Average Electrical Technician Salary in South Africa

R267,256
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R15,409
Bonus
R1,750
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The average salary for an Electrical Technician in South Africa is R267,256.
10%
R102k
MEDIAN
R267k
90%
R459k
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Salary
R102k - R459k
Bonus
R275 - R35k
Profit Sharing
R10 - R20k
Total Pay
R87k - R446k

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Job Description for Electrical Technician

Electrical Technician Tasks
  • Lay out and assemble basic electrical circuits and assemblies.
  • Lay out and assemble machines based on drawings and detailed verbal instruction.
  • Perform basic mechanical and electrical troubleshooting.
  • Read and interpret electrical and mechanical blueprints, diagrams and schematics.

Popular Employer Salaries for Electrical Technician

The top respondents for the job title Electrical Technician are from the companies Eskom, ArcelorMittal and Sasol Mining. Reported salaries are highest at ArcelorMittal where the average pay is R499,548. Eskom pays the lowest at around R300,300.

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Popular Skills for Electrical Technician

Skills in Maintenance, Project Management, Troubleshooting and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Technician

An entry-level Electrical Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R150,085 based on 19 salaries. An early career Electrical Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R206,422 based on 263 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R308,465 based on 96 salaries. An experienced Electrical Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R386,404 based on 76 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R430,794.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 486 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Early Career
54.1%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
15.6%
Late Career
6.6%

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