Average Mid-Career Electrician Hourly Pay in South Africa

R90.34
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
R19,155
Bonus
R32,225
Commission
R10,241
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Electrician in South Africa is R90.34.
10%
R44.48
MEDIAN
R90.34
90%
R163.92
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Hourly Rate
R44 - R164
Bonus
R2,959 - R31,609
Profit Sharing
R990 - R107,194
Commission
R0 - R32,225
Total Pay
R84,060 - R386,844

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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

R116
The top respondents for the job title Electrician are from the companies Eskom.Reported salaries are highest at Eskom where the average pay is R116.47. Eskom pays the lowest at around R116.47.

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Popular Skills for Electrician

Skills in Maintenance, Plant Maintenance, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Troubleshooting 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 R62.40 based on 54 salaries. An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R74.59 based on 1,014 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R101.91 based on 611 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 1,917 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
52.9%
Experienced
31.9%
Late Career
12.4%