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Average Operations Manager Salary in South Africa

R377,148
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R30,270
Bonus
R50,868
Commission
R28,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Operations Manager in South Africa is R377,148.
10%
ZAR 119k
MEDIAN
ZAR 377k
90%
ZAR 781k
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R119k - R781k
Bonus
R8k - R102k
Profit Sharing
R200 - R150k
Commission
R10k - R175k
Total Pay
R115k - R828k
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What Do Operations Managers Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Operations Manager

The top respondents for the job title Operations Manager are from the companies Woolworths, Standard Bank and Broll Property Group. Reported salaries are highest at Standard Bank where the average pay is R564,977. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Nedbank and FNB, earning around R500,000 and R463,386, respectively. Woolworths pays the lowest at around R274,500. DSV A/S and Broll Property Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R282,000 and R372,000, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Operations Managers?

Skills in Operations Management, People Management, Project Management and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Operations Managers?

An entry-level Operations Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R237,334 based on 72 salaries. An early career Operations Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R293,661 based on 1,129 salaries. A mid-career Operations Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R399,225 based on 918 salaries. An experienced Operations Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R481,438 based on 1,066 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R495,533.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,715 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.9%
Early Career
30.4%
Mid Career
24.7%
Experienced
28.7%
Late Career
14.3%