Average Mid-Career Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Hourly Pay in South Africa

R107.25
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R20,768
Bonus
R11,500
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills in South Africa is R107.25.
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ZAR 51.33
MEDIAN
ZAR 107.25
90%
ZAR 168.03
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Hourly Rate
R51 - R168
Bonus
R4,932 - R32,445
Profit Sharing
R0 - R11,500
Total Pay
R126,957 - R421,639

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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 that pay less than market rate include Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Electronic Equipment Installation, Plant Maintenance and Maintenance.

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 R68.92 based on 6 salaries. An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R98.81 based on 106 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R118.57 based on 89 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R151.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 247 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.4%
Early Career
42.9%
Experienced
36.0%
Late Career
18.6%