Mechanical Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is R312,456 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Project is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

R152,282 - R615,838
(Median)
R150K
R310K
R620K
MEDIAN: R312,456
10%
50%
90%

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R49.78 - R380.80
(Median)
R50
R140
R380
MEDIAN: R144.00
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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R0R220KR440KR660K
Salary
R152,282 - R615,838  
   
Bonus
R8.63 - R62,215  
Profit Sharing
R302.01 - R158,927  
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).
)
R153,995 - R655,710  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R150R300R450
Hourly Rate
R49.78 - R380.80  
   
Overtime
R1.55 - R445.29  
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.
)
R0R300KR600KR900K
Bonus
R8.63 - R62,215  
   
Profit Sharing
R302.01 - R158,927  
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).
)
R153,995 - R655,710  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 103%



National Average
R329,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

up arrow 12%


Autocad 2000i
up arrow 3%

National Average
R329,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 6%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 6%


Pro/Engineer
up arrow 8%

up arrow 9%

up arrow 13%

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 198 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 41%