Average Early-Career Diesel Mechanic Hourly Pay in South Africa

R85.99
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R12,335
Bonus
R11,000
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Diesel Mechanic in South Africa is R85.99.
10%
R28.62
MEDIAN
R85.99
90%
R151.66
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Hourly Rate
R29 - R152
Bonus
R2,170 - R24,124
Profit Sharing
R0 - R11,000
Total Pay
R60,760 - R350,643

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Job Description for Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Mechanic Tasks
  • Perform basic preventative maintenance, as well as troubleshoot and repair all types of diesel engine vehicles.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and supplies.
  • Learn and apply new technology in advanced diagnostics and repairs.
  • Comply with safety and EPA procedures.

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Popular Skills for Diesel Mechanic

Skills in Heavy Equipment Repair and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Heavy Duty Truck Repair, Maintenance and Automotive Engine Repair.

Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanic

An entry-level Diesel Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R71.22 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R119.26 based on 387 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R144.24 based on 282 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R143.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 841 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.4%
Mid Career
46.0%
Experienced
33.5%
Late Career
18.1%