Average Diesel Mechanic with Automotive Engine Repair Skills Salary in South Africa

R192,240
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R11,792
Bonus
R35,000
Commission
R1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Diesel Mechanic with Automotive Engine Repair skills in South Africa is R192,240.
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R61k
MEDIAN
R192k
90%
R353k
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Salary
R61k - R353k
Bonus
R5k - R28k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R1k
Commission
R0 - R35k
Total Pay
R73k - R355k

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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, Electronic Troubleshooting and Systems Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 R209,524 based on 8 salaries. An early career Diesel Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R167,463 based on 83 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R192,688 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R148,243 based on 74 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R237,225.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 311 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
26.7%
Mid Career
33.4%
Experienced
23.8%
Late Career
13.5%