Instrument Technician Salary

The average pay for an Instrument Technician is R344,608 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in SCADA is associated with high pay for this job.

R130,423 - R517,058
(Median)
R130K
R340K
R520K
MEDIAN: R344,607
10%
50%
90%

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R82.28 - R205.11
(Median)
R82
R130
R210
MEDIAN: R128.00
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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R0R190KR380KR570K
Salary
R130,423 - R517,058  
   
Bonus
R5,017 - R51,906  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R90,000  
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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R141,304 - R542,196  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R100R200R300
Hourly Rate
R82.28 - R205.11  
   
Overtime
R79.46 - R295.90  
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.
)
R0R200KR400KR600K
Bonus
R5,017 - R51,906  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R90,000  
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).
)
R141,304 - R542,196  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Pay by Experience Level for Instrument Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Instrument Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%


National Average
R350,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Instrument Technician Salaries

SCADA
up arrow 53%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 3%

National Average
R350,000

Instrument Control
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 19%
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