The average pay for a Diesel Mechanic is R219,761 per year. A skill in Equipment Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

R97,491 - R377,079
(Median)
R97K
R220K
R380K
MEDIAN: R219,760
10%
50%
90%

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R35.65 - R165.09
(Median)
R36
R100
R170
MEDIAN: R102.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R130KR260KR390K
Salary
R97,491 - R377,079  
   
Bonus
R3,931 - R36,000  
Profit Sharing
R20,500  
Commission
R15,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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R97,174 - R381,847  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 621
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R80R160R240
Hourly Rate
R35.65 - R165.09  
   
Overtime
R34.11 - R231.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R160KR320KR480K
Bonus
R3,931 - R36,000  
   
Commission
R15,000  
Profit Sharing
R20,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
R97,174 - R381,847  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R222,227

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Diesel Mechanic Reviews

What is it like working as a Diesel Mechanic?

Diesel Mechanic in Johannesburg:
"Being a diesel mechanic is like being a technologist."
Pros: Mechanic is huge and innovative job.always has new things to learn every day or time you do on a task or job.
Cons: Always dirty and work with heavy duty equipment less technology in my current company.

Diesel Mechanic in Richards Bay:
"Getting more challenging that upgrade my skills."
Pros: Every day I'm getting more challenging jobs like fault finding and training.

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Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries




National Average
R222,000


Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 49%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 8%

Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 4%

National Average
R222,000

Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical
up arrow 4%

Diesel Mechanic
up arrow 9%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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