An Electrician earns an average salary of R224,919 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Artisan, Plant Maintenance, and Equipment Maintenance.

R86,101 - R373,751
R86K
R230K
R370K
MEDIAN: R225,398
10%
50%
90%
R36.36 - R149.58
R36
R83
R150
MEDIAN: R83.01
10%
50%
90%
R0R377K
Salary R86,101 - R373,751
Bonus R2,000 - R50,868
Profit Sharing R33.00 - R65,000
Commission R2,982
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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R85,463 - R377,983
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,204
Hourly Data R0R208
Hourly Rate R36.36 - R149.58
Hourly Tips R7.50
Overtime R33.43 - R208.66
Annual Data R0R377K
Bonus R2,000 - R50,868
Commission R2,982
Profit Sharing R33.00 - R65,000
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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R85,463 - R377,983
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 422

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Pay by Experience for an Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R189,000 based on 751 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R220,000 based on 607 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R255,000 based on 328 salaries. An Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R300,000 based on 130 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R216,807

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Electrician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electrician?

Electrician in Pretoria:
"Electrician."
Pros: Everyday is a new chellange in different departments.
Cons: Very stressfull and very long hours.

Electrician in GAUTENG:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Environment and friendly people.
Cons: To much work you need to complete per day.

Electrician in GAUTENG:
"Good."
Pros: Everything is different everyday.
Cons: I like everything.

Electrician in Steelpoort:
Pros: Working with electrical apparatus my hands and getting the jobs or tasks done before the required time period.
Cons: Pulling in cable.

Electrician in Witbank:
"Way better than all I have done, I enjoy my job."
Pros: The expertise I gain and an ability to learn.
Cons: It pays less but its quiet a dangerous job.

Electrician in Johannesburg:
"Love My Job, Solving Problems, Etc."
Pros: I am learning every day, and want to be the best that I can be.
Cons: Long hours, pay is not good, have to use my own car, pay for petrol to go so worksites, are treated unfair.

Electrician in Centurion:
Pros: Neatness, clean, knowledge, skill development.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲38%

▲18%

▲2%

National Average
R217,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM)
▲24%


Artisan
▲18%



ELECTRICAL
▲6%

▲2%

National Average
R217,000


Switching and Routing
▼6%

▼7%

Energy Supply (Gas and Electricity)
▼9%

Fault Finding
▼11%

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 51%
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