Average Diesel Mechanic Salary in South Africa

R197,468
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R19,998
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The average salary for a Diesel Mechanic in South Africa is R197,468.
10%
R99k
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R197k
90%
R383k
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R99k - R383k
Bonus
R4k - R52k
Total Pay
R68k - R372k

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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, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Electronic 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 R165,000 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R202,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R288,000 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R243,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 103 survey responses.
Early Career
34.0%
Mid Career
30.1%
Experienced
21.4%
Late Career
14.6%