The average hourly pay for an Automotive Electrician in South Africa is R87.70.
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Job Description for Automotive Electrician
Most modern cars now depend on intricate electronic systems to control everything from engine timing and fuel intake to the simple act of starting the vehicle. Specialized car mechanics called "automotive electricians" are those who diagnose and repair problems related to automotive electrical systems. These technicians use a variety of computerized equipment and analyses to troubleshoot electrical problems and repair affected areas of vehicles, which are usually referred to them by either a ge…Read more
Automotive Electrician Tasks
- Install electrical components, wiring and systems.
- Keep accurate records.
- Evaluate and repair electrical issues.
- Test and calibrate components and systems.
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Popular Skills for Automotive Electrician
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting, Heavy Equipment Repair and Automotive Engine Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Electronic Equipment Installation.
Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Electrician
An entry-level Automotive Electrician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R54.46 based on 9 salaries. An early career Automotive Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R75.08 based on 98 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R93.00 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Automotive Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R100.00 based on 91 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R103.
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