Average Experienced Electrician Hourly Pay in South Africa

R101.37
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
R20,094
Bonus
R2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Electrician in South Africa is R101.37.
10%
R44.74
MEDIAN
R101.37
90%
R179.59
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Hourly Rate
R45 - R180
Bonus
R5,195 - R39,108
Profit Sharing
R1,028 - R58,958
Total Pay
R86,732 - R481,853

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Job Description for Electrician

Electrician Tasks
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair all power generation and distribution equipment.
  • Study and understand electrical schematics.
  • Assist in performing and interpreting power calculations, power factor, insulation tests and positive relay tests as required.
  • Perform daily inspections and maintenance on electrical equipment.

Popular Employer Salaries for Electrician

R122

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Popular Skills for Electrician

Skills in Maintenance, Plant Maintenance, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Equipment Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Equipment Installation.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

An entry-level Electrician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R61.23 based on 57 salaries. An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R73.82 based on 1,040 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R89.95 based on 942 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R131.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,282 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
45.6%
Mid Career
41.3%
Late Career
10.6%