Average Diesel Technician Salary in South Africa

R245,380
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R16,337
Bonus
R60,000
Commission
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The average salary for a Diesel Technician in South Africa is R245,380.
10%
R125k
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R245k
90%
R390k
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Salary
R125k - R390k
Bonus
R5k - R34k
Commission
R0 - R60k
Total Pay
R124k - R402k

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Job Description for Diesel Technician

Diesel Technician 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 Technician

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

Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Technician

An early career Diesel Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R237,816 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R237,358 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Diesel Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R261,000 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R380,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 110 survey responses.
Early Career
21.8%
Mid Career
39.1%
Experienced
24.5%
Late Career
14.5%