Average Boilermaker Hourly Pay in South Africa

R90.52
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R14,681
Bonus
R5,000
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The average hourly pay for a Boilermaker in South Africa is R90.52.
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R44.51
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R90.52
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R150.17
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MEDIAN R90.52
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Hourly Rate
R45 - R150
Bonus
R3,175 - R35,074
Profit Sharing
R27 - R23,270
Total Pay
R95,138 - R370,778

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Job Description for Boilermaker

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Boilermaker

The top respondents for the job title Boilermaker are from the companies Engineering, Inc., Sasol Mining and Murray & Roberts. Reported salaries are highest at Sasol Mining where the average pay is R115.86. Engineering, Inc. pays the lowest at around R78.00.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Boilermaker

Skills in Manufacturing Fabrication, Plant Maintenance, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Welding.

Pay by Experience Level for Boilermaker

An entry-level Boilermaker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R62.53 based on 29 salaries. An early career Boilermaker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R77.99 based on 437 salaries. A mid-career Boilermaker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R89.18 based on 405 salaries. An experienced Boilermaker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R104.24 based on 337 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R119.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,392 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.1%
Early Career
31.4%
Mid Career
29.1%
Experienced
24.2%
Late Career
13.2%

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