Average Diesel Mechanic with Maintenance Skills Salary in South Africa

R218,499
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R15,725
Bonus
R10,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Diesel Mechanic with Maintenance skills in South Africa is R218,499.
10%
R72k
MEDIAN
R218k
90%
R391k
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Salary
R72k - R391k
Bonus
R5k - R35k
Profit Sharing
R6k - R35k
Total Pay
R81k - R410k

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

Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanic

An early career Diesel Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R181,124 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R232,850 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R236,718 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R297,512.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 185 survey responses.
Early Career
29.2%
Mid Career
31.9%
Experienced
26.5%
Late Career
12.4%