Mechanical Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is R321,450 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Simulation and Project. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

R154,916 - R621,095
(Median)
R150K
R320K
R620K
MEDIAN: R321,449
10%
50%
90%

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R48.84 - R377.37
(Median)
R49
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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R0R230KR460KR690K
Salary
R154,916 - R621,095  
   
Bonus
R2.95 - R61,327  
Profit Sharing
R307.67 - R118,359  
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).
)
R159,599 - R660,254  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,251
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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R0R130R260R390
Hourly Rate
R48.84 - R377.37  
   
Overtime
R1.55 - R293.61  
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.
)
R0R260KR520KR780K
Bonus
R2.95 - R61,327  
   
Profit Sharing
R307.67 - R118,359  
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).
)
R159,599 - R660,254  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 101%



National Average
R336,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Simulation
up arrow 38%

up arrow 12%


Autocad 2000i
up arrow 1%

National Average
R336,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%





Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 7%


C++
up arrow 8%

up arrow 10%

up arrow 14%

up arrow 16%

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
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 41%
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