Is It True South African Courier Drivers Earn 30K per Month? South Africans Respond to Twitter Post

Is It True South African Courier Drivers Earn 30K per Month? South Africans Respond to Twitter Post

  • A Twitter user shared a post trying to confirm if courier drivers earned R30 000 a month in South Africa
  • According to expert sources, the post may not be entirely far off, but it all depends on a few conditions
  • Netizens took to the comments to share their thoughts, while a few may be considering it a viable career

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Is it true that courier drivers earn 30K a month in South Africa?
Do couriers really earn 30K in SA? Images: Getty Images
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A recent Twitter post by @MrSAAerobics sparked conversation around the salary of courier drivers in South Africa. The post was looking for confirmation if drivers earned 30 000 a month. One wouldn't blame him for thinking so. The drivers work long days and hours, taking on long distances.

The Twitter posts wanted to know if drivers earned 30K

According to salary explorer, the average salary for a delivery driver is R 12 200 per month. But the salary range is between R 8 340 and R30 000, so he might be asking the right questions here.

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South Africans shared their thoughts on the salary drivers earned

It was still interesting to read what other South Africans thought the salary was, as most considered the job a viable option. Here is what some had to say:

@Dukes_Mokoena said:

"Might be true. Given the thousands of kilometres they drive monthly."

@SphaMakume added:

"It depends but in most cases people they get that amount. They also own the bakkie/ truck ( owner driver )."

@SparklingLitee mused:

"Eh, I must consider this job mus."

@caleb_njabulo wasn't buying it:

"I doubt."

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Other people felt the same way.

Alesta Joni commented:

"And they're on special."

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