Instrument Technician Salary (South Africa)

The average pay for an Instrument Technician is R303,597 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Instrument Technician Total Pay (?
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R124,686 - R511,908
(Median)
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400K
510K
MEDIAN: R303,596
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Instrument Technician Total Pay (?
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R78.52 - R202.73
(Median)
79
96
180
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MEDIAN: R110
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90%
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National Salary Data

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R0R190KR380KR570K
Salary
R124,686 - R511,908  
   
Bonus
R4,883 - R51,645  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R26,531  
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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R132,923 - R550,593  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R120R240R360
Hourly Rate
R78.52 - R202.73  
   
Overtime
R1.55 - R342.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R240KR480KR720K
Bonus
R4,883 - R51,645  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R26,531  
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).
)
R132,923 - R550,593  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Pay by Experience Level for Instrument Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Rustenburg
up arrow 24%
Cape Town
up arrow 16%
National Average
R331,000
Johannesburg
up arrow 7%
Durban
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Pretoria
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Experience Affects Instrument Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%
Late-Career
up arrow 6%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
R331,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Instrument Technician Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 21%
National Average
R331,000
Instrument Control
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 21%
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