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.

R161,933 - R713,170
R160K
R350K
R710K
MEDIAN: R351,860
10%
50%
90%

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R44.25 - R542
R44
R200
R540
MEDIAN: R195.33
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R250KR500KR750K
Salary
R161,933 - R713,170  
   
Bonus
R1,984 - R63,757  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R77,760  
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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R163,940 - R746,101  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 532
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R190R380R570
Hourly Rate
R44.25 - R542  
   
Overtime
R0.97 - R257.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R500KR1MR1M
Bonus
R1,984 - R63,757  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R77,760  
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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R163,940 - R746,101  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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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 $300,000 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 $486,000 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 $621,000 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 $706,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R361,565

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Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

▲95%

▲72%

▲34%

National Average
R362,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries




▲12%




Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲5%

National Average
R362,000




C
▼13%

C++
▼16%

▼18%

▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 44%