The average salary for an Automobile Mechanic in South Africa is R154,550.
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Job Description for Automobile Mechanic
An automobile mechanic needs to be well educated in a variety of subjects involved in car functions. Generally, you need some type of schooling to work in the auto mechanic industry. The majority of the time, a mechanic works indoors in a garage. If you grew up fixing your own car or friend's cars and know what your doing, you will have it easy when applying for a mechanic position. Most of the time someone might know how to fix or tweak a certain part of the car, but not the entire thing. When…Read more
Automobile Mechanic Tasks
- Diagnose, repair and perform maintenance on automobiles.
- Maintain inventory of tools and parts.
- Communicate with customer service, parts and sales departments.
- Diagnose malfunctions using electronic testing equipment.
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Popular Skills for Automobile Mechanic
Automotive Engine Repair
Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, System Repair, Troubleshooting, Maintenance and Automotive Engine Repair.
Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Mechanic
An early career Automobile Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R146,667 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Automobile Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R150,151 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Automobile Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R114,000 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R164,813.
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