The average salary for an Electrical Engineer at Eskom in South Africa is R477,280.
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Job Description for Electrical Engineer
Electrical engineers are responsible for implementing and designing components for any device that uses electricity, as well as the devices themselves. Engineers have to focus on the generation of power to the device or product. These devices can include anything that runs on electricity. Electrical engineers also focus on researching, creating, and improving products and devices. Due to the nature of the engineer's job, they often work in teams to solve the complex issues they are dealing wi…Read more
Electrical Engineer Tasks
- Design, maintain, implement, and improve electrical instruments and equipment.
- Supervise and train project staff as needed.
- Inspect completed projects to ensure conformance with design standards.
- Apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.
Popular Employer Salaries for Electrical Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Electrical Engineer are from the companies ArcelorMittal, Transnet Ltd and Transnet Rail Engineering. Reported salaries are highest at Transnet Rail Engineering where the average pay is R573,364. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Transnet Ltd and ArcelorMittal, earning around R458,824 and R417,420, respectively. ATNS pays the lowest at around R249,746. Veolia Water and Rockwell Automation, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R310,800 and R320,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer
Skills in Engineering Design and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer
An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R248,086 based on 6 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R275,000 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R707,931 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R509,113 based on 11 salaries.
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