Average Boilermaker Hourly Pay in South Africa

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (ZAR)
ZAR 49.88
ZAR 97.79
ZAR 155.59

The average hourly pay for a Boilermaker is R97.79

Hourly Rate
R50 - R156
R2k - R40k
Profit Sharing
R255 - R50k
Total Pay
R104k - R369k
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What Do Boilermakers Do?

Boilermaker Tasks
  • Assemble, install, and repair boilers, closed vats, and other large vessels or containers that hold liquids and gases.
  • Interpret work orders, job orders, specifications, blueprints, ISO's or other drawings and recognize basic blueprint terms and symbols accurately.
  • Repair boilers, tanks, and vessels in the field by unbolting or flame cutting defective sections using torches, jacks, caulking hammers, power saws, threading dies, welding equipment, and metalworking machinery.
  • Bolt or weld casing sections, uptakes, stacks, baffles, tower manways, trays, chutes, and air heaters, fan stands, feeding tube, catwalks, ladders, hopper and safety hatches to frames.
  • Hammer, flame-cut, file or grind irregular edges of structural parts.
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FAQs About Boilermakers

What is the highest pay for Boilermakers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Boilermaker is ZAR 155.59 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Boilermakers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Boilermaker is ZAR 49.88 / hour

How can Boilermakers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Boilermaker is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Boilermaker that oversees more junior Boilermakers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.