26,882
Bonus
R48,000
Commission
R36,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Distribution Manager in South Africa is R348,932.
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R146k
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R349k
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R874k
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MEDIAN R348,932
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Salary
R146k - R874k
Bonus
R3k - R121k
Profit Sharing
R20k - R102k
Commission
R0 - R48k
Total Pay
R142k - R930k

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Job Description for Distribution Manager

Distribution Manager Tasks
  • Manage day-to-day and strategic operations at distribution center or warehouse.
  • Write and track invoices, manifests, and issues with delivery or transportation.
  • Coordinate inbound and outbound freight, and track product movement and inventory.
  • Manage employee schedules, assignments, evaluations, and compliance.

Career Paths

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Distribution Manager
Operations Manager
General / Operations Manager
Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory ...
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Distribution Manager

Skills in Operations Management, Inventory Management and Inventory Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Logistics.

Pay by Experience Level for Distribution Manager

An entry-level Distribution Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R250,000 based on 6 salaries. An early career Distribution Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R262,981 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Distribution Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R409,756 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Distribution Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R521,000 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R849,528.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 106 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.7%
Early Career
30.2%
Mid Career
25.5%
Experienced
19.8%
Late Career
18.9%

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