Average Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salary in South Africa

R160,609
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R9,952
Bonus
R23,583
Commission
R20,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in South Africa is R160,609.
10%
R71k
MEDIAN
R161k
90%
R296k
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Salary
R71k - R296k
Bonus
R2k - R39k
Profit Sharing
R12k - R36k
Commission
R507 - R79k
Total Pay
R67k - R315k

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Job Description for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Automotive Service Technician / 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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

The top respondents for the job title Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic are from the companies Jaguar Land Rover, Unitrans and Mercedez Benz. Reported salaries are highest at Jaguar Land Rover where the average pay is R252,000. Mercedez Benz pays the lowest at around R192,369.

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Popular Skills for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Skills in Automotive Engine Repair, Technical Services, Electronic Troubleshooting and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

An entry-level Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R90,000 based on 9 salaries. An early career Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R126,010 based on 217 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R169,375 based on 242 salaries. An experienced Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R198,963 based on 177 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R211,600.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 693 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Early Career
31.3%
Mid Career
34.9%
Experienced
25.5%
Late Career
6.9%

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