Shoprite Salary

What are the different Jobs within the Shoprite South Africa Brand?

So firstly, we will answer what different Shoprite positions are available within the Shoprite Brand, as these differences will significantly determine the Salary structure in the future.

The following Shoprite careers can be found within the Shoprite Group:

  • General Worker                          
  • Cashier
  • Cleaner
  • Truck loader
  • Money Centre Clerk
  • Grocery associate
  • Truck Driver
  • Packer
  • Trainee Manager
  • Supervisor
  • Deli Associate
  • Pharmacist assistant
  • Pharmacist
  • Accountant
  • Administrative manager
  • Functional analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Buyer
  • Director of Sales

These different Shoprite job options vary from R2000– per month to R14800– per month salary.

One cannot start at the top as a manager without the necessary experience and training. Let’s go through the steps to reach your full earning potential working for the Shoprite group.

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Learner Development with Shoprite: (Learnerships)

Shoprite South Africa runs an in-house retail varsity, a registered training and education college offering focused skills programs specific to the industry.

The Retail readiness program is an accredited 8-week course providing young people with the skills to be successful in the retail industry or to start their own business.

What qualifies a person for the Learnership program?

  • Hold a South-African ID document (be a South African citizen)
  • Be aged between 18 and 35 years old when applying
  • Hold a Grade 12 (matric) certificate or equivalent qualification in Mathematics and English.
  • Be currently unemployed

Working yourself to the TOP!

After completing the Learnership program at Shoprite, you will start your Shoprite journey as a Retail Sales Associate who earns between R500- and R800- a week salary for an average of 40 working hours a week. Do note this is only a starting point for your growth within the company. As you further your training and skills, you will eventually move up the ladder of success.

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How stable is the salary of a Shoprite worker?

Considering Shoprite is a leader in Supermarkets in South Africa. With patience, you could work yourself up to become irreplaceable within the company; it is regarded as a very stable job opportunity.

Shoprite will also invest in your training to further your knowledge and improve your earning potential. Investing in your training creates a loyal and trustworthy employee who will enhance customer relations and increase revenue.

The retail sector offers a variety of career paths with diverse salary prospects. Explore our detailed guide on SPAR salary, another major player in the industry, to see how Shoprite compares and what opportunities might exist for growth and advancement within the retail field.

What factors affect the salary of a Shoprite Employee?

  • Skill & Experience
  • Credentials
  • Geographic location
  • Job tasks
  • Success and Performance

To explain this further, one would suggest an employee with 15 plus years of experience as Manager of Shoprite in Gauteng’s salary would be higher than that of an employee with only two years of Managing experience in Limpopo or other rural areas.

It will also solely rely on the employee’s ambition and drive to succeed, whether they will move up the ranks and be promoted according to performance.

See below graphic illustration based on income for different employees working for Shoprite:

Cashier Sales156392558
Grocery Associate218643459
Money Centre Clerk228953581
Truck loader3614655863
General Worker4016186474
Trainee Manager4919617846
Truck Driver75303512141
Branch Manager117468118724
These amounts are estimated averages from across South Africa.

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