The average salary for an Automotive Technician in South Africa is R155,073.
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Job Description for Automotive Technician
An automotive technician performs routine repairs, diagnostics, and maintenance on vehicles, including brake and hydraulic, exhaust, primary and/or advanced fuel ignition and electrical, suspension and alignment, air conditioning and computer systems. They typically work in an automotive repair shop or chain, describing needed work to customers and providing cost estimates needed to bring customer's vehicles up to manufacturer's specifications; they also may open their own auto shop or work in …Read more
Automotive Technician 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 Automotive Technician
Automotive Engine Repair
Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Technician
An early career Automotive Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R168,000 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R152,070 based on 26 salaries.
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