The average salary for an Electronics Technician in South Africa is R197,608.
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Job Description for Electronics Technician
Electronic technicians repair, conduct, and test a variety of electrical systems and products. When an electrical system is malfunctioning, these technicians must troubleshoot the system and repair it to a safe and working order. Safety is an important concern in this position, as much of the work involves live electricity which can be dangerous if mishandled. All procedures must be carried out under the guidelines set forth by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). While rep…Read more
Electronics Technician Tasks
- Troubleshoot electro-mechanical assemblies to the component level.
- Develop and document test processes for electronic equipment.
- Perform minor soldering and electronic repair.
- Design and document minor electronics and cable assemblies.
- Utilize various electronic test equipment, such as meters, oscilloscopes and power supplies.
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Popular Skills for Electronics Technician
Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Soldering, System Testing, Electronic Equipment Installation and System Repair.
Pay by Experience Level for Electronics Technician
An entry-level Electronics Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R97,480 based on 15 salaries. An early career Electronics Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R149,078 based on 279 salaries. A mid-career Electronics Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R206,993 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Electronics Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R287,294 based on 155 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R301,635.
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