Top 10 Highest Paid PSL Coaches & Salaries (2023)


The South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) is still considered one of the best leagues in Africa with teams like Kaizer Chiefs, Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates.

Do you want to know who is the highest-paid coach in PSL 2020? then keep on reading to find out below.

This post provides you with the list of Highest Paid PSL Coaches in the Premier Soccer League which is the highest division of South African football league system.


Top 10 Highest Paid Coaches in PSL 2020

1. Pitso Mosimane

  • Salary: R700,000 – R800,000

Pitso Mosimane

Pitso Mosimane is a former player and also former manager of Mamelodi Sundowns. He was born and brought up in Kagiso, South Africa, where he played football in his youth and played the role of a midfielder.

He led Mamelodi Sundowns to CAF Champions League victory in 2016 after defeating Egypt’s Zamalek 3-1 on aggregate and that same year, he won the 10th best coach in the world for 2016.

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In 2017, he won the Coach of the Year accolade at the 2016 Glo-CAF awards in Abuja, Nigeria.

2. Stuart Baxter

  • Salary: R350,000 – R450,000

Stuart Baxter

The second-highest-paid coach on our list is Stuart Baxter who is a former player and also former head coach of the South African National football team.

He was born and raised in England by Scottish parents and has played for a number of clubs in England, Scotland, Australia, Sweden and in the United States.

Stuart Baxter has managed international teams which include South Africa, England under-19 team and has previously managed clubs in Sweden, Norway, Portugal, Japan and South Africa.

3. Eric Tinkler

  • Salary: R350,000 – R400,000

Eric Tinkler

Eric Tinkler is a South African football coach and former player born in the year 1970 in South Africa. During his playing career, he featured for Wits University, Vitória, Cagliari, Barnsley, Caldas, and Bidvest Wits.

He moved from Italian club Cagliari to English club Barnsley on 1 July 1997 for a transfer fee of £650,000. Eric earned 45 caps for the South African national team between 1994 and 2001 scoring one goal throughout.

He was part of the South African team that won the 1996 African Cup of Nations

4. Steve Komphela

  • Salary: R300,000 – R400,000

Steve Komphela

Steve Komphela is a South African former footballer and currently a football manager. He is the former manager of Maritzburg United and former coach of the Kaizer Chiefs. He is currently managing Mamelodi Sundowns.

Komphela was born in the year 1967 in South Africa player and played in the South African National Team. He played the role of a defender during his time and has coached a number of clubs in South Africa.

5. Gavin Hunt

  • Salary: R300,000 – R400,000

Gavin Hunt

Gavin Hunt is a South African former football player and coach currently managing Premier Soccer League club Kaizer Chiefs. He was born in Cape Town, South Africa in the year 1964.

Gavin spent most of his playing career with Hellenic and was known as one of the best players.

He won three consecutive PSL championships from 2007-08 to 2009-10 at SuperSport United and has previously managed Seven Stars, Hellenic FC, Black Leopards, and Moroka Swallows.

6. Muhsin Ertugral

  • Salary R250,000 to R350,000

Muhsin Ertugral

Muhsin Ertugral is a Turkish football coach who played as a defender during his playing career.

He was born in the year 1959 and has played for several teams like Antalyaspor before he left Turkey to continue his career at clubs in Belgium and Germany where he also honed his coaching craft.

He was Association football manager at Orlando Pirates F.C. in 2016 and is the current head coach of Maritzburg United.

7. Roger De Sa

  • Salary: R250,000

Roger De Sa

Roger De Sá is a South African football manager and the current head coach of Premier Soccer League club Platinum Stars.

He played as a goalkeeper and was born on 1 October 1964 (age 54 years), Maputo, Mozambique.

Roger played for his country in three different sporting categories; basketball, soccer, and indoor soccer as well.

8. Kjell Jonevret

  • Salary: R250,000

Kjell Jonevret

Kjell is a Swedish football coach and a former football player, born in the year 1962, in Stockholm Sweden.

He played the position of a striker and has managed Djurgårdens IF between 2004 and 2006, leading his team to win both the Allsvenskan and the Swedish cup in 2005.

Kjell was appointed the manager of South African team Orlando Pirates in February 2017 and resigned in August 2017.

9. Dan Malesela

  • Salary: R220,000

Dan Malesela

Dan Malesela is one of the highest-paid coaches in the Premier Soccer League. He was born in the year 1965 in South Africa, and he is the current coach of TS Galaxy.

His team TS Galaxy stunned Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 in Durban to become the first second-tier club to win the South African FA Cup.

10. Peter Butler

  • Salary: R220,000

Peter Butler

Peter Butler is an English professional football player and coach who made more than 450 appearances in the Football League and the Premier League.

He was born in the year 1966 in England and was in charge of the Botswana national team from 2014 until 2017.

Butler played as a midfielder for Huddersfield, West Brom, and some other teams. In 2017, he was appointed as the new head coach of Platinum Stars in South Africa’s Premier Soccer League and left the position that same year.


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