The average hourly pay for an Electrician with Troubleshooting skills in South Africa is R97.40.
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Job Description for Electrician
Electricians work for a wide variety of companies, perform a multitude of tasks that generally require close attention to detail and good judgment, and have a journeyman electrician's license. These licenses typically require four years of apprentice work. That time includes some classroom instruction and a good deal of actual fieldwork. Certain states and companies may require a master electrician's license, which entails several more years of experience working as a journeyman. Electricians …Read more
- 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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Skills in 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 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 R79.69 based on 95 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R99.06 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R131.48 based on 58 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R153.
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