The average pay for a Diesel Mechanic is R221,868 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Equipment Maintenance and Mechanic. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

R96,862 - R379,868
R97K
R220K
R380K
MEDIAN: R224,458
10%
50%
90%
R34.58 - R175.52
R35
R110
R180
MEDIAN: R110.13
10%
50%
90%
R0R386K
Salary R96,862 - R379,868
Bonus R1,208 - R34,702
Profit Sharing R5,000
Commission R10,000
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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R95,589 - R386,286
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 639
Hourly Data R0R226
Hourly Rate R34.58 - R175.52
Overtime R19.87 - R226.30
Annual Data R0R386K
Bonus R1,208 - R34,702
Commission R10,000
Profit Sharing R5,000
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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R95,589 - R386,286
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 127

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Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Diesel Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Diesel Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R190,000 based on 323 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Diesel Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R231,000 based on 276 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R251,000 based on 205 salaries. A Diesel Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R285,000 based on 87 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R228,155

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Diesel Mechanic Reviews

Q: 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.
Cons:

Diesel Mechanic in Kriel:
"D/mech."
Pros: Interresting, exciting and always learning.
Cons: People you have to work with that don't have sufficient experience and common sense.

Diesel Mechanic in mpumalanga:
"Work hard and under pressure."
Pros: The tricky jobs that need thinking and safety.
Cons: Communication by sharing the ideas with co-workers.

Diesel Mechanic in Johannesburg:
Pros: FIXING VEHICLES.
Cons: NOT GET PAID ENOUGH.

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Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

▲25%

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
R228,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
▲46%

Mechanic
▲14%


National Average
R228,000

Industrial Hydraulics
▼1%

Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical
▼9%



Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 45%
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