The average salary for an Instrument Technician is R360,445 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

R146,572 - R537,325
R150K
R360K
R540K
MEDIAN: R362,820
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50%
90%

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R78.61 - R189.00
R79
R140
R190
MEDIAN: R139.04
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R190KR380KR570K
Salary
R146,572 - R537,325  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R37,845  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R71,490  
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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R164,509 - R541,013  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
R78.61 - R189.00  
   
Hourly Tips
R0.00  
Overtime
R1.51 - R296.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R200KR400KR600K
Bonus
R0.00 - R37,845  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R71,490  
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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R164,509 - R541,013  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay by Experience Level for Instrument Technician

Pay by Experience for an Instrument Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Instrument Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $278,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instrument Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $385,000 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Instrument Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $415,000 based on 33 salaries. An Instrument Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $392,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R361,117

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Key Stats for Instrument Technician

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Instrument Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Late-Career
▲9%

▲7%

National Average
R361,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Instrument Technician Salaries


National Average
R361,000

SCADA
▼9%

Instrument Control
▼25%

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 19%
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