The average pay for an Electrical Engineer is R351,860 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Visual Basic (VB), Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Maintenance. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

R150,429 - R730,374
R150K
R350K
R730K
MEDIAN: R350,135
10%
50%
90%
R40.27 - R537
R40
R170
R540
MEDIAN: R170.22
10%
50%
90%
R0R783K
Salary R150,429 - R730,374
Bonus R1,012 - R71,359
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R75,000
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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R150,984 - R783,180
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 563
Hourly Data R0R537
Hourly Rate R40.27 - R537
Overtime R0.98 - R281.75
Annual Data R0R783K
Bonus R1,012 - R71,359
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R75,000
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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R150,984 - R783,180
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R300,000 based on 378 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R486,000 based on 185 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R621,000 based on 93 salaries. An Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R706,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R358,199

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Electrical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electrical Engineer?

Electrical Engineer in Johannesburg:
"Electrical Engineering."
Pros: Seeing the end result is always satisfying.
Cons: Repetition is a killer, and the meetings also prevent you from getting the work done.

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Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

▲97%

▲73%

▲36%

National Average
R358,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries




▲13%




Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲6%

National Average
R358,000




C
▼12%

C++
▼15%

▼17%

▼18%

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 44%
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