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Mechanical Engineer Salary (South Africa)

A Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of R303,023 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Mechanical Engineer Salary (?
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R145,633 - R591,017
(Median)
150K
220K
300K
420K
590K
MEDIAN: R303,022
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Mechanical Engineer Salary (?
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R39.82 - R380.80
(Median)
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83
140
210
380
MEDIAN: R135.00
10%
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75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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R0R210KR420KR630K
Salary
R145,633 - R591,017  
   
Bonus
R894 - R60,263  
Profit Sharing
R582 - R164,867  
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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R144,472 - R618,703  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,092
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.
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R0R160R320R480
Hourly Rate
R39.82 - R380.80  
   
Overtime
R34.03 - R450.35  
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.
)
R0R320KR640KR960K
Bonus
R894 - R60,263  
   
Profit Sharing
R582 - R164,867  
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).
)
R144,472 - R618,703  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

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

Pay Difference By Location

Richards Bay
up arrow 68%
Witbank
up arrow 19%
Secunda
up arrow 15%
Centurion
up arrow 15%
National Average
R314,000
up arrow 7%
Pietermaritzburg
up arrow 21%
Port Elizabeth
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 94%
National Average
R314,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

up arrow 9%
Autocad 2000i
0%
National Average
R314,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
SolidWorks
up arrow 2%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 4%
up arrow 8%
C++
up arrow 8%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 8%
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 39%