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Electrician Salary

An Electrician earns an average salary of R199,504 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 Plant Maintenance and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

R89,825 - R346,166
(Median)
R90K
R200K
R350K
MEDIAN: R199,504
10%
50%
90%

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R31.88 - R129.58
(Median)
R32
R78
R130
MEDIAN: R77.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R120KR240KR360K
Salary
R89,825 - R346,166  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R25,385  
Profit Sharing
R25.00 - R84,500  
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).
)
R83,099 - R342,761  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 730
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
R0R70R140R210
Hourly Rate
R31.88 - R129.58  
   
Overtime
R33.42 - R189.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
R0R140KR280KR420K
Bonus
R0.00 - R25,385  
   
Profit Sharing
R25.00 - R84,500  
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).
)
R83,099 - R342,761  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 305

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Electrician Reviews

What is it like working as an Electrician?

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 northam limpopo:
"Its The Same As A Doctor Helping Patient."
Pros: Its very challenging, every time you have an assignment to do you must firstly consider safety , to yourself and fellow employees. You must be always alert, most importantly think the worst by any equipment as it the power is, whereby you know exactly that its off because you would have already switched power off, made it safely by earthing it most importantly you locked it out to prevent anybody to from switching it will you work.
Cons: None, because every day you learn new thing. I don't regret being an electrician. Respect everyone your working with.

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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries




National Average
R197,000


Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Plant Maintenance
up arrow 23%


Fault Finding
up arrow 10%

Maintenance
up arrow 3%

National Average
R197,000


Electrician
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 53%
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