Average Entry-Level Electrician with Plant Maintenance Skills Hourly Pay in South Africa

R60.00
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R8,500
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Electrician with Plant Maintenance skills in South Africa is R60.00.
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ZAR 29.59
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ZAR 60
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ZAR 76.61
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Hourly Rate
R30 - R77
Bonus
R6,805 - R13,169
Total Pay
R52,851 - R229,074

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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.

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Popular Skills for Electrician

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

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R85.54 based on 202 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R104.36 based on 196 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R120.61 based on 142 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R135.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 605 survey responses.
Early Career
33.4%
Mid Career
32.4%
Experienced
23.5%
Late Career
10.7%